CMG Cunningham Dickey Solicitors News

Brian Speers Discusses Enduring Powers of Attorney on Radio Ulster

Pictured Linda McAuley presenter and Brian Speers.

Senior Partner Brian Speers discussed enduring powers of Attorney, Joint bank accounts and the need to make an enduring powers of Attorney for each jurisdiction where persons hold assets on the Radio Ulster consumer programme On Your Behalf on Saturday 10th December.


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CMG Cunningham Dickey Partner Michael Robinson welcomes Her Honour Judge McCaffrey to Law Society House

On 9 December 2016 CMG Cunningham Dickey partner, Michael Robinson,  in his role as former President and Member of the Council of Law Society of Northern Ireland and as Head of the United Kingdom Delegation to the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), welcomed Her Honour Judge McCaffrey to Law  Society House. 

Judge McCaffrey gave a lecture, to a large audience of lawyers and other interested parties, on access to justice which is the recognised fundamental right of...

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Brian Speers Chairs a Major Conference on Conveyancing

Senior Partner Brian Speers was the chair of a major conference on Conveyancing on 26th October.  Attended by over 200 solicitors the Law Society Annual Conveyancing Conference was held at the Ramada Hotel on Wednesday 26th October.  Brian introduced speakers, asked and facilitated questions from a range of speakers and contributed personally to 2 sessions – on new housing development and on recent case law affecting land and property.

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Brian Speers Chairs an event: International Perspectives on Mediation

Senior Partner Brian Speers speaking as Chair of the Dispute Resolution Service at an event attended by nearly 200 lawyers on 5th October.  The event was entitled “International Perspectives on Mediation” and Brian chaired a panel of speakers including Sir Paul Girvan former Lord Justice of Appeal, Dr Martin Brink Chair of the Commercial Mediation Association The Netherlands and Alex Ward President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association from Adelaide Australia.


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Brian Speers on radio Ulster Programme On Your Behalf

Managing partner, Brian Speers appeared with other guests on the Radio Ulster programme "On Your Behalf" on 17th September when he discussed management issues affecting common areas in apartments and other housing schemes.

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Partner Michael Robinson opened discussions at a Brexit Event in Law Society House

An event hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland in conjunction with the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL)  and attended by more than 120 legal professionals and academics discussed a prospective British exit (Brexit) from the European Union (EU).

The conference addressed the implications of Brexit and what the possible impact could be on Northern Ireland's economy, legal profession, citizen's lives and the issues around human rights.

The discussion was opened by CMG Cunningham...

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Michael Robinson discusses Enduring Power of Attorney on Radio Ulster


On 20 February CMG Cunningham Dickey Partner Michael Robinson was a guest on the BBC Radio Ulster programme "On Your Behalf". Michael was representing the Law Society. The host was Linda McAuley and the other guests were form Macmillan Cancer and Age Sector Platform Northern Ireland.

Michael was discussing and answering questions on Enduring Power of Attorney.



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Brian Speers delivered mediation training to lawyers in Windhoek, Namibia

Partner Brian Speers who has been described as a “pioneer” of mediation in Northern Ireland delivered training in February 2016 to lawyers in Namibia.  As part of an initiative between the Law Society of Namibia and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association or CLA (on which Brian serves as a Council member and as a member of the Executive Committee) the CLA agreed to deliver in country training for lawyers interested in mediation.  Brian devised the training programme and delivered the...

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CMG Cunningham Dickey Solicitors is expanding its Belfast office

CMG Cunningham Dickey Solicitors has completed a refurbishment of its May Street office in Belfast in an investment worth over £500,000. The investment was part funded by Danske Bank.

The legal firm currently employs 16 people and will create another five jobs in the coming months. 

The business was formed when long-established Belfast and Bangor firms Carnson Morrow Graham Solicitors and Cunningham and Dickey Solicitors merged in June 2015.

In addition to the Belfast office, the...

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Solicitors firms CMG and Cunningham and Dickey have merged

As reported in the media two long established Belfast-based legal firms, CMG and Cunningham and Dickey, have announced that they merged on 1 June 2015.
The Belfast office of CMG Cunningham Dickey will be based in their May Street premises while its office in Bangor, County Down, will remain in Market Street.
Two of the three partners, Brian Speers and Michael Robinson, are recent former presidents of the Law Society of Northern Ireland.
Cunningham and Dickey was founded i...

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County Antrim
Northern Ireland
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