01 02 2024Press release

RDJ announces two partnership promotions for 2024

New Partner Announcement 2024

RDJ has announced the appointment of two Partners across the Firm’s corporate and commercial and dispute resolution practices.

The new partners are Louise Boughton (Dispute Resolution) and Sarah Slevin (Corporate and Commercial).

Managing Partner at RDJ, Jamie Olden, commenting on the appointments, said, “My congratulations to Louise and Sarah on reaching this milestone in their career. They are talented solicitors who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to the firm and to our clients. I am delighted to welcome them into the partnership and look forward to having them play a key role in the firm’s future as they start the next phase of their careers here in RDJ.”

Meet our new partners:

Louise Boughton (Litigation and Dispute Resolution)

Louise is part of RDJ’s Dispute Resolution team, specialising in the area of insurance defence litigation. She has extensive experience advising both public and private sector clients in this area. Louise has advised and defended State Authorities in relation to liability claims initiated against the State in the Circuit Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. She also brings her extensive experience from working for the State Claims Agency to the private sector and advises self - insured entities and insurers in both the Irish and UK jurisdiction.

Sarah Slevin (Corporate and Commercial)

Sarah is a member of RDJ’s Corporate and Commercial team (with expertise across each of M&A/corporate finance, corporate advisory and commercial advisory), but also practices across the key areas of Cyber and Data Protection, Technology and AI. She has advised on numerous complex and high-value transactions across M&A, private equity, venture capital investment and restructuring, across a wide range of sectors, deal sizes and deal types and acting for both buyers/investors and sellers/targets. Her advisory work covers all business challenges faced by organisations, including commercial matters, contracting, IP protection, governance and compliance. She also has a deep expertise in all aspects of data protection law and compliance, technology and, more recently, AI, advising clients, including multinational companies, large public sector bodies and innovative technology companies in all sectors and across all sizes on complex queries specific to each of these areas.

About RDJ

RDJ is one of Ireland’s leading corporate law firms. With offices in Cork, Dublin, Galway and London, the firm provides cross-sectoral expertise to clients that include scaling and established Irish companies, multinationals, financial institutions and global insurance companies.

For more information, visit www.rdj.ie

Pictured above are (L-R) Bryan McCarthy, Partner in Charge of RDJ’s Dublin office; Louise Boughton; Sarah Slevin; and Mary Purtill, Dispute Resolution Partner.