Chris Guy, managing partner and head of corporate at Mills Selig, has been named Northern Ireland's Dealmaker of the Year. Mr Guy was named as the winner of the top prize at the Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2021 by Insider on Friday.
UK law firm TLT has signed the Greener Litigation Pledge as part of its aim to be a net zero business by 2025 and to support its clients with their own sustainability goals. Signatories commit to actively reducing, with a view to minimising, the environmental impacts of litigation in the English and
Family lawyers have been urged to complete surveys related to legal aid fees before they close later this month. Solicitors who worked on proceedings in relation to Article 8 or Article 50 applications under the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 in the Family Proceedings Court (FPC) between Apr
A disabled child in Northern Ireland, represented by the Children's Law Centre, has been successful in a High Court challenge of the decision to repurpose temporary respite care facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The child, now aged 12, was adversely affected by the decision to repurpose a fac
Children with special needs and disabilities in Northern Ireland are "being forgotten" in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Children's Law Centre (CLC) has warned. The law centre issued a statement yesterday in response to reports of disabled children facing severe negative impacts as a res
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice has launched a survey on rape myths in a bid to identify "which ones should be prioritised for challenge". The "Have Your Say: Bust The Myths" survey, which will run for 10 weeks, is being undertaken by the Gillen education and awareness working group, which
Northern Ireland businesses which have fallen into rent arrears will be protected from eviction until March 2022 following an extension of Covid-19 laws. The special provision in section 83 of the Coronavirus Act 2020, which was first applied at the end of March 2022, has been extended again until M
The UK government's proposed amnesty for killings and serious crimes related to the Troubles is even more far-reaching than the widely-criticised amnesty introduced by Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet, according to a new analysis. A team of legacy experts based within Queen's University Bel
US employment and immigration law firm Ogletree Deakins is set to expand into Northern Ireland with the establishment of a legal support centre in Belfast. Around 78 jobs will be created over the next three years with support from Invest Northern Ireland, which has offered £312,000 in financia
Global law firm Kennedys has announced the appointment of its first-ever legal directors in Dublin and Belfast as part of a record promotions round. Dublin lawyer Martina O'Mahoney and Belfast-based Frances Thompson and Megan Boyd have been appointed as legal directors, a new role which aims to reco
Belfast solicitor Claire O'Mahony has passed away a year after her retirement from practice. Ms O'Mahony, who headed the wills and probate department at Boyd Rice Solicitors, passed away peacefully at Marie Curie on Friday 3 September.
Northern Ireland solicitor Diarmuid Devlin has been appointed as a partner at London law firm Taylor Rose MW. Mr Devlin joined McMillan Williams Solicitors, which eventually became Taylor Rose MW, in 2017 a year after relocating to London from Northern Ireland.