Andrew Morrow drafts Multi-Year Kit Deal for Larne Football Club

Andrew Morrow was delighted to act for Larne Football Club in drafting a five-year kit deal with ClubSport NI which will see the club continue its close association with sportswear giants Nike.

Andrew said “I have been working with Kenny Bruce (Director) and Niall Curneen (General Manager) at Larne F.C. Read more

Colin Mitchell contributes to the Modern Insurance Magazine

Senior Partner Colin Mitchell contributed to this month’s edition of Modern Insurance Magazine. Colin discussed the expectations of policyholders and the need for motor insurers to be transparent as regards the repair process. Colin also provided his insights into the position of credit hire recoveries in Northern Ireland generally. Read more

New Credit Hire Judgments for Northern Ireland

On the 8th March 2020 judgments in two credit hire appeals were handed down in the Northern Ireland Queen’s Bench Division. In Northern Ireland QBD decisions are binding on our County Court where most credit hire matters are heard. Read more

Aleric Turtle acts in sale of renewable energy business

Aleric Turtle is delighted to have acted in the recent sale of a wind turbine business in Northern Ireland. If you need any legal advice in relation to renewable energy projects or business sales and purchases generally please contact him at aleric.turtle@mtb-law.co.uk Read more

McCartan Turkington Breen flag raised at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

McCartan Turkington Breen’s flag was raised at Africa’s highest point this week by Adam Telford, son of our Consultant Ernie Telford.

Adam, an accountant who is based in Dubai, decided to climb the 6,000m Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise monies for the Tessa Jowell Foundation after his mother-in-law, Liz Hill, passed away following a short battle with Stage 4 brain cancer. Read more

Supreme Court hands down its judgment in business interruption insurance test case

On Friday 15th January 2021 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the Covid-19 Business Interruption Insurance test case and found largely in favour of policy holders receiving payments from business interruption insurance policies.

The complex ruling, which mainly dealt with disease clauses and prevention of access clauses, will reportedly impact 700 types of policies, 60 insurers and 370,000 small businesses. Read more

New Senior Partner at McCartan Turkington Breen

December 2020 at McCartan Turkington Breen sees Viv Harty step down from his role as Senior Partner within the firm. Viv will continue to be a huge part of the team and we are delighted that he will be staying on as a Consultant for the foreseeable future. Read more

MTB Partner, John McShane, “Braves the Shave”

Our Partner, John McShane, very kindly agreed to “brave the shave” in an effort to raise money for a very worthwhile cause, MacMillan Cancer Support. John had his hair shaved by his wife, Lauren, last Friday in what was a traumatic experience for them both. Read more

Covid-19 and your Employment Rights

Our Partner, John McShane, today presented to NIPSA members on the protections afforded to employees under Article 68 of Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (“ERO”). A copy of the lecture notes used by John can be accessed here. Read more

FURLOUGH EXTENDED

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which was due to end on 2nd December 2020. The scheme will now run until the end of March 2021. 

Employees will receive 80% of their usual salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500.00 Read more

Employee awarded £12,500 in unfair dismissal and race discrimination case

McCartan Turkington Breen Employment Solicitor, Judy Hamilton, recently acted on behalf of an employee in an unfair dismissal and race discrimination case in which the employee was awarded over £12,500.00. The Tribunal found that the employer had subjected him to racial discrimination and had unfairly dismissed him.  Read more

MTB Consultant, Ernie Telford, ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Consultant, Ernie Telford, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in medical negligence. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years.

Chambers reports that Ernie is renowned for his handling of catastrophic brain injury mandates. Read more

McCartan Turkington Breen Solicitors ranked in Chambers and Partners in the fields of Personal Injury and Medical Negligence

McCartan Turkington Breen Solicitor’s Personal Injury and Medical Negligence departments have been ranked in Chambers and Partners. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years.

Clients commented that our “staff appear to work in harmony with each other, and this shows through in their delivery of services. Read more

MTB Solicitor, Tanya Waterworth, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Solicitor, Tanya Waterworth, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners as an “associate to watch” in medical negligence. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years.

Tanya frequently represents claimants in proceedings concerning birth injuries as well as in post-surgery liability claims. Read more

MTB Partner, Stephen Clarke, ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Partner, Stephen Clarke, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in the category of ‘Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant’. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years. Read more

MTB Partner, John McShane, ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Partner, John McShane, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in Employment Law. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years.

John handles contentious and non-contentious employment matters and is regarded as one of the leading employment law solicitors in our jurisdiction. Read more

MTB Partner, Aleric Turtle, ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Partner, Aleric Turtle, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in Real Estate. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years.

Aleric heads up McCartan Turkington Breen’s property department and offers great experience in both commercial and residential real estate transactions. Read more

MTB Partner, Viv Harty, ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Partner, Viv Harty, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in the  category of ‘Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant’. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years. Read more

MTB Partner, Colin Mitchell, ranked in Chambers and Partners

MTB Partner, Colin Mitchell, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners for his expertise in Licensing Law. Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years.

Colin received plaudits from impressed clients, who said: “He is hard-working and always ensures the job gets done efficiently and on time. Read more

Furlough Explained: Answering SMEs Burning Questions

Over recent months the government has announced a number of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – more commonly referred to as ‘furlough’.

For many SMEs the scheme itself and the changes that are taking place each month are creating some confusion.  Read more