Articles & Downloads / 2016


Niall McMullan

Christmas Party Madness!

14 December 2016

Niall McMullan, Associate Partner highlights how an employer may be held vicariously liable for the action/s committed by his employee/s if that employee was acting in the course or scope of his employment and the potential serious repercussions alcohol fuelled work events can have. Read More


Clare Curran

Christmas for Separated Families

13 December 2016

Clare Curran, Partner in Charge of the Family Law Department here at Worthingtons Solicitors gives her top tips for making arrangements for the children run as smoothly as possible over the holiday period. Read More


Niall McMullan

Civil Servant Unlawfully Discriminated Against on Grounds of Political Opinion

13 December 2016

Niall McMullan, Associate Partners, considers the Fair Employment Tribunal's ruling that a Civil Servant “suffered unlawful discrimination on the grounds of her political opinion and is entitled to compensation for injury to feelings” following a post she placed on her own Facebook page expressing her personal views on Welfare Reform and Universal Credit following the elections which took place on 5th May 2015. Read More


Clare Curran

Client Successfully Re-Establishes Contact with Non-Biological Daughter

12 December 2016

Clare Curran, Partner in charge of the Family law department recently acted for the husband in a case who returned from work abroad to discover that his wife had moved out of the former matrimonial home, without any discussion with him and subsequently refused to facilitate any form of contact with his 2 daughters. Read More


Rachel Toner

Why landlords must take care if opposing a tenancy renewal

06 December 2016

In a growing market landlords and developers alike may take the opportunity to develop their holdings. Consequently, an increasing number of tenancy renewals may be opposed. Can a landlord lawfully oppose a renewal on the ground that they wish to redevelop the unit? Read More


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