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JPA Brenson Lawlor Appoints Three New Partners

We are very pleased to officially announce a further expansion of the firm with the appointment of three new Partners.

Ciara Ferguson becomes Partner, Audit and Business Advisory. With a Masters in Accounting from UCD Smurfit, Ciara is also ACA qualified. Ciara completed her training with PwC and has worked with JPA Brenson Lawlor for the past seven years.

John Manning becomes Partner, Audit and Business Advisory. John graduated out of Technological University of Dublin and followed that with an ACA training contract with JPA Brenson Lawlor. John joined the firm ten years ago.

Deborah Drought becomes Partner, Taxation Services. A graduate of South East Technological University Deborah joined JPA Brenson Lawlor ten years ago having started her career working with a number of firms in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Commenting on the appointment, Ian Lawlor, Managing Partner, said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of our three new partners who will play a pivotal role in supporting and driving our firm’s next stage of growth. Ciara, John and Deborah are highly committed to our clients and their businesses and are a significant addition to our leadership team. On the firm’s 50 years anniversary in business in 2022, I am delighted to announce the appointment of two female partners, gender diversity, supporting and promoting our female colleagues to reach leadership positions in business is a key priority for JPA Brenson Lawlor. Congratulations Deborah, John and Ciara and I wish you every success in the years to come”.

From left to right: Deborah Drought, Ian Lawlor (Managing Partner), Ciara Ferguson, John Manning