Belfast solicitor Norman Nesbitt, formerly of Nesbitt Solicitors, has passed away. Mr Nesbitt has practised as a solicitor for over six decades after opening his firm, first known as J Norman Nesbitt, in east Belfast in 1954.
Tributes have been paid to the late barrister Garrett Cooney SC after he passed away at the age of 84, The Irish Times reports. Mr Cooney, originally from Co Longford, called to the Bar in 1960 and called to the Inner Bar in 1977.
Bangor solicitor Hugh Desmond Murray, founding partner of Murray Kelly Moore Solicitors, has passed away at the age of 89. The Law Society of Northern Ireland has extended its condolences to Mr Murray's family, friends and colleagues.
Human rights lawyer Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC, whose book on the Birmingham Six prompted one of the most significant defamation cases before the Irish courts, has passed away at the age of 92. He is widely known for his role in founding Amnesty International and his work with the Howard League for Pe
Barry MacCarthy, founding partner at MacCarthy Johnston Solicitors in Dublin, has passed away following a battle with cancer. Mr MacCarthy founded the firm in 2010, having previously been partner in a large Dublin firm and head of corporate at a mid-sized practice.
Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, a former judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland and Lord Advocate under Prime Minister John Major, has passed away at the age of 72. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, he qualified as a solicitor in 1971 and practised for five years before being admitted to the Fac
Co Antrim solicitor John Killen McNinch has passed away, the Law Society of Northern Ireland has confirmed. Until his retirement, "Billy" McNinch was the third generation of the McNinch family practising at J.W. McNinch & Son.
Belfast solicitor Gerard McClure, who practised as Gerard McClure & Co, has passed away. The Law Society of Northern Ireland has extended its condolences to Mr McClure's family, friends and colleagues.
The Law Library will be closed for four hours today as a mark of respect to long-standing colleague Deirdre Lambe, who has passed away. Ms Lambe worked at the Law Library for three decades and sat on the editorial board of the Bar Review.