EasyJet Data Breach Compensation – Join the Class Action

EasyJet Data Breach Compensation – Join the Class Action

Darragh Mackin has initiated a group action at the High Court in Belfast for alleged violation of privacy rights following the sophisticated cyber attack against EasyJet. Many NI individuals received an email from EasyJet on Thursday 21st May 2020 informing them that their personal data had been compromised and a smaller group were further notified that their debit/credit card details had also been exposed. Darragh Mackin told the Belfast Telegraph, "it is a mammoth data breach, and a gross failure of responsibility that has undoubtedly had a serious impact on our clients who have suffered considerable distress as a result." If you received any email confirming that your personal information was exposed and you wish to join the class action you should contact us by email at EasyJetClaims@phoenix-law.org If you have been affected and use the log in credentials on other platforms that would be the same as your easyJet credentials, we strongly advise that you immediately change them to minimise further risk...
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Privacy & Data breach by Interim Advocate for Victims & Survivors of HIA

Privacy & Data breach by Interim Advocate for Victims & Survivors of HIA

Hundreds of survivors of institutional abuse, to include many of Phoenix Law clients, have had their names and emails disclosed in an email issued by the office of the interim advocate. We are instructed to seek assurances that precautions are now in place, such a significant failing will not occur again and the appropriate referral to the Information Commissioners Office has been made. If you have been affected by this incident, you should seek support from counselling services or GP and contact our office in confidence for advice. Full Story Here ...
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Phoenix Law participate in LGBT Awareness Week

Phoenix Law participate in LGBT Awareness Week

As part of the diverse program for LGBT Awareness Week 2020, our Ciaran Moynagh took part in a virtual session coined 'Legal Queeries' hosted by Aisling Tomey, Advocacy Officer at the Rainbow Project. The discussions covered many matters to include, family law, same sex marriage, immigration, blackmail/ revenge porn as well as wills and probate. The Rainbow Project offer support and advocacy all year round. Visit their website https://www.rainbow-project.org/ or contact them in confidence on (028) 90 31 90 30. If you require any advice on the issues highlighted contact our office for a free initial consultation 02890328383 ...
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Challenges to Internment

Challenges to Internment

On 13 May 2020 the Supreme Court deliverer Judgment in the case of Gerry Adams. The unanimous decision of the Supreme Court declared the detention of Mr Adams unlawful and that now raises the potential for many more cases of internment in the 1970's to be scrutinised. Our Peter Corrigan is instructed by many former internees to quash convictions and seek compensation. Speaking with the Irish News he said, "proceedings had already been issued in a number of these cases before the High Court for the unlawful deprivation of their livery and false imprisonment that resulted." He went on to say many could be "entitled to aggravated and exemplary damages as a result of treatment they sustained whilst unlawfully interned". If you require legal advice on this issue contact us in confidence on 02890328383 or info@phoenix-law.org ...
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Spotlight – Inside the Pandemic

Spotlight – Inside the Pandemic

Spotlight NI aired on 12 May 2020 and followed frontline workers durng the Covid-19 crisis. Our Claire McKeegan appeared in the episode commenting how many healthcare professionals and front line workers are concerned about PPE standards & availability. She continued that those employees must be offered a safe workplace and should feel that they can report concerns without repercussion. Watch the episode ...
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First Institutional Abuse Payments awarded for clients

First Institutional Abuse Payments awarded for clients

The Historical Institutional Abuse redress board has sat remotely and the first set of payments to include the interim awards of £10,000.00 are now being made. Claire McKeegan told the Irish News, "we have seen a surge in survivors coming forward to make applications for long overdue redress. It is welcome news for survivors that the redress board has begun sitting and assessing applications for compensation." Phoenix Law offer expertise advice with Claire acting for the majority of survivors in Northern Ireland. For confidential, free advice and representation on making an application to the redress board contact us Full Irish News Story Here ...
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Charity of the Year Selected!

Charity of the Year Selected!

Team Phoenix have selected their charity partner for 2020-2021. Look out for events, challenges fundraisers and much more to raise much needed funds. Davina’s Ark, originated from an inspiring young woman whose life was affected by addiction and its effects. Addiction led Davina down a harrowing lonely, and a lot of times a despairing road. Davina experienced depression and addiction robbed her of joy and a zest for living and purpose. Davina entered a twelve-step programme which helped her become abstinent and see light at the end of the tunnel.However, Davina found that further along the journey in recovery she still experienced emotional turmoil and difficulty in relationships with herself and others. Davina recognized that there was an unfulfilled need in rehabilitation support, ‘the gap’. Davina’s Ark offers hope and new opportunity to the many in our society who are afflicted and or affected by the curse of addiction. A shocking and sobering truth is that alcohol and drug misuse in...
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