Date posted:
Mon 06 June 2022

Corporate lawyer Craig Geraghty has been promoted to Legal Director of the firm.

Corporate and commercial lawyers Natasha (Tash) Collins and Phil Bowers and regulatory and insurance lawyer Josh Bates have been promoted to Associates of the firm.

Commenting on the changes, director and head of the firm’s corporate team David Malone said: “These promotions are hugely well-deserved and reflect the extremely positive feedback we receive from the clients with whom Craig, Tash, Phil and Josh work. They each bring rare technical and project management skills to the firm and have demonstrated an ability to help clients manage their risk in key projects and transactions, wherever in the world they are taking place.”

Michael Ainsworth, director and head of the firm’s commercial, insurance and regulatory team added: “In their new roles, Craig, Tash, Phil and Josh will take increasing responsibility for developing and delivering ground-breaking solutions to help clients overcome the evolving challenges of business life, which has been a hallmark of the firm and driven its growth since it was founded in 2003.”

In addition to the promotions, chartered legal executive Lauren Swanick has recently cross-qualified as a solicitor and will continue her work handling key corporate, commercial and governance issues for clients.

O’Connors provides a unique blend of corporate, commercial, insurance and regulatory advice for high growth owner-managed businesses and larger corporates. It has a national and international reputation for supporting insurance businesses, legal businesses, and investment funds and represents some of the most innovative and successful organisations in these sectors.

L-R Craig Geraghty, Phil Bowers, Tash Collins, Josh Bates