Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Increase in Northern Ireland first time buyer activity

Increase in Northern Ireland first time buyer activity

By Michelle Rock There has been a dramatic increase in the number of mortgage loans made to first time buyers in Northern Ireland according to new figures from the Council of... Read more

Driver who killed cyclist jailed for 5 years

By Gary Adair The driver of a minibus who hit and killed a cyclist when he was operating his mobile phone while driving has been jailed for 5 years. Andrzej Wojcicki, aged... Read more

Dental professor loses unfair dismissal case

By Gillian Crotty An industrial tribunal in Belfast has rejected the claim of unfair dismissal brought by a former professor of dentistry against his former employers. Prof Philip Lamey worked as both... Read more

Inheritance disputes causing older couples to divorce

By Lenore Rice Divorce solicitors in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK are seeing an increase in divorces among older couples who cannot agree on inheritance issues, and in... Read more

Son faked signature of brother to take £1.5m inheritance

By Lenore Rice Bristol Crown Court has heard that a man was cheated out of his share of a £1.5million inheritance after his businessman brother forged his signature to wind up... Read more

Northern Ireland property prices increase by 4.9 per cent

By Michelle Rock Northern Ireland property prices increased by 4.9 per cent in the twelve months up to June, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The average... Read more

Mortgage borrowers react to MPC interest rate vote split

By Natasha Adamson The minutes of the August meeting of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has revealed a split vote on whether or not to increase interest rates... Read more

Speed cameras catch comedian reading paper while driving

By Gary Adair A traffic camera has photographed comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown reading a newspaper while driving his car, resulting in a fine and points on his driving licence. The 69-year-old comedian,... Read more

Hospital error results in woman wrongly told she had cancer

By Gillian Crotty A 71-year-old woman has spoken of her distress at wrongly being told that she had cancer and Alzheimer's after a hospital error meant that the nurse was actually... Read more

Unannounced site visits planned to tackle work accidents

By Gillian Crotty Unannounced building site visits will be carried out by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) in order to clamp down on working conditions that increase... Read more