1 May 2015

McCann FitzGerald announces a number of changes to its leadership team

McCann FitzGerald is delighted to announce that Barry Devereux has commenced his role as the new Managing Partner of Ireland’s premier law firm. The firm has also announced a number of changes to the leadership team.

Alan Fuller will become the new head of Corporate, taking over from David Lydon. Seán Barton will head up Dispute Resolution and Litigation, taking over from Helen Kilroy. Shane Fahy will lead the Real Estate practice, taking over from Jim Murphy.

Fergus Gillen and Kevin Kelly remain in their roles as head of Finance and head of Construction respectively.

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Alan Fuller (Head of Corporate), Seán Barton (Head of Dispute Resolution & Litigation), Barry Devereux (Managing Partner), Shane Fahy (Head of Real Estate)

Commenting on these changes, Barry Devereux said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Alan, Seán, and Shane into their roles as newly appointed heads of practice and Adam as a partner in our Technology & Innovation group. Their addition will strengthen further the expertise and experience that we offer clients.

Mr. Devereux succeeds John Cronin, who returns to full-time client work. He takes the reins after a successful period as head of the firm's Corporate Finance Group. He has particular expertise in M&A and corporate finance transactions, including extensive experience of Irish privatisations. Barry has wide-ranging domestic and international transactional experience, gained over 25 years in Dublin, London and Singapore.

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