Worthingtons Solicitors

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Belfast and Newtownards firm Worthingtons Solicitors has announced the promotion of three new partners and one new associate partner. Toni Fitzgerald Gunn, Jonathan Duncan and Naomi Devlin have been promoted to partner while Katie Buchanan has been promoted to associate partner, effective from 1 Jun

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Pinsent Masons has advised Athora Ireland plc on the sale of its €1 billion variable annuity portfolio to Monument Life Insurance DAC.

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Workers in Northern Ireland who are laid off while furloughed will receive redundancy pay based on their normal wages under changes welcomed by employment lawyers. The new law, announced by Economy Minister Diane Dodds yesterday, will bring Northern Ireland in line with changes made in the rest of t

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A proposed new legal right for employees to work from home would be difficult to meaningfully enforce, a Belfast solicitor has said. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is currently considering the introduction of a new statutory right to work from home in order to s

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John Kelly, solicitor at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, explores the response of employers to criminal offences committed outside of work. Following the sentencing of Irish League footballer Jay Donnelly last month for the distribution of an indecent image of a child, there has been much debate

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