Law Society of NI launches Journal of Elder Law & Capacity

On 2nd May 2019, the Law Society of Northern Ireland launches its first edition of the Journal of Elder Law and Capacity.   
02/05/2019elder clients

Linda Johnston Guest Speaker at Macmillan Legacy Event

  Our Elder Client Partner Linda Johnston was a guest speaker at a Macmillan NI legacy event which took place at the Belfast Castle on 26th March 2019.
27/03/2019elder clients

Courts permission not required in agreed end-of-life decisions

  The Supreme Court has now ruled that there is no requirement for families or doctors of patients in a permanent vegetative state to seek permission from the Courts prior to withdrawing medical treatment.
30/07/2018elder clients

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

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

  Linda Johnston was a key note speaker at the Elder Law Conference organised by the Law Society of NI 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

Linda Johnston Accredited by Solicitors for the Elderly

  Our Elder Client Partner Linda Johnston is accredited with the Older Client Care in Practice (OCCP) Award via the Solicitors for the Elderly.
15/08/2016elder clients

A Good Day at Stormont - The Mental Capacity Bill

  For most of my life, Stormont has symbolised political strife and dysfunction. However, on 15th March 2016, from the visitor’s gallery, I witnessed the Assembly at its best, passing ground- breaking legislation with constructive cross-party support.  What a refreshing change!
24/03/2016elder clients

Enduring Powers of Attorney - all your questions answered

  None of us like to think of the possibility as we grow older of getting too ill, either mentally or physically, to manage our property and finances ourselves.
24/02/2016elder clients

Linda Johnston is Guest Speaker at STEP NI Elderly Client Seminar

Linda Johnston, our Partner who heads up our Chancery and Property Law Departments, has attended as a guest speaker at the STEP Northern Ireland Elderly Client Seminar.
14/12/2015elder clients