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When a person suffers a personal injury as a result of an accident, however trivial, the effect on his or her daily life in the short and/or long term can be quite devastating.

Road Traffic Accidents · Fatal Accident · Brain injury · Spinal injury · Industrial Deafness · Occupational Asthma · Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome · Victims of Abuse · Personal Injury Trusts

The firm’s solicitors are exceptionally adept at quickly identifying the crux of an issue even in circumstances where the paperwork is mountainous

My dealings with Linda have been exemplary and hassle free despite the often complicated nature of the matters arising. I would have no hesitation and indeed have recommended to friends and family

The communication lines were excellent at all stages of the process and I felt my matter was given complete attention & consideration. I would highly recommend the services of this firm

Personal Independence Payments (PIP) - An Overview

  Personal Independence Payment is the new benefit which replaces Disability Living Allowance.  The benefit is designed to support those living with illness or disability.  We have provided a short summary of the benefit, its problems and how anyone affected by it might get advice.
20/06/2018social justice

Friday 15th June 2018 marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day'

The United Nations designated 15th June 2018 as ‘World Elder Abuse Awareness Day’.  This is an occasion to recognise and highlight the issue of elder abuse in the world and for each country to vocalise its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted upon some members of our older generations.
15/06/2018elder clients

Divorce and Pension Entitlement

When a marriage breaks down and spouses begin the task of trying to negotiate a financial settlement, many are often surprised to discover that one of the most valuable assets in their marriage, particularly if it is a long marriage, is their pension.
18/05/2018family

Meet the Young Solicitor Behind Belfast's First Supreme Court Case

  Laura Banks of Francis Hanna Solicitors, acts in a landmark case challenging ineligibility for bereavement benefits for cohabiting partners and their children. It is being heard on 30th April 2018 and will be the first case that the Supreme Court has ever heard in Belfast.
25/04/2018social justice

Linda Johnston is Key Note Speaker at the Law Society NIs Elder Law Conference

Linda Johnston was recently a key note speaker at the Elder Law Conference organised by the Law Society of NI in November 2017 in association with Age NI and Step NI.
17/04/2018elder clients

Linda Johnston assists in development of Law Society NIs Elder Client Working Group

Our Elder Client Partner, Linda Johnston, has recently played a key role in the establishment of an Elder Client Working Group of Solicitors within the Law Society of NI.
17/04/2018elder clients

Let's Talk About Death

Death is something that most of us naturally prefer to avoid thinking about. However, as Benjamin Franklin famously said, nothing in life is certain except death and taxes. “Keeping quiet” or “putting off” talking about our wishes for end of life and death can be problematic both for us and those who care for us.  
29/03/2018social justice

Claire Edgar Article on Domestic Abuse published by VIEWDigital Media

Our Family Law Partner Claire Edgar has published a legal article in the latest edition of VIEWDigital, a community media organisation engaged in social affairs journalism. 
16/03/2018family