Work Inspiration Workshop

In March 2013, working under the auspices of Business in the Community, Tughans’ second year trainees delivered a very informative and entertaining ‘Work Inspiration Workshop’ to a group of 12 sixth form students about the skills required to be a lawyer and the routes to qualification. The feedback from the attendees was very positive and ...

High Court Ruling Boosts Wind Farm Sector

The fast-growing wind energy sector in Northern Ireland was given a significant boost recently with a ground- breaking judgement in the High Court on the crucial balance between economic arguments and the views of those objecting to developments on visual and environmental grounds. The judgement quashed a decision by the Planning Appeals Commission to refuse ...

CIH Northern Ireland 4th Annual Housing Awards

Tughans were proud sponsors on the evening of the Working Together Award. Pictured at the event are Tara Mills, BBC, John Mills,Tughans, David Law, WJ Law Winner of the Working Together Award, John-George Willis, Tughans and Stuart Macdonald, Inside Housing....

Northern Irish Companies Come Out On Top At Prestigious ‘Green’ Awards

With a high number of quality entries, judges this year faced an even tougher challenge than usual when choosing the category winners. In some cases, joint honours were given in categories where the finalists were too close to call. Michael Doran, Director of Action Renewables commented: I would like to say a huge congratulations to ...

Tughans were pleased to support the Northern Ireland Housing Conference Alongside Agenda NI

Facing an uncertain future The next few years will be a time of great change for Northern Ireland’s housing sector. In October 2012, Minister for Social Development Nelson McCausland launched a consultation on Northern Ireland’s first housing strategy, Facing the Future. The strategy is about delivering a programme for the next five years to get ...

Top Buildings Sought For RICS Awards

Pictured at Queen’s Sport, Upper Malone – a previous winner of the RICS NI Awards – is Susan Mason of RICS NI, with Phyllis Agnew, Senior Partner and Head of Real Estate, and Michael McCord, Head of Commercial Litigation & Construction at Tughans. The hunt for Northern Ireland’s most remarkable developments in land, property and ...

£1040 raised for Cancer Focus

Tughans’ Will writing month in November 2012 has raised a total of £1,040 for Cancer Focus. Thank you to everyone who availed of the initiative to raise money for this very worthwhile cause....

Tughans and Chartered Accountants Ulster Society (CAUS) launch second year of partnership

Tughans has embarked on the second year of a successful partnership with the Chartered Accountants Ulster Society (CAUS). Last year marked the launch of the partnership and a series of seminars that proved very popular with CAUS members. Those seminars included topical subjects such as Insolvency, Director’s Duties, Shareholders’ Disputes and an update on NAMA ...

Tughans behind Casement Park move

Tughans is to advise the Ulster Council GAA on the multi-million pound redevelopment of Casement Park stadium in Belfast. The firm will provide strategic legal advice to the province’s governing body on the transformation of the West Belfast venue into a modern 40,000 capacity arena by 2015. Of the three major sports stadium projects due ...

Tughans working with Cancer Focus NI

Tughans has teamed up with local cancer charity Cancer Focus Northern Ireland in a new partnership. Together they have launched a ‘Make a Will’ initiative to help those affected by cancer in Northern Ireland, now and in the future. Tughans will waive their usual fees for a basic Will and will invite the Will Maker ...