Posts By: McIvor Farrell

Two men charged over murder of businessman

Mr Farrell put to him that Allen had given a “full account” during 20 interviews when initially arrested in 1996 and again since his arrest last Tuesday. The solicitor also put it to the detective sergeant that the accounts of both witnesses A and B were “replete with mistakes, inconsistencies, vagaries and ultimately confusion” but… Read more »

Prison for woman who hid a stash of heroin in her bra

Judge Loughran said that despite the forceful defence plea of solicitor advocate Paul Farrell, which was deserving of the highest commendation, Hawkins’ offending had passed the threshold of an immediate custodial sentence. Hawkins, whose descent into the drug culture came from an earlier hedonistic lifestyle, had made positive and valiant efforts to turn her life… Read more »

Claims Advice Service

Motorists in Northern Ireland can benefit from a new scheme launched this week by the Law Society of Northern Ireland. The ‘Claims Advice Service’ has been launched in partnership with some of Northern Ireland’s leading insurance companies and will offer motorists a comprehensive service if they have been involved in a road traffic accident. McIvor… Read more »

International Client Counselling Competition

Thanks are due to the Law Society, Belfast Solicitors’ Association, Queen’s University and other sponsors for making it possible for the team to attend. Thanks are also due to Steven’s firm – Bogue and McNulty and to Ciaran’s firm – McIvor Farrell for their financial contribution, for allowing the team the time to participate in… Read more »