11/01/2023 Appointments

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners in the key areas of Environment and Planning and Corporate and M&A. Jacinta Conway, Partner, Environment and Planning and Amy McDermott, Partner, Corporate and M&A were both previously senior associates with Arthur Cox. Their appointments further strengthen the firm’s expertise in these areas, and demonstrate the firm’s commitment to the highest level of client service.

Commenting on the appointments, Geoff Moore, Managing Partner, Arthur Cox, said “I am delighted to announce these appointments and I welcome Jacinta and Amy to the partnership. They are both committed to working closely with their clients so they can deliver commercially-focused, practical advice in today’s uncertain environment. I am also very pleased to announce the appointment of two female partners, as a key priority area for the firm is the promotion of further gender diversity and supporting women to reach leadership positions.”

The firm has 100 partners and 740 members of staff, with offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York and San Francisco.

About our new partners:

Jacinta Conway, Partner, Environment and Planning
Jacinta has practised exclusively in the area of Environment and Planning for many years, and has played a key role in advising on some of the most complex and significant transactions and litigation in the country. She has a special focus on the renewable energy, waste and natural resources sectors, and specialises in de-risking projects at the outset of their life cycle. Jacinta has also extensive litigation experience in planning and environmental judicial review challenges, planning injunction proceedings and criminal enforcement prosecutions.

Amy McDermott, Partner, Corporate and M&A
Amy specialises in advising a wide range of domestic and international clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law across a range of industries and sectors. Her key areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, loan portfolio sales, joint ventures and private equity transactions. Amy has particular experience in transactions and advisory work in the renewable energy, infrastructure and financial services sectors.