Death Notice

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Dungannon solicitor Edward Orr has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced. Mr Orr was admitted to the roll of solicitors in November 1961, later becoming a partner at Simmons McLaughlin & Orr. He retired as a consultant in 2011.

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Limavady solicitor David Brewster has passed away at the age of 56. Mr Brewster qualified as a solicitor in September 1988 and was well known as principal of DR Brewster Solicitors.

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Tributes have been paid to Professor Nial Osborough, emeritus professor of jurisprudence and legal history at UCD Sutherland School of Law, following the news of his sudden death. Professor Osborough, widely published under the name W.N. Osborough, passed away on 29 December 2020 at the age of 81. A

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Tributes have been paid to Cork solicitor Kieran O'Callaghan after he unexpectedly passed away last Thursday. Judge Olann Kelleher led tributes to the late Mr O'Callaghan at Cork District Court, the Irish Examiner reported on Saturday.

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Matheson chairman and partner Tim Scanlon has passed away at the age of 55 following a brief illness. Mr Scanlon joined the firm as a partner in 2000, going on to lead the corporate department and playing a key role in the establishment of the firm's financial institutions group. He was appointed ch

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Harry Nelson, the former Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland, has passed away. Mr Nelson qualified as a solicitor in 1957 and was the Crown Solicitor for decades until 1992.

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Retired Belfast solicitor Gerald Harrison, whose legal career spanned over four decades, has passed away. Mr Harrison was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1954 and later became principal of Belfast-based Harrison Leitch & Logan.

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Retired solicitor and politician David Cook, who became the first non-unionist Lord Mayor of Belfast in the late 1970s, passed away yesterday.

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Retired Dublin solicitor John M. O'Connor, former managing partner of O'Connor Solicitors, has passed away. Mr O'Connor qualified as a solicitor in the early 1950s and became a partner in the firm of J G O'Connor & Co Solicitors, a practice commenced by his late father. He later served for almos

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An obituary of Lord Hutton, the former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and Lord of Appeal in Ordinary who passed away last week, has been published by The Times. The senior judge was born in Belfast in 1931 and began his career at The Bar of Northern Ireland in 1954. He became a QC in 1970 an

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Prominent Belfast solicitor Patrick Cross, who was joint senior partner of Cleaver Fulton Rankin before his retirement in 2005, has passed away. Mr Cross, who was in his late 70s, passed away yesterday, the Law Society of Northern Ireland said in a statement.

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London lawyer Michael Kennedy, who once represented scores of prominent Irish footballers including Roy Keane, has passed away. Over a five-and-a-half decade legal career, Mr Kennedy represented the likes of Niall Quinn, David O'Leary, Frank Stapleton, Pat Jennings, Kevin Moran, Denis Irwin, Steve S

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Retired solicitor John R. Sullivan has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has said. Mr Sullivan was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1977, having previously pursued a career in teaching and youth employment.

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Castlerock solicitor Frances C. Buchanan, née O'Hara, has passed away following a short illness. Ms Buchanan, who qualified as a solicitor in Northern Ireland in 1982, is survived by her husband Clark.

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Barrister, journalist and author Jim Farrelly has passed away at the age of 77 after an illness. Mr Farrelly was a prominent Irish Independent journalist and held a number of key roles with the newspaper's publisher, including managing director of INM Provincial Newspapers from 1996 to 2000.

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