Press Release – 25th May 2017
At this year’s AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards 2017, Gillian Moore of Keating Connolly Sellors Solicitors received the Legal Executive of the Year in Ireland award. Gillian was one of eight finalists in the category. The Irish Law awards are now in their sixth year and they aim to identify, honour, and publicise outstanding achievements, while also recognising those who have dedicated their lives to serving in the legal profession.
Gillian Moore has been working at Keating Connolly Sellors since 2000, holds an LLB degree from the University of Limerick and is a full member of the Irish Institute of Legal Executives. Gillian was appointed as a legal executive in 2014; she initially worked in the litigation department and subsequently moved into the property department within the firm.
Speaking about her success, Gillian Moore, said; “I was delighted to receive the award for Legal Executive of the Year at the recent law awards. It is a great personal achievement on a national platform. The award is highly valued by the firm and I and its value was expressed to me by the number of acknowledgements I received from numerous clients and well-wishers. It is a true honour for both me and Keating Connolly Sellors overall.”
“My work at Sellors is varied and fast-paced and involves dealing with residential sales for private clients and lending institutions and each day presents new challenges. I enjoy working in such a great legal firm and being part of a growing property team. To gain recognition for my work on a national level is an added bonus and I would like to thank the partners at Keating Connolly Sellors for the nominations and the judges and the Irish Law Awards for my award.” continued Ms. Moore.
Stephen Keogh, Managing Partner at Keating Connolly Sellors said; “This is an absolutely fantastic achievement and it is a clear acknowledgement of all the hard work that Gillian has undertaken for the firm. Gillian provides a first-class service to her clients and this award is a testament to her dedication and expertise. At Sellors, Gillian is part of a forward-thinking, dynamic team of professionals and we wish her continued success.”
The 2017 AIB Private Banking Awards were held on Friday 12 May, at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4 and hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan.
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Gillian Moore – Profile
Gillian Moore is a legal executive at Keating Connolly Sellors. She holds an LLB from the University of Limerick and has vast experience in the areas of distressed sales and residential conveyancing.
During her employment with Connolly Sellors Geraghty (prior to the merger), Gillian was provided with a number of opportunities, which allowed her to develop and expand her knowledge of legal services. Under the guidance of a senior partner, Gillian worked in the conveyancing department providing legal services associated with residential building developments and commercial developments.
2009 saw an opportunity arise to join the defence litigation department. Initially, the role was to provide litigation support in relation to High and Circuit Court matter. Over time, Gillian became instrumental in providing a best in class service offering to one of Ireland’s largest insurance companies. Gillian worked under the guidance of Joseph Murphy, senior litigation partner. Whilst working with Mr Murphy Gillian absorbed a wealth of knowledge and experience which stood to Gillian later on in her career.
In April 2015, Connolly Sellors Geraghty merged with Keating and Keogh to form Keating Connolly Sellors. Gillian was offered the opportunity to work within the property department and continues to work within this area at the firm.
Keating Connolly Sellors – Profile
Keating Connolly Sellors is a leading law firm with offices in Limerick and Dublin. Sellors was founded on 1st April 2015, however the seeds of the firm were sown more than 150 years earlier by Limerick’s leading lawyers. During this time, the firms of Connolly Sellors Geraghty and Keating and Keogh crossed paths and formed partnerships. Sellors is uniquely positioned as one of Limerick’s newest firms with the foundations of two of Limerick’s oldest firms.
Following the merger and rebrand, 2016 was a year of continued progress for Sellors as the team grew by 30% across its practice areas. The firm serves the Mid-West business community and beyond with exceptional resources, efficiency and, above all, expertise. Recently, the firm was shortlisted for two awards at the AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards 2017 in two categories, namely ‘Munster Provincial Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘Legal Executive of the Year’. Gillian Moore, legal executive at Keating Connolly Sellors received the award for Legal Executive of the Year.