LK Shields Solicitors LLP Appoints New Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution

PUBLISHED: 1st July 2021

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Jill Callanan will lead the firm’s highly regarded Litigation Department.

LK Shields Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Jill Callanan as its new Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution.  Jill will replace outgoing head of department Michael Kavanagh to lead a team of specialists in litigation and dispute resolution across a wide variety of practice areas and sectors including commercial disputes, banking, employment, pensions,  insurance, intellectual property and technology, property, regulatory investigations, corporate restructuring and insolvency and construction.

Jill Callanan has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in breach of contract, shareholder and property disputes. Jill has also led the firm’s highly regarded Insolvency and Restructuring practice for the last number of years. 

Commenting on the appointment, David Williams, Managing Partner, LK Shields Solicitors LLP said: 

“I am delighted to welcome Jill as our new Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Jill joined LK Shields over 20 years ago and has been a partner since 2009. This appointment is part of the ongoing growth and development of the firm.  We have a thriving national and international client base and are continually adapting and innovating to meet their evolving service requirements and those of the market as a whole. I would also like to pay tribute to and thank Michael Kavanagh for his very significant contribution as head of our Litigation practice over many years.”

Commenting on the appointment, Jill Callanan, Partner, LK Shields Solicitors LLP said: 

“The LK Shields Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department has become one of the most highly regarded practices in the Irish market over the last number of years.  We have incredibly talented solicitors and I look forward to further developing the depth and breadth of experience among the team.”

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