Lawyer Monthly - June 2022

LAWYER MOVES Dentons has announced the appointment of three new partners in Dublin: corporate lawyers David McGuinness and Michael McDonald and energy and projects lawyer Colm Ó hUiginn. McGuinness joins Dentons from Allen & Overy’s Dubai branch, having spent an earlier stint at William Fry in Dublin. His work involves private and public M&A, private equity, joint ventures, venture capital transactions and general corporate and commercial advisory. He has been involved in various significant corporate transactions in the infrastructure, life sciences, hospitality and food and beverage sectors. McDonald joins from Gilbert + Tobin in Australia, also having previously worked at William Fry. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, equity capital markets and investment funds. He also has experience of working on large-scale cross-border transactions in the healthcare, healthcare technology, cybersecurity and energy sectors. Mr Ó hUiginn joins from Sherman & Sterling in London. His practice involves advising on the development and financing of greenfield projects, and he has been involved in large and strategically important projects within the energy, real estate and infrastructure sectors. Dentons entered the Irish market two years ago and now employs 26 lawyers in its Dublin office. As of these new appointments, its Dublin partner count has been brought to 10. Dentons Adds Three NewDublin Partners Global law firm Jones Day announced has announced the hire of Jennifer Kane as counsel in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice, based in Jones Day’s Atlanta Office. Kane represents companies in the consumer products, medical device, pharmaceutical and automotive sectors in high-risk matters in federal and state venues nationwide. In joining the Business & Tort Litigation Practice, she brings extensive experience in all phases of litigation, from discovery to mediation and trial. She is also skilled in litigation management, acting as a national coordinating attorney for large consumer products clients. Kane has served on trial teams in dozens of highstakes commercial disputes and was a key member of the team that was recognized for earning one of the National Law Journal’s “Top Defense Verdicts”. Jones Day’s Business Tort & Litigation Practice comprises litigators who represent major companies and organisations in multi-district litigation, coordinated state proceedings, product liability cases, class actions and other high-stakes business disputes. Stephanie Parker, co-leader of the practice, welcomed Kane’s arrival. “Jennifer’s experience with mass tort and product liability litigation is an excellent complement to a key strength of our global practice group,” she said. “Her knowledge across multiple industries and both federal and state jurisdictions will be an asset to our clients.” New Leadership Appointed at Linklaters’ Singapore Office 11 JUN 2022 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM

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