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Top medical negligence lawyer joins O’Reilly Stewart
23/05/2017

O’Reilly Stewart Solicitors today announced it has hired high profile clinical negligence partner Patrick Mullarkey, securing the firm’s position as the leading healthcare plaintiff firm in Northern Ireland.

Mullarkey, who has spent his career successfully bringing civil actions in medical cases of negligence on behalf of patients against both Trusts and doctors, leaves BLM Solicitors after 22 years.

The appointment bolsters the clinical negligence department at the May Street-based O’Reilly Stewart, further building on its track record of success in some of...

Renewing your liquor licence: deadline fast approaching
26/04/2017

The deadline for the renewal of Liquor Licences in Northern Ireland is approaching once again and now is the time to get your affairs in order.  The 5-yearly cycle ends in September 2017 by which point all current Liquor Licences ought to have been through the Magistrate’s Court renewals procedure.

The renewal application itself is relatively straightforward and must be prepared and served on the Courts and the other statutory bodies an absolute minimum of 3 weeks in advance of 1st September 2017, and therefore we would strongly recommend that you begin to put...

O’Reilly Stewart trainee represents NI in global competition
09/03/2017

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RHI Scheme: judge rules that companies can be named
02/03/2017

The BBC Northern Ireland has reported on the latest developments involving the Renewable Heating Incentive or "RHI" Scheme.  Following a hearing at the Belfast High Court, Mr Justice Deeney ruled that corporate companies receiving RHI subsidies can be named by the Department for the Economy.  Details of individuals receiving subsidy will only be revealed after their concerns over the implications of publication are properly considered.  Mr Justice Deeney said that publication of the names would help prevent abuse of the scheme and prevent damage to the economy...