Posts By: McIvor Farrell

Tanya Jennings to head Family & Matrimonial Department

tanya jennings

Ms Tanya Jennings recently joined forces with McIvor Farrell Solicitors in April 2016 after working for almost five years in the Lurgan Portadown area. She now heads up the Matrimonial Practice at McIvor Farrell Solicitors and offers a wide range of legal services and advice on matters including Divorce, Separation, Financial Settlements, Domestic Violence and… Read more »

Failures in Belfast Police Murder Investigation

Belfast Solicitors McIvor Farrell attended a high level meeting with senior police on the 16th June 2016, on behalf of the family of murder victim Christopher Meli who was brutally murdered on the 12th December 2015, to address concerns they had in relation to Police failures to keep them advised of developments in the investigation… Read more »

UK Top 100 Legal Services Companies

Expertly researched by business analysts using the latest information available the Plimsoll Analysis is the definitive guide to companies within the legal sector in the UK. The purpose of the analysis is to provide leaders of major companies within the UK Legal Services Industry a comprehensive and accurate probe into how well their company is… Read more »

Case v Chief Constable of PSNI

B. v Chief Constable of PSNI This is a current Judicial Review case involving police powers of arrest in respect of breaches of Civil Injunction Orders made pursuant to Order 14, rule 6 of the County Court Rules and Articles 3 and 5 of the Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997. Injunctions obtained pursuant… Read more »

McIvor Farrell Negotiation Prize 2016 Winner

Mc IVOR FARRELL NEGOTIATION PRIZE – QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST – 2016 WINNER ANNOUNCED We are delighted to announce the recipient of the McIvor Farrell Prize for the Best Performing Student in the Negotiation Category at the Northern Ireland Institute for Professional Legal Studies to be Ms Helen Smyth. We take great pride in our sponsorship… Read more »

McIvor Farrell Solicitors Belfast Community Outreach

St Josephs Girls Glenavy

McIvor Farrell Solicitors Belfast are delighted, as part of our Community Outreach Initiative, to sponsor St Joseph’s Glenavy Girls Under 16s kit this season. The girls are pictured here with Daniel McCorry presenting the team with their sponsorship. Everyone at McIvor Farrell wish the girls every success in the year ahead.  

Significant Supply of Cocaine Case

We recently represented a Defendant in a significant supply of cocaine case involving a kilo of the drug with a purity level of 70% before Craigavon Crown Court. The matter was dealt with by Solicitor Advocate Paul Farrell who identified matters of exceptionality concerning the case and with the support of relevant expert reports persuaded… Read more »

Successful LEXEL Assessment

Once again Belfast Solicitors McIvor Farrell have passed the LEXEL assessment with flying colours. LEXEL is a legal services competency standard confirming the highest standards of  service and practice management and we are delighted once again to have met the high standards required. LEXEL co-ordinator Mr Ciaran Maguire has praised all staff for their efforts… Read more »

McC v The Department of Justice for Northern Ireland

Active Court of Appeal Case The Applicant was not afforded an oral hearing by the Legal Services Agency on foot of an emergency civil application. The crux of the Applicant’s case is that regulation 26 and regulation 10 of the Civil Legal Services (Appeal) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 are unlawful in that they restrict the… Read more »

Legacy Inquest Disclosures

Belfast Solicitors McIvor Farrell attended a meeting with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Teresa Di Villiers today at Stormont with the family of a murder victim in order to impress upon her the need to provide adequate and immediate disclosures in relation to a Legacy Inquest we are conducting which touches… Read more »