Northern Ireland

1-15 of 4749 Articles
Clock icon 2 minutes

The Bar of Northern Ireland has congratulated 34 barristers on taking silk, including 12 women — a three-fold increase in the number of women in the last call four years ago. Until Friday, nobody had been called to the senior bar since February 2020 because of the collapse of the Northern Irel

Clock icon 1 minute

The Law Society of Northern Ireland's past president James G. Doran has passed away. Mr Doran, who passed away on Sunday, was born in 1927 and was admitted as a solicitor in 1953.

Clock icon 1 minute

Northern Ireland victims should be included in new UK legislation on the Post Office scandal, a lawyer representing dozens of subpostmasters has said. The UK government plans to legislate to clear convictions in England and Wales linked to the Horizon IT scandal, said to be the biggest miscarriage o

Clock icon 3 minutes

JMK Solicitors is celebrating 10 consecutive years as Northern Ireland's most prolific personal injury firm. New figures from the Department for Communities' compensation recovery unit shows that JMK was instructed in 1,939 cases last year, more than double the next law firm providing personal injur

Clock icon 1 minute

Global legal business DWF has announced seven promotions in its Belfast office. As previously reported, partner and Belfast office head Julie Galbraith has been promoted to the rank of managing partner while Orla Hanna has been appointed as a partner in the finance and restructuring team.

Clock icon 2 minutes

Law Centre NI has successfully overturned an HMRC decision on the allocation of child benefit in a case involving parents with 50/50 joint custody. The law centre took judicial review proceedings to challenge a decision by HMRC to withdraw child benefit from its client, who was in minimum wage emplo

Clock icon 2 minutes

A&L Goodbody has appointed James Flanagan, John Palmer and Caroline McNally to senior roles in its Belfast office. Mr Flanagan has been appointed as a partner in the construction and infrastructure team, while Mr Palmer joins the firm as a second energy partner within its corporate team. Ms McNa

Clock icon 1 minute

Northern Ireland's Department of Justice has launched a public consultation to seek views on recovery of criminal assets codes of practice. Updates to two existing codes of practice and one new code of practice are required to take account of new measures under the Economic Crime and Corporate Trans

Clock icon 3 minutes

A senior lawyer in Clyde & Co has identified mould regulation and e-scooter legislation as key areas where Northern Ireland law has fallen behind the rest of the UK and could provide "quick wins" for the justice minister. Tara McSorley, legal director in Clyde & Co's Belfast office, said new

Clock icon 2 minutes

Tughans has been ranked as Northern Ireland's most prolific M&A adviser for the ninth year in a row. The Belfast-based law firm advised on 50 of the 263 transactions recorded in 2023, according to the latest Experian M&A report.

Clock icon 2 minutes

A pilot scheme providing free independent legal advice to complainants in serious sexual offence cases in Northern Ireland has been extended for a further year until March 2025. The Department of Justice launched the pilot scheme in April 2021, less than a year before the collapse of the Northern Ir

1-15 of 4749 Articles