Three New Partners at CMG Cunningham Dickey

CMG Cunningham Dickey are pleased to announce that joining the partnership are Audrey Atcheson, Mark McAdam and Julie Ann Osborne

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Julie Ann Osborne Joins CMG Cunningham Dickey as a Partner

CMG Cunningham Dickey are pleased to announce that Julie Ann Osborne has recently joined CMG Cunningham Dickey as a Partner having worked in two respected rural practices for the previous 15 years.  She specialises in all property matters including residential and commercial conveyancing, farms and land transfers, development land purchase and site sales and acts for a number of residential developers.  

Julie Ann is a Trust and Estate Practitioner having completed her STEP Diploma and gained…

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Partner Brian Speers contributes to a new book EU Mediation Law Handbook

Partner Brian Speers was honoured to contribute to a new publication - EU Mediation Law Handbook. This substantial books considers mediation in all the member states and Brian contributed the chapter dealing with mediation in Northern Ireland.

Brian is growing international recognition for his work as mediator and as a mediator trainer, and in March chaired a mediation panel discussion at the Commonwealth Lawyers Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Christopher Jess, wins two STEP Excellence Awards

The Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) celebrates its best students twice a year and we congratulate one of our solicitors Chris Jess in winning two Excellence Awards:

  • Chris achieved a distinction and the highest score for the STEP Advanced Certificate in Taxation of Trusts and Estates - Northern Ireland;
  • He also graduated the STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates - Northern Ireland with the highest score.

STEP will be featuring Chris with the other highest scoring students per…

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Christopher Jess, Solicitor passes Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners exams with Distinction

Chris Jess one of our solicitors has recently passed with distinction the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) examinations.  This is a significant achievement as the examinations are challenging. 

Chris is now entitled to use the initials TEP – a Trust and Estate Practitioner.

We congratulate Chris who continues to work in the firm’s busy private client department dealing with Wills, Trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney and all aspects of estate and inheritance...

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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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