Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

53 per cent increase in registration of new houses in Northern Ireland

53 per cent increase in registration of new houses in Northern Ireland

By Lauren Burns The number of new houses registered in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK in the last quarter was the highest since the winter of 2007. Across the... Read more

New figures confirm boost in mortgage lending in June

By Natasha Adamson New figures released from the Bank of England confirm that mortgage approvals for house purchasers and remortgagors in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK increased in... Read more

Electrician wins compensation for 'fractional' asbestos exposure

By Gillian Crotty An 85 year-old retried electrician who has been diagnosed with asbestosis has won his compensation claim in respect of exposure to asbestos at Exeter University more than 20... Read more

Disinherited daughter successfully challenges Will in landmark case

By Lenore Rice A landmark court decision that awarded a disinherited daughter a third of her mother's estate, despite the latter's express intention that she should receive nothing, could result in... Read more

Landmark NI court warning on domestic violence statement withdrawals

By Lenore Rice A Northern Ireland judge has issued a stark warning to domestic violence "bullies", saying that the withdrawal of a statement from a victim will no longer automatically mean... Read more

Mortgage approvals up in June as borrowers rush to beat interest rate rise

By Natasha Adamson Mortgage approvals in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK reached a 15-month high in June, with existing borrowers in particular looking to re-mortgage their property as... Read more

Divorced woman refuses to leave marital home despite court ordered sale

By Lenore Rice A woman is refusing to leave her £2million martial home following her divorce, despite the court ordering that the property should be sold with the proceeds split between... Read more

SMEs risk asset seizure as 31st July tax deadline approaches

By Neil Logan Small businesses in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK are at risk of having their goods and assets seized if they do not comply with tax... Read more

Growing concerns about quality of health care in Northern Ireland

There are growing concerns about the quality of health care in Northern Ireland following comments from the head of the Health and Social Care Board that waiting times for surgery... Read more

Survey reveals 1 in 5 young motorists take 'selfies' while driving

By Gary Adair New research suggests that 1 in 5 motorists in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK take 'selfies' with their telephone while driving. The survey by the Institute... Read more