Northern Ireland

Cleaver Fulton Rankin to host trainee open evening

Cleaver Fulton Rankin to host trainee open evening

Belfast firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin is hosting a trainee open evening early next week. The firm is currently welcoming applications through its website for the recruitment of trainees until 4pm on Friday 3 November. To offer applicants the opportunity to find out more about the programme, the firm is holding a trainee open evening at […]

Electoral chief calls for change in donations law

Electoral chief calls for change in donations law

The head of the Electoral Commission in Northern Ireland has called for a change in the law to give it a role in investigating allegations about candidate spending. It follows an investigation by The Detail which revealed that campaign spending in the last Northern Ireland Assembly election was much higher than previously believed or widely […]

Arthur Cox offers careers workshop for trainee lawyers

Arthur Cox offers careers workshop for trainee lawyers

Arthur Cox is offering students the opportunity to learn crucial career skills and gain an insight into the trainee positions available at the firm at an open evening in its Belfast city centre offices. The event on Wednesday 25 October, 6.30pm, will see Arthur Cox partners and associates deliver in-depth workshops focused on how best […]

Law Society warns of bogus banking emails circulating

Law Society warns of bogus banking emails circulating

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has issued a warning to its members regarding bogus banking emails which are circulating and targeting legal professionals and businesses. The Law Society said it is aware of reports of three variations of the same bogus email, which invites the recipient to click on documents which contain potential virus […]

Law Society to host elder law conference

Law Society to host elder law conference

The Law Society of Northern Ireland is hosting a multi-disciplinary elder law conference in Belfast next month, focusing on capacity law and issues for medico-legal professionals. The “timely and important” is event is being organised in partnership with STEP NI, and all proceeds will go to charity Age NI. The Society says the event will […]

Cleaver Fulton Rankin welcomes high ranking in 125th anniversary year

Cleaver Fulton Rankin welcomes high ranking in 125th anniversary year

Belfast-based firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has excelled in the rankings of the latest edition of the prestigious legal directory, Legal 500. The commercial law firm is listed as one of a few “key players” among Northern Ireland practices. It was ranked in the top Tier in three practice areas and in Tier 2 in a […]

Tughans announces sponsorship of insurance masterclass

Tughans announces sponsorship of insurance masterclass

Tughans has announced its sponsorship of the Insurance Institute of Northern Ireland’s (IINI) Premium Masterclass series. Solicitor Neil Cahill from the firm’s dispute resolution team launched the new series alongside keynote speaker and four-time Paralympic gold medallist Dr Michael McKillop and IINI president Iain Patterson. Delegates also heard from Jack McIllduff, who has over 50 […]

MKB Law sponsors Vespa World Days Belfast 2018

MKB Law sponsors Vespa World Days Belfast 2018

MKB Law is sponsoring Vespa World Days as it comes to Belfast for the first time since the yearly global event started in 1954. The forthcoming event was officially launched by representatives from MKB Law as well as the Lord Mayor of Belfast, co-ordinators, partners and other sponsors in the Titanic Quarter of the city. […]

Law Society president speaks out on Brexit in break with non-political tradition

Law Society president speaks out on Brexit in break with non-political tradition

The president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland has broken with a long tradition of political non-intervention to share concerns about what Brexit means for lawyers and the wider public. Making the keynote address, Ian Huddleston told the Law Society’s annual council dinner at Belfast City Hall that Brexit will “make life messier not […]

Hundreds attend Law Society’s conveyancing conference

Hundreds attend Law Society’s conveyancing conference

Over 250 solicitors attended the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s annual conveyancing conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast. Now in its fourth year, the conveyancing conference has become a staple of Northern Ireland’s legal calendar. This year’s conference covered current issues of importance and relevance to solicitors who undertake conveyancing transactions. Speakers included […]