Digital DNA 2021

As Industry Partners of Digital DNA we are delighted to be back at St George’s Market for 2 full days of in-person events that showcase the very best of the Technology sector in Northern Ireland.   This year you will find us on the Main Stage on Day 1, Tuesday 28th September at 2.45pm. Our... ...

Tughans Invests in Legal Talent

Belfast law firm Tughans continues to invest in Northern Ireland’s brightest legal talent with the appointment of two new directors, four newly qualified solicitors and three new trainee solicitors.   Kevin Hegarty joins the Healthcare Department as Director, acting on behalf of medical indemnity organisations and individual clinicians involved in medical negligence cases, regulatory/disciplinary proceedings,... ...

NI house building growth placing new pressure on labour and supply chains

RICS & Tughans NI Construction & Infrastructure Monitor Q2 2021 The construction supply chain struggled to keep up with increasing new housing and infrastructure development, the RICS & Tughans NI Construction and Infrastructure Monitor has found for Q2 2021. With total workloads showing strong growth, there were also problems reported with the cost of materials... ...

Tughans ranked as the busiest legal adviser by transaction volume for the first half of 2021

Tughans leads the field in the volume of corporate deals completed in Northern Ireland during the first half of 2021, as reported in the H1 MarketIQ United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland M&A Review.   The tech sector continues to be the principal source of deal making activity in Northern Ireland with 34 deals, however... ...

Tughans features in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide for the first time

Tughans Private Client Director, Fiona Kirkpatrick, has been recognised as an Associate to Watch in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021.   This is the first time Tughans has featured in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide and provides testament to Fiona’s expertise in the field, described by one source as being “… extremely... ...

Tughans marks 16 promotions and new appointment

  Leading law firm Tughans has made 16 promotions and new appointments since April this year following continued growth across its corporate, real estate, employment, finance and restructuring, contracts and technology, healthcare and dispute resolution departments.   Managing partner Patrick Brown says: “We have seen significant activity across a number of sectors this year. These... ...

Tughans to sponsor WIBNI Female Entrepreneurs Conference

Tughans is an Associate Sponsor of the inaugural Woman in Business NI all-island Female Entrepreneurs Conference, which will take place on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th June as a virtual event broadcasting live from Belfast and Dublin.   Sarah Travers will host the conference from a studio in Belfast and Norah Casey will present live from Dublin.  This... ...

NI construction workloads pick up but still lagging

RICS & Tughans NI Construction & Infrastructure Monitor Q1 2021 Workloads in Northern Ireland construction picked up in the first quarter of the year, with publicly funded projects and house building the catalyst for growth, according to the RICS and Tughans Construction and Infrastructure Monitor, Q4 2020.   A net balance of +8% of Northern... ...

First post Brexit survey reveals extent of challenges faced by NI Manufacturers

Northern Ireland businesses say GB suppliers’ unpreparedness and unwillingness to adopt the new Brexit regulations is the single largest trading issue they currently face. EU supplies and sales continue to be a challenge and more than three quarters say that the first three months following the transition period have had a negative impact on their... ...

Digital DNA – The Future of InsurTech

As a Digital DNA Industry Partner for 2021, Tughans are looking forward to the first key event of the year – the Future of InsurTech on Wednesday 28 April.   The Future of InsurTech will feature leaders and companies from the world of technology, fintech and insurance. The event will explore how the InsurTech industry is evolving and innovating... ...