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Former senior female police officer awarded £31,000 compensation in a whistleblowing and sex discrimination case against the PSNI

22 November 2023 Emma Bond -v- Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland 21722/21IT Emma Bond, former PSNI Chief Superintendent, and first female Commander of Derry City & Strabane District, brought claims of sex discrimination... READ

Roadside tips for a Road Traffic Collision

24 August 2023 Being in a road traffic collision is something that we all hope to avoid, but unfortunately accidents do happen.  According to the PSNI’s Annual Report 2022/23 on Police Recorded Injury Road Traffic Collisions and... READ

Landlords, Tenants and Notices to Quit: Where to Start?

15 August 2023 There can be many reasons why a landlord may wish to serve their tenant with a Notice to Quit but both landlord and tenant need to be aware of the appropriate timeframes that apply... READ

Holiday tips for separated parents

18 July 2023 We receive multiple enquiries from separated parents regarding taking children abroad. It can be a stressful and overwhelming time. We have therefore compiled a short list of top tips for holidays and travelling with... READ

A dangerous legacy

19 April 2023 Even though the use of asbestos was banned in 2000, its use in the construction industry in the preceding decades has left a dangerous legacy. Throughout the UK there are many buildings in all sectors... READ

The Dangers of Joint Bank Accounts

21 March 2023 It seems like a sensible idea – a cheap and convenient way for a kind-hearted daughter or son to assist an elderly parent with their finances.  It saves on the “unnecessary” cost of an... READ

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
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