David Haggan, former Assistant Chief Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland, has passed away at 91, the Belfast Telegraph reports. Mr Haggan, originally from south Belfast, died in Surrey following a distinguished legal career.
James Osborne, former managing partner of A&L Goodbody, has passed away at the age of 68. Mr Osborne, a well-known lawyer and former chairman of Independent News & Media (INM), died suddenly on Thursday.
Solicitor Gerard Doyle of Connolly Doyle Solicitors in Buncrana, has passed away. Mr Doyle was a well-known solicitor and a partner at the Co Donegal-based firm, where his wife, Mary Connolly, remains a partner.
Ciara Burns, head of litigation at GR Ingram and Co Solicitors, has passed away. Ms Burns is named as head of litigation on the website of the Portadown-based firm, which now has a headcount of 5 across its Portadown and Lurgan offices.
Dundalk solicitor Conor Breen of McDonough & Breen Solicitors (McDB) has passed away. Mr Breen was best known as principal solicitor at McDonough & Breen Solicitors, where his son Niall also works as a solicitor.