Posts By: McIvor Farrell

Greater Belfast Marketing Campaign

We are very pleased with our targeted marketing campaign in the Greater Belfast area. We have a strong reputation within the community for a wide range of legal services but our current campaign focuses on our strengths in personal injury compensation claims. Describing the campaign Marketing Director Ciaran Maguire said: We are delighted with our… Read more »

Wills and Probate

McIvor Farrell Solicitors Limited are proud to support the latest Campaign from the “Will to Give” Charity. “Will to Give” is a consortium of some of Northern Ireland’s most cherished Charities who have come together to promote charitable gifts in Wills. Member Charities cover a broad range of causes and are off ever size and… Read more »

Regional Criminal Defence Firm of the Year

McIvor Farrell are delighted to have been chosen by International Global Law Experts (GLE) as their Editors choice for the “Regional Criminal Defence Firm” of the year in Northern Ireland. Earlier this month the awards panel convened and the winners were selected. The shortlisted firms were judged on client testimonials, key cases, legal rankings, overall reputation,… Read more »

Lexcel Accrediation for Belfast Solicitors McIvor Farrell

Lexcel Accredited Practice

On 29th April 2015 McIvor Farrell Solicitors Ltd underwent a full reassessment of our LEXCEL accreditation which was first obtained in 2012. The assessment involved an on-site audit by an independent assessor across all aspects of our practice. At the conclusion of the 2 day assessment we were delighted to have succeeded once again in… Read more »

McIvor Farrell Prize for the Best Performing Student

Mc Ivor Farrell as part of their ongoing commitment to assisting in the development of the legal profession in Northern Ireland are pleased to announce that the recipient of the McIvor Farrell Prize for the Best Performing Student at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies in the Negotiation Category is Niamh Hargen. Our Student Outreach… Read more »

Challenging Case of Sentencing Principles

McIvor Farrell recently defended an Accused of two Robberies where the Probation Board had assessed him as ‘Dangerous’ prior to sentencing meaning that he was likely to receive an Extended Custodial Sentence. We robustly challenged this assessment and Solicitor Advocate, Paul Farrell, made legal submissions to the Court and obtained expert Forensic Psychology Reports disputing… Read more »

Gambling addict fraudster avoids jail

UTV News coverage of how solicitor advocate Paul Farrell represented the assistant manager of a jewellery shop who swindled more than £20,000 to feed his gambling addiction but walked free from court after receiving a 16 month suspended jail term. Speaking in court Paul Farrell outlined how: Jones, who was filled with genuine remorse and… Read more »

McKeown Application for leave to Apply for Judicial Review of the Department for Social Development

We have initiated Judicial Review Proceedings against the Department For Social Development in respect of their decision to remove our client’s Widowed Parents Allowance when her partner recently began to reside at her home. In recent times, a decision was made to allow widowed spouses of Royal Ulster Constabulary Officers to retain their Widows Allowance… Read more »

X v Facebook Ireland Ltd.

The facts and circumstances of this case concern our client being identified and specially named on a Facebook page entitled ‘INLA Touts’ and the resulting threats on his life. The Courts have previously demonstrated where there exists a breach of a person’s convention rights, that Facebook can be made the subject of injunctions to prevent… Read more »

Facebook page about alleged Belfast paramilitary informers

A Belfast man has launched High Court proceedings in Belfast over featuring on a Facebook page about alleged paramilitary informers. McIvor Farrell Solicitors are seeking an order in Belfast High Court that Facebook must ensure the profile ‘INLA Touts’ does not reappear. Paul Farrell of McIvor Farrell Solicitors Belfast said: This is an important case… Read more »