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Welcome to Caroline Gill

We at Fitzsimons Redmond, would like to welcome Caroline Gill to the firm. Caroline has been working with us since June as she converts her barrister qualification to that of a solicitor. We are honoured to benefit from Caroline’s vast and diverse experience.

A qualified barrister (with a wide practice), mediator and arbitrator, Caroline is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a member of the Marketing Institute of Ireland and the Employment Bar Association of Ireland.

Caroline’s impressive career has included roles such as Financial Services Ombudsman in the UK, the Insurance Ombudsman of Ireland, and the Deputy Financial Services Ombudsman of Ireland. She was CEO of the Consumer Association of Ireland, and sat on the boards of the Pyrite Remediation Scheme, the Housing Agency, Luas, the Irish Stock Exchange, the Mater Dei Institute at DCU and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. She currently sits on the board of ICCL, St. Patrick’s Hospital, the CPD Board, the PTSB Mortgage Products Tribunal, and the Lloyd’s Bank of Scotland Tracker Mortgage Tribunal.

We are absolutely delighted to work with Caroline and to welcome her numerous skills, talents and expertise to Fitzsimons Redmond.

Professional Wellbeing Charter

Fitzsimons Redmond is proud to become a signatory to the Law Society of Ireland’s Professional Wellbeing Charter. We consider ourselves to be a happy, high performing team. We embody principles of kindness, respect and flexibility. Now, while some of our team are working from home, we would like to declare our commitment to wellbeing in the workplace and respectful business practices. Continue reading

GEDI Charter

GEDI CHARTER

We are very proud to receive our Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion Charter Certificate today from the Law Society of Ireland, and to be included among the first signatories of this important statement about fairness and equality in the legal profession.

Signing up to the charter demonstrates a commitment to treating all individuals and groups of individuals fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs, in areas of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, race, class, disability or membership of the Traveller Community. As such, signatories will:

  • Recognise the individual needs of those they employ and support them to develop to their full potential.
  • Ensure equal access to opportunities for those they employ.
  • Ensure their policies, procedures and processes promote gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Carry out their work without bias, in a respectful and non-discriminatory manner.
  • Build awareness and understanding of the benefits of promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Assign responsibility for meeting the Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter commitments to a named senior partner or member of staff. Signatories are encouraged to publish details of the senior leader who is accountable for the Charter commitments on your website or intranet.

A Big Welcome to Andrew Young

We are all delighted to welcome back Andrew Young to Fitzsimons Redmond LLP, as a legal executive. Andrew previously worked here as a summer intern in 2018 and we are delighted to welcome him back. Since he last worked here, he has completed his law degree at Dublin Business School and has worked in the corporate and commercial section of an international law firm. Andrew plans to begin the law society entrance exams shortly, and then begin his solicitor traineeship. We hope he will be very happy with us!

Innovate Legal: Dublin

Solicitor, Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty has been invited to take part in a panel discussion on innovation in the legal profession and the business of law, at the Innovate Legal: Dublin event, which will take place at Huckletree, Pearse Street on Tuesday 17th September at 18.00pm. This is one of a series of information events for legal professionals organised by Clio, and the first to take place in Ireland. Lisa will be discussing, together with other legal innovators, what Fitzsimons Redmond LLP does to ensure that we are on top of legal trends and what we do differently to ensure a high standard of client service.

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets may be booked via eventbrite:

https://innovate-legal-dublin.eventbrite.com/?aff=Lisa

Irish Law Awards 2019

We are delighted to share the news that we have been announced as finalists in three categories of the Irish Law Awards 2019. John Redmond is shortlisted for Sole Principal of the Year, and Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty is shortlisted for both Dublin Lawyer of the Year and Community / Pro-Bono Lawyer of the Year. We are incredibly  grateful to our clients and colleagues for their support, and thankful for this recognition of the work we do at Fitzsimons Redmond LLP.

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