Professor James Devenney appointed to McCann FitzGerald Chair of International Law and Business at UCD Sutherland School of Law 

Barry Devereux, Managing Partner, McCann FitzGerald (left) with Prof James Devenney

 

We are delighted to announce that Professor James Devenney has been appointed to the McCann FitzGerald Chair of International Law and Business, replacing outgoing Chair Professor John Flood.

In his new position, Professor Devenney will oversee a Master’s Degree in International Law and Business. The programme, established in 2014, offers a specialised and innovative degree for students who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in law, business or related disciplines.

The prestigious course is being offered jointly by the UCD Sutherland School of Law and the UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business. Professor Devenney will work with McCann FitzGerald to coordinate joint activities which will be benefit the School, its students and the wider business and legal communities.

Commenting on Professor Devenney’s appointment, Barry Devereux, Managing Partner, McCann FitzGerald said, “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor James Devenney as the McCann FitzGerald Chair in International Law and Business at UCD Sutherland School of Law. James is widely recognised as a world leading expert on Transactional Commercial Law and having him represent the firm in the legal educational world is something we are very proud of.”

He added: “We recognise that today’s generation is the future and we will strive to do all we can to support both the new Chairs progress and also the students.”

 

(L-R) Prof Colin Scott, Sarah Begley, Barry Devereux, Prof James Devenney, Prof Imelda Maher and Prof Joe McMahon

 

Prof James Devenney