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The Law around Domestic Violence

07 March 2023 In 2022, the PSNI reported 33,186 domestic abuse incidents in Northern Ireland, a 6.5% increase from 2021. Many victims of domestic abuse feel fearful of their abuser and may feel trapped and scared to... READ

Employing migrant workers

12 January 2023 More and more businesses now need to look outside of the UK and Ireland to find the talent that they require. If you need to employ a migrant worker, you will first need to... READ

New Year, New You?

09 January 2023 The New Year regularly comes with a fresh mindset and a lengthy list of goals. For years January has been unofficially labelled as ‘Divorce Month’. It is very common for couples to park any... READ

Christmas: time to review your Will?

21 December 2022 Christmas is a special time to spend with family and friends, when many of us give and receive gifts from loved ones.  However, it should also be a time when you consider whether your... READ

Mesothelioma – The Grim Statistics

15 December 2022 It can be difficult to maintain interest in a topic such as Industrial Disease which, by its inherent nature, can touch on matters of life and death.  For the time being at least, the... READ

Settlement reached in bladder damage case

24 November 2022 Claire McDaid recently negotiated an out of court settlement for Ms R who sustained permanent bladder damage following Caesarean delivery in November 2016. Ms R was pregnant and admitted to the hospital with raised... READ

Stamp Duty changes and what this means for you

04 October 2022 In an effort to help people move, promote residential investment and boost first-time ownership Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has confirmed a stamp duty cut, effective from 23 September 2022. What is Stamp Duty? Stamp Duty... READ

Contracts of Employment – time to review

07 September 2022 An employment contract is a legal relationship between an employer and employee and that contract of employment exists even if it is not committed to in writing. Whilst it is in the interests of... READ

Case Study: bladder damage following delivery

10 August 2022 Claire McDaid recently negotiated an out of court settlement for Ms K who sustained permanent bladder damage following Caesarean delivery in November 2016. Ms K delivered her first baby following emergency C-section on 25... READ

New Register of Overseas Entities “going live” at Companies House on 1 August 2022

03 August 2022 Created on foot of the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 this new Register aims to assist in prevention and detection of economic crimes.  The Register will be held by Companies House and... READ
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