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Claire Edgar article featured in the latest issue of The Parchment

Our Family Law Partner Claire Edgar has been featured in the Autumn 2018 issue of The Parchment with an article discussing how UK pensions are treated in Irish family law proceedings.
13/11/2018family

Francis Hanna & Co donate money raised for cancer charities in memory of Gerry Daly

  Following the success of the charity golf day we held in memory of our late partner Gerry Daly, we raised over £13,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie.
09/11/2018general news

The gig economy - slaves to convenience or old fashioned exploitation

  Belfast today is thriving. It has hard to drive through the city centre on any day of the week without seeing a cyclist on their way to deliver food and courier vans are never far away, delivering packages from all over the world to the doorsteps every day.
22/10/2018employment

This Sunday 7th October 2018 marks the UKs National Grandparents Day

  The bond between a grandparent and their grandchild is often regarded as one of the most precious relationships in life. Grandparents are free of the stresses of parenting and can simply enjoy a fun and loving relationship with their grandchild. 
05/10/2018family

Siobhan McLaughlin and her legal team in London for the official reading of the Judgment

The official reading of the Judgment in Siobhan McLaughlin’s case will take place at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 3rd October 2018 at 9.45am. You can watch it online live on the Supreme Court website.
02/10/2018social justice

House of Commons call for law change following Supreme Court Win

A parliamentary discussion took place at The House of Commons to discuss the current law on bereavement benefits, just a week after our client Siobhan McLaughlin won her landmark legal challenge
24/09/2018social justice

Laura Banks speaks to media about Supreme Court victory

  Our solicitor Laura Banks has spoken to the media about landmark Supreme Court judgement in Siobhan McLaughlin’s challenge to eligibility for widowed parent’s allowance. The decision held that refusing benefits to unmarried parents represents unjustifiable discrimination against children and is incompatible with Human Rights law. It is expected to benefit thousands of children throughout the UK.
21/09/2018social justice

Francis Hanna Solicitor Laura Banks is The Times Lawyer of the Week

  Laura Banks, a solicitor at Francis Hanna & Co, Belfast has been featured in today’s law pages of The Times as lawyer of the week.
07/09/2018social justice