Our regular round-up of deals involving Northern Ireland law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sonraí Analytics, a Belfast-based medtech firm, has secured funding from New York venture firm Eckuity.
Global law firm Eversheds Sutherland is partnering with Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry on a series of events and initiatives designed to help local companies grow their international footprint over the next 12 months.
Northern Ireland's equality legislation must be updated to provide as much legal protection from discrimination as people enjoy in other parts of the UK, a conference has heard. Hosted by the Equality Commission, today's conference is examining the history and future of Northern Ireland’s equa
Northern Ireland’s High Court has found that a farmer whose removal of trees may have resulted in increased water seeping into his neighbour’s land is not liable for the damage caused. The court found the change in use of the land was “entirely reasonable”, and an occupier is
Retired Belfast solicitor Kevin Eugene Hart, founding partner of Hart & Co Solicitors, has passed away at the age of 92. Hart & Co Solicitors was founded in 1970 and is a now a well-established firm offering services in the areas of conveyancing, commercial property, litigation, liquor and g
Ciaran O'Shiel and Tim Carson of A&L Goodbody examine the prospect of anti-SLAPP legislation in Northern Ireland following the Defamation Act (NI) 2022. While coverage of strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPPs, has been amplified by several high-profile defamation actions in
Northern Ireland personal injury firm JMK Solicitors has grown its headcount by 20 per cent since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, the firm has announced. Despite the impact of the pandemic on businesses across the world, the firm added staff across all teams, including legal adviso
UK law firm TLT has appointed Christina Lishman as a managing associate in Belfast, bolstering its litigation offering. Ms Lishman joins the firm from a large regional commercial law firm where she served as a senior associate specialising in commercial dispute resolution.
Northern Ireland’s High Court has rejected an appeal against a contact order where the applicant was refusing to accept her son’s guilt in relation to the death of a child in his care. The court found that the applicant was prioritising her relationship with her son over her relationship
Eversheds Sutherland was among organisations which came together to tackle "skyrocketing" scams at the Northern Ireland Fraud Forum's first-ever annual conference in Belfast yesterday. The NI Fraud Forum was launched in April by organisations including Eversheds Sutherland, Grant Thornton, and FPM-A
Scotland's justice secretary, Keith Brown, is to be quizzed this week on why he wants the Scottish Parliament to refuse consent to a bill about the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill would create an Independent Commission for Reconciliation a
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has been recognised with an award for hosting the three-day Commonwealth Mediation Conference in Belfast earlier this year. The Society won in the Best Business and Professional Services Event category at the Belfast Ambassador Awards held at the Crown Plaza Hotel
Belfast-based MKB Law has appointed Gavin Coyle as a solicitor in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution department. Mr Coyle has 10 years of experience in both High Court and County Court matters and is dual qualified in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.
Arthur Cox has been named as a sponsor of Belfast-based women's hockey club Pegasus. The club is one of the most successful in the history of Ulster and Irish hockey and was one of only eight teams to compete in the Women's Euro Hockey League earlier this year.