Ian Coulter former managing partner at Tughans law firm in Belfast. Tughans has rejected claims by Mr Coulter concerning a bank account which contained £7.5 million.

The Belfast law firm Tughans has rejected claims by Ian Coulter, its former managing partner, concerning a bank account which contained £7.5 million a(...)

Former managing partner at Tughans Law Firm, Belfast Ian Coulter: Said the money which “has been called into question” – and which he said was actually £7.5 million – “was part of the total legal and consultancy fees”.

The Belfast lawyer at the heart of allegations concerning the £1.2 billion purchase of the National Asset Management Agency’s loan portfolio in Northe(...)

Tughans offices in Belfast city centre. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/PhotopressBelfast.co.uk

Anyone in Northern Ireland with an undeclared offshore bank account could be forgiven for feeling a little anxious. Not only have revelations about th(...)

Frank Cushnahan: moved from one key private sector appointment to another across a wide spectrum of industries

“Chamelon Cushnahan” as one prominent Belfast businessman described him this week, sums up one of the figures at the heart of revelations around the(...)

Business in Northern Ireland broadly welcome UK chancellor George Osborne’s budget.

It could be a challenge for some Northern Ireland firms to cope with one of the biggest surprises of the UK’s summer budget – the introduction of a ne(...)

Demonstrators outside the House of Commons as UK chancellor George Osborne set out his plans to reshape the country’s economy with the first budget of the new Conservative government on Wednesday. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

The UK chancellor’s pledge on Wednesday in his summer budget to cut British corporation tax to 18 per cent by 2020 will reduce the overall cost to the(...)

Nama sold €5.6 billion worth of loans against northern Irish properties to Cerberus for €1.7 billion in June 2014. The US fund hired US lawyers Brown and Rudnick, along with  Northern Irish firm Tughans, as advisers. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

State agency Nama on Tuesday defended the sale of its Northern Ireland loans, which has sparked a row over claims of corrupt payments and is facing pa(...)

Mick Wallace TD outside Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin, July 7th, 2015. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Law Society of Northern Ireland (Law Society NI) last night issued an appeal to Independent TD Mick Wallace and “any other person with relevant in(...)

 Alban Maginness: says it is important that Northern Ireland’s integrity as a place to do business is not undermined by any further revelations from the sale of Nama’s loan portfolio

Could business reputation suffer as a result of the allegations and speculation surrounding the sale of Nama’s former loan portfolio in the North? The(...)

Lanyon Plaza, one of the larger assets in the portfolio

The very first meeting between a Northern Ireland Minister and his Irish counterpart in Dublin to discuss the banking crisis set the scene for how the(...)