Francis Hanna & Co Bring Legal Excellence to South Belfast

We are proud to announce the expansion of Francis Hanna & Co with the opening of a second office in the vibrant Lisburn Road area of South Belfast.
23/05/2024general news

Emma Stratton accredited to specialist Children Order Panel

Our Family Law Solicitor Emma Stratton has been accredited to the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Children Order Panel.
02/11/2023general news

Francis Hanna & Co welcome newly qualified Solicitors to their growing team

We are delighted to welcome two newly qualified Solicitors to our team at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors.  Nadege Lemon and Mary Muldoon have both successfully completed their Apprenticeships and now remain with Francis Hanna & Co  in Solicitor roles.
02/11/2023general news

Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors provide trauma informed training to staff

Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors were delighted to provide trauma informed training for staff.
12/10/2022general news

When one tweet can put you in the hot seat

In January 2020, Northern Ireland’s First Minister, Arlene Foster, initiated a claim for defamation of character after Dr. Christian Jessen posted a tweet on Twitter alleging the DUP leader was having an affair. The tweet was retweeted 517 times and liked by 3,500 users.
01/06/2021general news

Unexpected 18th birthday windfall

A neat piece of future planning has started to deliver. From 1st September 2020, turning 18 has an additional cause for celebration.  From that date, 18-year-olds are entitled to encash a Trust Fund set up on their birth by the government.
15/09/2020general news

NI Consultant Chest Physician Considers Pre and Post Covid-19

Dr Geoffrey Todd is a Consultant Chest Physician who has been providing expert Medicolegal reports for Francis Hanna & Company clients in chest disease cases for decades.
21/05/2020general news

Covid-19 International Workers Memorial Day

International Workers’ Memorial Day is celebrated this week to remember those who have lost their lives at work or from work-related injury and diseases.
30/04/2020general news

Caring for ourselves and others in the coronavirus outbreak

In a recent speech that has already become iconic, Leo Varadkar has said: “In years to come, let them say that when things were at their worst, we were at our best.”
19/03/2020general news

Francis Hanna & Company Coronavirus Contingency Planning

  In response to the current situation, we wish to update our clients about what contingency measures our firm is currently taking.  We are monitoring the situation on a daily basis and are following all Government guidance.  
16/03/2020general news

Parent takes DWP to court over Universal Credit childcare costs rule

It has been reported that a working lone parent in England is challenging the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) by way of Judicial Review on a Universal Credit policy which forces parents to make up front payments for childcare, before they can claim them back.
29/01/2020general news

Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors sponsor Belfast man on his charity expedition to the South Pole

Francis Hanna & Co were delighted to sponsor Belfast man, Garrett Curran, on his exciting expedition to the South Pole. This trek of a lifetime was to raise money for the Cris Cancer Foundation to fund research into paediatric cancer, specifically into child brain tumours.
16/01/2020general news

Laura Banks named Employee of the Year at the Belfast Business Awards 2019

Laura Banks Solicitor with Belfast law firm Francis Hanna & Co, has won the award for Employee of the Year in the Belfast Business Awards. The award was announced on Friday 10th May 2019 at a Gala event in the Titanic Building hosted by the Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce.  
23/05/2019general news

Francis Hanna & Co donate money raised for cancer charities in memory of Gerry Daly

  Following the success of the charity golf day we held in memory of our late partner Gerry Daly, we raised over £13,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie.
09/11/2018general news

New alliance forged with Ascent Performance Group

  Francis Hanna and Co Solicitors today announced that it has forged a new partnership with Ascent Performance Group, the leading debt recovery law firm in the UK.  This relationship secures the Belfast City Centre firm’s position as a leading Debt Recovery litigation practice in Northern Ireland.
29/06/2017general news

Loss of airline from Belfast to Isle of Man may leave TT fans out of pocket

  The Real Road Racing season is almost upon us and which inevitably means the return of the popular Isle of Man TT races which take place every May/June on the island.
14/03/2017general news

Gerry Daly

  GERRY DALY 1958 - 2016
30/12/2016general news

Increase for immigration appeal fees

From the 10th October 2016, it will cost £800 to lodge an appeal to the First Tier Tribunal against an immigration decision if an oral hearing is requested. Prior to today the fee was £140.00. That reflects an increase of over 500%.    
10/10/2016general news

Brexit What next for EEA nationals living and working in NI

Who knows? There is a significant degree of uncertainty given the results of the referendum on the 23rd June and it will take some time before the government and individuals know specifically where we stand in relation to the rest of the EU.  Whether you voted leave or remain there will be considerable repercussions for years to come, the full extent of which are currently unknown.  
06/07/2016general news