We are delighted to announce, Cains, has continued to strengthen its Corporate practice with the appointments of Katherine Sheerin and Faye Devlin.

A prominent figure in the employment legal sector, Katherine recently re-joined Cains’ Employment team and brings with her over 15 years’ experience advising on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment and data protection issues. She first joined Cains in 2001, advising on a broad range of corporate and employment matters until her departure in 2016, when she became dual qualified and spent a period working exclusively in the UK.

Katherine’s practice involves her supporting predominantly employer clients in the financial services, banking and insurance sectors as well as trading companies, charities and not for profit organisations. She covers all aspects of the employment lifecycle with a particular focus on senior executives, equality and diversity issues and business transfers/acquisitions.

In addition, Katherine specialises in data privacy and GDPR matters, having experience in auditing, training and compliance advisory work.

Commenting on her appointment, Katherine said: “I am really pleased to be re-joining Cains as head of non-contentious employment and data privacy. Cains continues to be recognised as a market leading legal and professional services firm on the Island. I  am very much looking forward to complementing the existing teams and specialists in providing considered advice and solutions on Isle of Man employment and data privacy issues.”

Also joining the Corporate team is Faye Devlin, who has taken up the position of corporate associate having spent three years with another Isle of Man law firm. Faye qualified as a Manx Advocate in 2019 and has experience of a broad range of matters including corporate and commercial law, conveyancing and private client work.

She is the Vice President of the Young Lawyer’s Association and achieved a Distinction in her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Leeds.  Prior to that she completed a Graduate Diploma in Law at the University in Law at Chester, where she received a Distinction.

Commenting on her appointment, Faye said: “I am delighted to be given the opportunity to become an integral part of the Corporate team at Cains.  It is exciting to be part of such a highly regarded firm which also has an incredibly supportive and forward focused outlook.”

Tristan Head, Director and joint head of Cains’ corporate team, said: “Both Katherine and Faye are fantastic additions to our employment and corporate teams and their hires reflect the continued growth of our top tier commercial law offering and our commitment to delivering the highest level of service to our clients.”