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Wilson Nesbitt sponsors Emerging Business/Start up of the year award

Wilson Nesbitt sponsors Emerging Business/Start up of the year award

We're delighted to be sponsoring the Belfast Telegraph Business Award for Emerging Business/Start-Up of the Year in 2019. Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph, Neil Logan, Partner at Wilson Nesbitt specialising in... Read more

Survey reveals lack of awareness of inheritance rules

By Lenore Rice Results of a new survey by Quilter suggests that 63 per cent of people in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK are not aware of some... Read more

Average house price in Northern Ireland continues to increase

By Lauren Burns The average house price in Northern Ireland increased by 5.5 per cent to £136,669 in the last quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 according... Read more

Divorce reform in England and Wales to lose need for blame and consent

By Lenore Rice Divorce law in England and Wales will undergo its most significant reform in 50 years with the removal of the need to allege adultery or unreasonable behaviour to... Read more

PSNI officer says legislation needed to tackle domestic abuse

By Lenore Rice Supt Clive Beatty, a senior PSNI officer, has said that legislation to tackle psychological and emotional abuse, such as that introduced in England and Wales, is needed to... Read more

Domestic abuse levels at record high in Northern Ireland

By Lenore Rice The number of incidents of domestic abuse reported to the PSNI in 2018 was the highest since records began 15 years ago, and experts say there is still... Read more

Unfair dismissal compensation for teacher due to serious procedural error

Employers should take note of a Northern Ireland employment tribunal decision in respect of a teacher who received £3,000 compensation because the grammar school she worked at failed to follow... Read more

Medical negligence claimant wins compensation for negligent legal advice

By Gary Adair Paul Wright, aged 70 from Essex, pursued a legal claim for medical negligence following an operation during which three plastic bags were left inside his body, resulting in... Read more

The potential implications of a divorce on a family-run business

By Lenore Rice The goal for any divorce is to find a way to disentangle two lives that had grown increasingly more intertwined with each year of marriage. That includes a... Read more

120,950 Right to buy house purchases in Northern Ireland since 1982

By Lauren Burns New figures have been released in respect of the Right to Buy scheme in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, revealing that 120,950 former social housing... Read more