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Welcome to the team Niamh O’Mara We are delighted to announce the appointment Niamh O Mara Chief Operating Officer of Johnson Hana. Niamh, former Chief of Staff, EY Ireland and a business leader with PCH International is an expert in organisational transformation, having worked at a strategic level with a number of start-ups, scale ups and large scale multi-nationals

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Johnson Hana & Kira We are delighted to announce our partnership with Kira Systems, providers of powerful machine learning software that identifies, extracts, and analyzes text in contracts and other documents. Kira’s solution can help reduce contract review and analysis time by up to 90%. Johnson Hana CEO Dan Fox said: “As fellow disruptors of the legal industry,

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