Ambitious Belfast and Newry legal firm to employ 55 staff by end-2016 A thriving Belfast and Newry-based legal company is set to add 10 new staff to its offices in 2016 as part of an ambitious £1m three-year business development plan. JMK Solicitors, Northern Ireland’s top legal advisors in assisting accident victims who have been [...]
JMK Solicitors were pleased to help the family of a severely injured child reach a settlement totalling just under £3million for injuries caused during labour at a Northern Ireland Hospital which resulted in a debilitating brain injury known as Cerebral Palsy. The case centred on the allegation that the new born suffered injuries from inappropriate handling by a [...]
A Belfast cyclist, who suffered a broken collar bone when knocked off his bike, speaks about his experience and how JMK helped him in the aftermath. Mark McMurray has been a keen cyclist for many years and used to travel to work every day on his bike. “When I left university, I lived and worked [...]
Congratulations to Christine Smyth who won our Merchant Hotel competition! Christine called into the Belfast office to collect her prize from Jonathan McKeown. Enjoy your time in the hotel!
Are you new to cycling or haven’t been on a bike in years? If so, the idea of cycling on busy roads can be a frightened prospect. However by following some simple tips, you can stay safe on the roads.
There has been a significant increase in the number of cyclists on the roads in recent years. Whether you are an experienced cyclist or you are putting on the lycra for the first time, it is worth taking a few minutes to read our guide on what to do if you are involved in a [...]
As we approach mid-July and more motorbikes appear on the roads, the number of collisions between bikes and other vehicles usually increases. Liability for these types of collisions are not always straight forward as demonstrated by a recent case handled by JMK Solicitors, which shows the importance of having a specialist road traffic lawyer on [...]
The number of pot holes on our roads was in the news headlines again last week, with official figures estimating that there are over 100,000 across Northern Ireland. This has become a major safety issue for motorists and in a recent case in which JMK Solicitors acted, our client’s vehicle was even written off due [...]
When the other party is on 4 legs instead of 4 wheels what should you do? Every year we deal with numerous cases were a vehicle has been in an accident caused by animals such as cows, sheep and horses as well as by domestic pets like cats and dogs. This is often a [...]
Christine McElvanna from JMK Solicitors has been appointed to the role of Chairperson for the recently established Newry Business Improvement District “BID”, which will be working on a 5 year plan to boost trade, investment and overall image of the City. Newry is the latest Northern Irish city to establish a BID. There are already [...]