Blog: School Attendance and COVID-19 (NI)

1. By law, all children of compulsory school age (4-16) must receive a full time education. Section 45 of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order, 1986 states: “Duties of parents to secure full-time education for their children 45.—(1) The parent of every child of compulsory school age shall cause him to receive efficient full-time education […]

Blog: Employees, COVID-19 and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) NI

Under our health and safety legislation, all employers have a duty of care to ensure the health and safety of their employees. In order to determine what measures need to be implemented to satisfy their statutory obligations, employers often carry out a risk assessment. This assists an employer in identifying risks in the workplace that […]

COVID-19 and Safety at Work (NI) Advice for Employers and Employees

COVID-19 and Safety at Work (NI) Under the Health and Safety at Work (NI) Order 1978, employers have a duty to ensure the health and safety of employees and workers when working. In order to ascertain what measures are required to ensure this, employers often carry out a risk assessment that helps them to assess […]

Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA)

Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA)

Kearney Law Group welcomes the news that the law to offer compensation to those affected by Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) in Northern Ireland has been passed in Parliament, prior to the dissolution of parliament ahead of next month’s general election. It has also been announced that Mr Justice Colton has been named the president of […]

Road Traffic Collisions – Do You Know Your Rights?

No one likes to be involved in an accident of any kind, but in Northern Ireland, between the 1st January 2019 and 30th June 2019, there were 2,730 road traffic collisions recorded, sadly resulting in fatalities, people being seriously injured as well as slightly injured. A collision occurs when a vehicle that is moving along a road […]

Leading Law Firm Launches New Insurance Product

ABSOLUTE PROTECTION AGAINST LEGAL COSTS RENOWNED law firm, Kearney Law Group, has added a bespoke legal expenses insurance product to their portfolio of services.  The company, which specialises in catastrophic personal injury and medical negligence claims, has negotiated full authority to instantly insure any claim against the risk of legal costs. This is the first of its […]