Skills and uncertainty key challenges for NI construction sector

RICS and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction Market Survey, Q1 2017 Concerns around the local political situation and the lack of availability of skills are adversely impacting on Northern Ireland’s construction sector, the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction Market Survey suggests.   All other UK regions saw the pace ...

Dealmaker Success for Tughans

Tughans has celebrated success at Insider’s Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2017 by claiming the title ‘Corporate Law Firm of the Year’ for the second year running. Tughans corporate team led by John-George Willis received the highest score from the voting heads of corporate finance to win the coveted title. The accolade acknowledges a plethora of ...

Tughans success for Action Cancer

The staff of Tughans have spent the last 12 months fundraising for Action Cancer and  is delighted to have raised £7,000 for such a worthy cause.  Action Cancer, Northern Ireland’s leading local cancer charity was selected by the staff of Tughans as their chosen charity of the year for 2016. Commenting on the achievement, Maria O’Loan, ...

Tughans maintains top adviser ranking and adds top value position for 2016

Tughans, for the second year in a row, has topped the Experian Deal Review and Adviser League Table for the number of deals completed in Northern Ireland.  The report indicates that Tughans was the most active legal adviser in terms of volume for 2016 participating in over 30% of all Northern Ireland deals, and 38% ...

Air Ambulance takes off thanks to Tughans

Pictured welcoming the Air Ambulance’s first ‘flying visit’ to the grounds of the Titanic Centre is Tughans’ Managing Partner Patrick Brown, Corporate Partner James Donnelly and Air Ambulance Northern Ireland Trustee Ray Foran. Tughans has played an integral role in the establishment of Air Ambulance Northern Ireland charity which seeks to service the whole of ...

SEM Proposal to Remove Benefits for Sub-10MW Generation

The joint wholesale market for electricity in Ireland and Northern Ireland is called the Single Electricity Market (SEM). “De Minimis” generators are generators below 10MW which currently are not required to trade their electricity in the SEM market, but can contract outside the market, usually by entering into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with an ...

Action Your Will this November

Comedian Tim McGarry and Rebecca Dalzell from Action Cancer, joined Noelle McKay and John Mills from the Tughans’ private client team to launch the charity’s ‘Action Your Will’ campaign. Throughout November we will be waiving our fees for basic Wills.  In lieu of payment, clients’ are asked to make a donation to Action Cancer.  Donations ...

Tughans Launches Trainee Solicitor Scheme for 2017

Tughans has launched its Trainee Solicitor Scheme which will seek to recruit five Trainees to commence employment in September 2017. This will add to the five Trainees recruited by the firm in September 2016 and as part of the Trainee Solicitor Scheme at Tughans, the firm will pay the professional course fees incurred by Trainees ...

Tughans Maintains Top Advisor Ranking

Tughans has maintained its position at the top of the Experian Deal Review and Advisor League Tables for the number of deals done in Northern Ireland in the third quarter of 2016.  The Experian Deal Review Report indicates that Tughans was the most active legal advisor in terms of volume for the first nine months ...

Damolly Retail Park sold in one of the largest deals this year

Damolly Retail Park, the largest retail scheme in Newry, has been sold by London Metric for a sum in excess of £30 million to Co Down based company MJM Prime Investments Ltd.  The sale which was handled by Tughans’ Real Estate and Corporate teams is one of the biggest deals of the year. Located on ...