Madden & Finucane Solicitors

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More potential victims of the Post Office scandal have come forward in Northern Ireland following the airing of a high-profile TV drama on the subject. Michael Madden, director at Belfast firm Madden & Finucane Solicitors, already represents 20 subpostmasters in Northern Ireland and told the&nbs

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Belfast-based Madden & Finucane Solicitors has promoted Lynn Day to director and head of the firm's expanding civil litigation department. Ms Day joined Madden & Finucane in 2011 and specialises in all aspects of civil litigation, with particular expertise in personal injury claims.

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Lawyers for a 27-year-old dental nurse arrested at her workplace in Derry yesterday have said they will bring proceedings against the PSNI for a "distasteful and deplorable abuse of powers". In a statement issued yesterday afternoon, the PSNI said the woman was arrested on suspicion of being concern

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Three murder convictions dating back to 1981 have been referred back to the Northern Ireland courts by the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC). George Kirkpatrick, Eric Cullen and Cyril Cullen — the so-called Castlewellan Three — each received life sentences on 24 June 1981 for the k

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A former subpostmaster convicted in connection with the Post Office Horizon scandal has become the first in Northern Ireland to have his conviction quashed. Alan McLaughlin, a subpostmaster in Belfast, was convicted in February 2005 of false accounting offences over an alleged discrepancy of around

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The sole prosecution of a former British soldier in connection with Bloody Sunday in 1972 will resume next week, prosecutors have said. "Soldier F" was charged in March 2019 with the murder of James Wray and William McKinney, and the attempted murders of Joseph Friel, Michael Quinn, Joe Mahon, Patri

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Northern Ireland prosecutors have said they will decide within weeks whether or not to support the quashing of convictions of two people claimed to be victims of the Post Office scandal. The appeals by Alan McLaughlin and Lee Williamson were heard before the Lady Chief Justice, Dame Siobhan Keegan,

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Northern Ireland's Court of Appeal has ordered prosecutors to reconsider the decision to discontinue the prosecution of Soldier F for the murder of William McKinney on Bloody Sunday in 1972. While quashing the decision of the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) to discontinue the prosecution of Soldier

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Northern Ireland victims of the Post Office scandal which saw dozens of subpostmasters wrongly convicted of theft based on faulty evidence could be next in line to have their convictions overturned. Madden & Finucane Solicitors has written to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) on behalf of "a

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Staff and friends of Madden & Finucane Solicitors are taking part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon to raise money for Action Cancer and the Stroke Association. Solicitor advocate Michael Madden, pictured with other members of the Belfast Solicitors' Association, said: "This year we ha

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An application by prosecutors to withdraw proceedings against the former British soldier known as "Soldier F" has been adjourned until October. Soldier F was charged in March 2019 with the murder of James Wray and William McKinney, and the attempted murders of Joseph Friel, Michael Quinn, Joe Mahon

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The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) is facing a judicial review after today's collapse of the trials of two former British soldiers facing Troubles-era murder charges. The PPS announced today that it would discontinue the prosecutions of the former British soldiers known only as "Soldier F" and "So

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The families of five people shot and killed on Bloody Sunday have been granted leave for a judicial review of the decision not to prosecute former British soldiers for murder. The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) announced in 2019 that one former British soldier would be charged with two murders and

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The UK government has drawn condemnation after refusing to order a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, which campaigners say flies in the face of the rule of law. The government yesterday outlined its response to the UK Supreme Court's ruling in February 2019 that the s

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