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McAteer & Co Solicitors 97 Bloomfield Road , Belfast, BT5 5LN, IRE, Northern Ireland

+ 44 (0) 28 904 714 80

+ 44 (0) 28 906 501 24


Celebrating over a quarter century in practice, McAteer & Co Solicitors was founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland by the current Senior Partner, Ciaran McAteer, in 1983.

Mergers with the law practices of RS Haslett in 2000 and John R Keir in 2006 has strengthened our reputation as a client focused, proactive and commercially aware Law firm. Our main Private Client practice areas are conveyancing, Wills & Probate, Inheritance Tax Planning & Asset Protection, advice on nursing home fees, Personal Injury law, litigation, Family Law and Employment law. Our main Business practice areas are the formation of companies, LLPs and partnerships, commercial property acquisition, disposal, leasing and development, liquor and entertainment licensing, litigation, debt collection, Insolvency and Bankruptcy.

As well as our core areas of practice, we also have established specialist areas, those being Charities law, Media & Music law, Credit Union law, transport law, including railways and the Retail Motor Industry prenuptial and post nuptial agreements.

We are one of only two law firms in Northern Ireland who have obtained accreditation as
an “investor in people”. We believe this commitment to our staff, along with investment in IT, document management and legal practice technology shows that whether you are a private individual or a large company, we are dedicated to the highest levels of client service at all times.

We recognise our Clients often require access to timely and cost effective legal advice beyond Northern Ireland, in the Republic of Ireland, Great Britain, and further afield. With the assistance or our Lexlink associates we can provide our clients with the international expertise they need. In return our firm frequently receives instructions for international corporations and individuals doing business in Northern Ireland.


Ciaran McAteer

Northern Ireland, Partner

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Timothy R. Bryans

Northern Ireland, Partner

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