Death Notice

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Retired Northern Ireland resident magistrate John Fyffe has passed away. Mr Fyffe was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1958 and began his legal career in his family firm in Omagh, Co Tyrone before joining the Department of the Director of Public Prosecutions in 1972.

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Retired Northern Ireland solicitor Alan Kirk has passed away. Mr Kirk was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1978 and was a consultant in private practice with Co Antrim firm Joseph Lockhart & Son. He retired in January 2016.

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Belfast solicitor Sam Creighton, principal at Creighton & Company Solicitors, has passed away following an illness. Mr Creighton died peacefully at Marie Curie Hospice on 23 December 2023 and his funeral took place at Bloomfield Presbyterian Church and Roselawn Cemetery on Tuesday.

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Barrister Frank Shields BL passed away Sunday following a short illness. Originally from Dungannon, Mr Shields was a well-known family lawyer practising in Dublin. He called to the Bar in 1991.

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Mr Justice Joseph Finnegan, a former president of the High Court and judge of the Supreme Court, has passed away at the age of 81. He died peacefully on Saturday following a short illness, The Irish Times reports. Funeral arrangements have not yet been publicised.

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Prominent Belfast solicitor Brian Garrett, one of the founding partners of commercial law firm Elliot Duffy Garrett, has passed away at the age of 86. Born in Belfast in 1937, Mr Garrett was educated at Methodist College and Queen's University Belfast before qualifying as a solicitor in 1966.

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Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, has paid tribute to Sir Michael Nicholson who passed away on 30 October. She said: “It is with sadness that I note the passing of Sir Michael Nicholson on 30 October 2023 at the age of 90. Sir Michael, who took Silk in 1971, was firs

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Belfast solicitor Darren Duncan, a director at McConnell Kelly, has passed away. Mr Duncan was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 2000 and practised at Trevor Smyth & Co and Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) before joining McConnelly Kelly in 2003.

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Belfast solicitor J. Boyd Logan, former head of Harrison Leitch & Logan, has passed away. Mr Logan died on 28 June 2023 and his funeral service has taken place, the Law Society of Northern Ireland said.

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Attracta O'Regan, head of Law Society Professional Training (LSPT) and Law Society Skillnet, has passed away after an illness. Flags at Blackhall Place are being flown at half-mast in honour of the Law Society's long-standing colleague and a book of condolences has been opened in her memory, the Law

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Retired Northern Ireland judge Sir Liam McCollum KC has passed away at the age of 90. Born in Derry, Sir Liam took silk in 1971 and was appointed as a High Court judge in 1987. He was elevated to the Court of Appeal in 1997.

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Tributes have been paid to Dr Albert Keating, a leading expert in Irish probate law, who has passed away at the age of 71 following a short illness. Dr Keating was born and raised in Cork City, educated at UCC and King’s Inns and was called to the Bar at the age of 21. Having practised for a f

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Dr Albert Keating, a leading expert in Irish probate law, has passed away at the age of 71. Beginning his career as a barrister practising in Cork, he went on to become a senior law lecturer at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), now South East Technological University (SETU).

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Lord Carswell of Killeen, a former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and a Law Lord, has passed away at the age of 88. Born Robert Douglas Carswell, his legal career began when he was called to the Bar in 1957. He took silk in 1971 and was appointed to the High Court in 1984, before being eleva

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Tributes have been paid to esteemed barrister Ivor McAteer KC who passed away suddenly on Monday. Mr McAteer called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1990 and took silk in 2020. He was also qualified south of the border, calling to the Bar of Ireland in 1999.

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