We are members of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Home Charter Scheme and offer a comprehensive quality service in relation to the sale, purchase and re-mortgage of residential properties in Northern Ireland. With a dual-qualified practicing certificate held by David McAleese, we are also able to offer advice on house purchases in England and Wales.
We regularly act on new-build developments, remortgages and sales/purchases involving Northern Ireland Co-Ownership, Help to Buy ISAs, own to rent schemes and other bespoke finance or purchase arrangements. As panel members for all major mortgage lenders, Co-Ownership and Help to Buy, we are able to assist with any purchase no matter the funding model.
Commercial Property Transactions
We act on a wide number of commercial property matters including commercial purchases and sales, new leases of commercial premises and finance/refinance of investment and development lands.
We also act for developers purchasing sites (on a conditional or unconditional basis) for private and social/affordable housing schemes, and in securing development finance with mainstream and alternative lenders to allow schemes to proceed quickly to construction.
are also able to offer advice on house purchases in England and Wales.
Corporate and Commercial Transactions
We advise a number of clients on corporate and commercial matters, including selling/purchasing businesses (whether by share or asset purchase), restructuring of companies and injecting capital/finance into businesses.
We often work closely with clients and their accountants/tax specialists to ensure that the transactions are as efficient as possible from the outset.
We also advise regularly on shareholder agreements, directors’ duties and corporate procedures to ensure that directors and shareholders alike abide by the restrictions and legal requirements imposed on them.
We advise on all aspects of loan finance and equity finance into company, property, development and restructuring transactions for individual and corporate clients across the UK. Having worked previously with all major lenders in Northern Ireland and many from further afield, David is particularly well equipped to advise on transactions ranging from small, stand-alone transactions to multi-million pound facilities.
Acting in cooperation with funders, accountants and tax advisors, we are able to advise on loan and security documents to avail of finance from mainstream, alternative and peer-to-peer lenders, and regularly advise lenders and borrowers on their options in a range of circumstances.
Restructuring and Insolvency
We advise clients facing financial or structuring difficulties, whether at individual or corporate level, in relation to their options under company and insolvency legislation and how best they can work with creditors to the best possible mutual outcome.
We also advise lenders on protecting their return and, where necessary, taking enforcement action to recover loan funds due to be repaid to them. We are able to advise on contentious and consensual arrangements for restructuring, recovering or enforcing debt liability and can take clients through the process whether litigation is required or an acceptable agreement is reached.
Personal Injury Claims
We have a reputation for obtaining high awards of compensation for clients in all areas of personal injury, including:
- Road traffic accidents
- Accidents at work
- Accidents in public places
- Medical negligence claims
We provide a free initial consultation to assess prospects of success and investigate whether you are eligible for Legal Aid. The digitalisation of Legal Aid has made it easier to apply for than ever before and we can assist you in obtaining funding for your case.
We represent clients at every Court tier in Northern Ireland in respect of all aspects of criminal law from driving offences through to the most serious criminal allegations.
We are available 24/7 to provide advice at Police Stations before, during and after interview.
Legal Aid is available to anyone who is to be questioned by Police regarding a criminal allegation and we are available 24/7 to provide advice at Police Stations before, during and after interview.
We have experienced Solicitors who provide a sensitive approach to all family law matters, including:
- Divorce and Separation
- Child Contact and Residence
- Domestic Violence
- Social Services intervention
Legal Aid is available in the vast majority of family law matters, and in certain cases is non-means tested.
Wills, Probate and Enduring Powers of Attorney
We have a wealth of experience in assisting clients plan for the future. We also adopt a compassionate, but always professional approach in the administration of Estates.
We offer concise and practical advice in a range of matters including:
- Will drafting
- Estate planning
- The setting up and administration of Trusts
- Enduring Powers of Attorney
- Controllership Orders
- The administration of Estates
- Disputes arising out of Wills, Estates and Trusts