Bankrupts’ jaunts up North set to end with new law

Claims judicial system in the six counties has been put under serious strain

20th December, 2015
Belfast city centre Picture: Getty

The North’s days as a bankruptcy haven for Irish people taking advantage of its more favourable regime are drawing to a close, a leading Belfast financial services firm has said.

James Neill, managing director with Northern Irish firm HNH Group, said that the flood of bankrupts travelling North during the collapse had placed serious strain on the judicial system in the six counties.

But this was before the Oireachtas last week approved a...

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