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To survey or not to survey
The latest Quarterly House Price Index report from Ulster University indicates a resilient residential property market with an increase in demand after the initial lockdown period earlier in 2020. It would seem that pent up demand continues to be the dominant driver and that many people are taking advantage of the opportunities they now have to purchase and move home.
Many avid Tweeters may have noticed the trending hashtag and posts this week around Self-Care Week 2020.
Claire Edgar recognised as leading lawyer in Chambers and Partners
Francis Hanna & Co are proud to announce that our Claire Edgar has been recognised as a leader in her field in Family and Matrimonial Law in Chambers and Partners 2020.
High Court rules on Francis Hanna & Co Hague Convention case
The High Court in Belfast has recently handed down a decision in the Matter of K (a minor) a Hague Convention case in which Francis Hanna & Co acted on behalf of one of the parents.
Francis Hanna & Co set up legal clinic for survivors of abuse in Fermanagh
Dr. David Morrison, Practitioner Psychologist, has published an article in today’s Impartial Reporter urging victims of historical abuse to consider redress though civil courts and sharing Francis Hanna & Co’s new legal clinic to assist victims.
Unexpected 18th birthday windfall
A neat piece of future planning has started to deliver. From 1st September 2020, turning 18 has an additional cause for celebration. From that date, 18-year-olds are entitled to encash a Trust Fund set up on their birth by the government.
Francis Hanna & Co Successful in Significant Historical Abuse claim against the Trust
At Francis Hanna & Co, we have specialist solicitors dedicated to helping victims of child abuse pursue claims for compensation where the abuse has taken place in schools, care homes, the church or similar institutions. We have recently been successful in achieving a substantial settlement for a client who was a resident in the Kincora Boys home in the 1970s and who was subjected to significant physical, sexual and mental abuse during his time there.