Northern Ireland

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The Irish language was spoken during legal proceedings in Belfast's Royal Courts of Justice yesterday in what language experts say was the first time in nearly 300 years. The First-tier Tribunal (Information Rights) was hearing an appeal brought by Conradh na Gaeilge against a decision by the Inform

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Northern Ireland firm Millar McCall Wylie has presented £12,500 to its 2023 charity partner, Cancer Fund for Children. The law firm raised cash for the charity throughout 2023, including through a sponsored 20-mile hike through the Mourne Mountains, relay teams in the Belfast City Marathon and

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Northern Ireland commercial law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has welcomed its latest cohort of trainee solicitors. The new trainees are Rebecca Cargill, who completed her legal studies at Ulster University; Rachael Orr, an alumna of the University of St Andrews and the University of Law; and Ross Gall

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland raised over £13,000 last year for its chosen charity, Include Youth. Past president Brian Archer was joined by the charity's skills manager Claire Meenehan and senior employability and employer liaison worker Donna O'Neill to announce the fundraising total o

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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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Retired Northern Ireland resident magistrate John Fyffe has passed away. Mr Fyffe was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1958 and began his legal career in his family firm in Omagh, Co Tyrone before joining the Department of the Director of Public Prosecutions in 1972.

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A dispute over the Mullaghglass landfill site in Co Antrim is set to become the first environmental case of its kind to be appealed from the Northern Ireland courts to the UK Supreme Court in London. Belfast firm Phoenix Law is representing Noeleen McAleenon, one of a number of local residents who h

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Northern Ireland firm Millar McCall Wylie has announced the appointment of Chris Phillips as director. His new role was created as part of the firm’s strategic development plan aimed at strengthening its presence in core growth areas.

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Northern Ireland commercial law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has strengthened its dispute resolution team with the appointment of Stuart Nevin as associate director as well as three new solicitors. Mr Nevin brings over 10 years' industry experience and specialist knowledge of property disputes. He is

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The Society of Construction Law (SCL) has established a new extended Northern Ireland regional committee comprising Julie-Ann McCaffrey, Claire McCarry, Aaron Moore and James Turner. Ms McCaffrey is head of legal for Greentown, an infrastructure maintenance provider. She is also a member of the Law

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Northern Ireland barrister Ciaran Murphy KC has been named as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to criminal justice. Mr Murphy is one of only two people in Northern Ireland awarded a CBE in the UK's latest annual New Year honours list.

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