Pat Finucane



UKSC: No investigation into Pat Finucane's death so far has been Article 2 compliant

The widow of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has been granted a declaration that the state has failed to deliver an Article 2 compliant investigation into the death of her husband, who was shot and killed by loyalist paramilitaries in collusion with the UK security forces.

Published 27 February 2019

Finucane family welcome UKSC ruling as step towards public inquiry

Lawyers for the family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane have welcomed today's UK Supreme Court ruling that an Article 2 compliant investigation into his death has not yet taken place.

Published 27 February 2019

UK Supreme Court to rule on Pat Finucane public inquiry appeal next week

The UK Supreme Court will rule next week on whether the UK Government acted unlawfully by denying a public inquiry into the 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane.

Published 21 February 2019

Irish Legal Heritage: Pat Finucane

Human rights lawyer Pat Finucane was murdered in his home in North Belfast on 12 February 1989. Pat was shot 14 times and his wife, Geraldine, was injured in the shooting, which was witnessed by their children as they hid underneath a table.

Published 15 February 2019

Pat Finucane was 'murdered to silence lawyers', son tells 30th anniversary event

The son of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has said his father was killed to "silence other lawyers", The Irish News reports.

Published 11 February 2019