HHD Solicitors has announced the promotion of John O’Kelly to associate solicitor. Mr O'Kelly graduated from the University of Ulster in 2010 with a 2:1 in Law with Politics and qualified as a solicitor in 2013.
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the promotion of litigation lawyer Lauren Jones to associate solicitor. Ms Jones joined the firm in 2013 following her graduation from Ulster University with a first class honours degree in Law with Criminology, before obtaining
The Executive Office is unlawfully stymieing the implementation of the legacy pension scheme for victims of the Troubles, the High Court in Belfast has ruled. Mr Justice Gerry McAlinden handed down judgment this morning in respect of two separate judicial reviews brought by Jennifer McNern and
A first-of-its-kind case in Northern Ireland has highlighted a "legal lacuna" in respect of the release of offenders detained under mental health legislation, lawyers have said. Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors is involved in a case concerning an offender who was dealt with b
The Northern Ireland Executive should be "very slow to interfere" with the current 12-person jury in criminal trials in the face of the COVID-19 backlog, an experienced criminal lawyer has said. According to newspaper reports over the weekend, a reduction in the size of juries from 12 to seven or ni
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the appointment of advanced solicitor advocate Sheena Mahaffey to the firm's criminal department. Ms Mahaffey, a graduate of Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Canada, called to The Bar of Northern Ireland in 1992
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has congratulated graduates from the Couch to 5k (C25K) programme run by North Belfast Harriers. The law firm is a long-standing sponsor of the programme for amateur runners, which recently held a graduation ceremony at the Waterworks Parkrun.
An apprentice solicitor at Higgins Hollywood Deazley has become a "dementia community champion" for the firm. Naomi Woods completed training with the Alzheimer's Society to expand her knowledge of the disease and how it can affect people.
Belfast firm Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) has announced the appointment of Orla Henderson and Joanne Higgins as solicitors. Ms Henderson graduated with a law degree from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2014 and then attended the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) at Queen's Univ
Matt Higgins, founding principal of HHD Solicitors, has been appointed to join the Board of Members of Belfast Charitable Society. Mr Higgins, a lawyer for over 30 years, is already actively engaged in the local community outside of the law.
Belfast firm Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the promotion of Caroline Dunlop to partner. Ms Dunlop advises on all litigation matters including personal injury claims, injunctions, judicial reviews and contractual disputes.
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors have announced the appointment of solicitor Ashleigh Garcia. Ms Garcia, a graduate of Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University, specialises in education, immigration and employment law.
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has appointed Nick Bennett as an immigration solicitor. Mr Bennett, who is also secretary of the Immigration Practitioners' Group NI, was previously a legal executive in the firm's immigration department.