New appointments at legal firm P O’Connor & Son

Two solicitors, Gina Mullen and Siobhán Durkan, have been appointed within the firm of P O’Connor & Son, bringing the number of partners to five, in addition to which it has a large team of paralegal, secretarial and executive support.

Gina and Siobhán join the existing partners, Patrick O’Connor, Samantha Geraghty and William O’Connor. The firm is now in its 122nd year of existence.

Gina Mullen specialises in residential conveyancing, banking law and security and probate. Following completion of her Diploma in legal studies with Griffith College in 2004, she was admitted to the Roll of Legal Executives in Ireland. She was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in April 2012.

Siobhán Durkan, a native of Lurga, Charlestown, graduated from UCD with a law degree and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland on March 18 2005. She is also admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales.

Siobhán relocated back to Mayo in 2017, having practised in Dublin for over 12 years specialising in commercial and residential property, banking law and security.

Prior to joining P. O’Connor & Son, Siobhán worked as an in-house solicitor with Bank of Ireland where she advised on all aspects of banking law, regulation and security.

Welcoming the appointments of the new partners, Pat O’Connor, firm managing partner, said: "Siobhán and Gina have demonstrated outstanding legal expertise and a commitment to the firm and its clients.

"Their appointments highlight the depth of talent present in the P. O’Connor & Son team and the firm’s continuing development of its lawyers. These appointments bring additional strength, energy and expertise to our client service."

P. O’Connor & Son is a modern progressive law firm which has a long history of achievement and setting of standards in the legal field. The firm was awarded the Quality Mark for services as far back as 1993 and since then has continued to perform and be recognised on the national stage as a leading and innovative Irish law firm.

The firm has been listed as a finalist in the Irish Law Awards annually since the inception of the awards and has been awarded two National awards (Probate law firm of the year and Irish Language practitioner of the Year ) and one provincial award (Connacht Law Firm of the year ) in recent years. Today the firm holds ISO 9002 accreditation for services from NASAI, which it has done for the past six years.

 

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