Madden & Finucane Solicitors has overtaken KRW Law to top the table of legal aid payments to solicitor firms in Northern Ireland in 2014-15. They were the only two solicitor practices to receive more than £2 million in total from the legal aid fund.
Pictured (l-r): Joanne Young from Macmillan, clinical nurse specialist Deirdre Armstrong, and CFR managing director Karen Blair Belfast law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin (CFR) has announced a new partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.
The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, has been ordered to submit an affidavit to the High Court in Belfast in the ongoing case brought by "the Hooded Men". The surviving members of a group of men who were allegedly tortured by the British Army during the Troubles are challen
Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has announced new measures to enhance the specialist court listing arrangements in Londonderry Magistrates' Court. Since 2011, domestic violence cases in the Londonderry jurisdiction have been heard on specifically assigned days and by the same judge.
Elliott Duffy Garrett Solicitors (EDG) were delighted to host 50 lawyers from across Europe at the TAGLaw European Regional Conference in Belfast on 11 and 12 March 2016. EDG is the sole Northern Irish member of the TAGLaw Global Law Firm Group. Founded in 1998, TAGLaw is an international alliance o
Attorney General for Northern Ireland, John Larkin QC The Attorney General for Northern Ireland, John Larkin QC, has said the Easter Rising in 1916 lacked "any democratic or constitutional legitimacy".
The Court of Appeal in Belfast has upheld a ban on men who have sex with men (MSM) donating blood in Northern Ireland. The court determined Northern Ireland's Health Minister is the correct person to make a decision on the appropriate deferral period from giving blood for MSM.
MLAs received calls yesterday to set up a comprehensive redress system for survivors of historic child abuse. Survivors were convened in Stormont for the launch of a new report setting out the findings of research conducted by a new Expert Panel on Redress, comprising representatives from a range of
More than 200 lawyers have said the Investigatory Powers Bill breaches international surveillance standards and is not fit for purpose ahead of its second reading in the House of Commons today. In a letter to The Guardian, senior lawyers condemned the bill, which sets out a legal framework facilitat
Law Centre (NI) successfully appealed an Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit case for a client who suffered from asbestosis as a result of exposure to asbestos in previous employment. The client received £1,054 in arrears and is now entitled to an additional weekly payment of £16.80 until his