Claire Edgar, partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors Belfast firm Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors is the only Northern Ireland law firm shortlisted for Customer Service Excellence in Professional Services in this year’s Belfast Business Awards.
Worthingtons Solicitors has sponsored a Newtownards teenager who has been selected to compete in the World Karate Federation Championships in Italy. Lucy Oldfield, 14, a pupil at Regent House Grammar School, is one of seven representing Northern Ireland at the championships.
The Bar of Northern Ireland has urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to examine evidence from England and Wales before creating a specific offence of domestic abuse. In a consultation response, the Bar said it would be "advantageous for the Department to monitor the operation of the new offence in
The Law Society of Northern Ireland has warned its members to be vigilant of phone hacking. The Society said it has received reports that some local solicitor firms have been the victim of phone hacking.
More than 40 lawyers from across Northern Ireland have signed up for the Women in the Law Mentoring Programme in its third year. They heard from past participants and key speakers at an event held at the Galgorm Manor last week.
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice has taken on new responsibilities under departmental changes agreed in cross-party talks last year. The reduction in the number of government departments from 12 to 9 will see the DOJ also encompass the Planning Appeals Commission and Water Appeals Commission
Belfast firm Carson McDowell is backing a solicitor who hopes to represent Ireland at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this Summer. Timothy Cockram, an associate in Carson McDowell’s litigation team, plays for Ireland’s international hockey team, who have qualified for the Olympics for the fi
Solicitor Gavin Booth of KRW Law Belfast firm KRW Law announced the launch of judicial review proceedings against the Police Ombudsman of Northern Ireland at an event marking 40 years since the death of Seamus Ludlow yesterday.
The Belfast Solicitors Association (BSA) raised almost £1,000 for a local homelessness charity after organising a pub quiz. Six teams competed at The House Pub & Kitchen in Stramillis, which provided the quiz master and nibbles, and raised a total of £926.99 for The Welcome Organisation.