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UK 2022
Northern Ireland Real Estate
Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Arthur Cox

The Arthur Cox Property Group in Belfast is one of Northern Ireland’s leading commercial property practices, with a Band 1 ranking from Chambers and Legal 500.

We have unrivalled experience of the local market, having been involved in most of the major commercial property projects carried out in Northern Ireland in recent years.

Our clients span the entire property spectrum from private developers to Government departments.

Our reputation is founded on proven professional skills, a thorough understanding of our clients’ requirements, an emphasis on sound judgment and a practical approach to solving commercial property issues. A number of members of the Property Group in Belfast are qualified to advise on property law both in Northern Ireland and in England & Wales. We also work closely with our Dublin office to provide clients with a seamless service where their business extends to the Republic of Ireland. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Commercial leasing
  • Commercial development and site assembly
  • Joint ventures
  • Regeneration
  • Development funding
  • Secured lending
  • Social & affordable housing

In addition, the Property Group has developed a number of sub-specialisms, with leading lawyers with expertise in construction, environmental, planning, licensing and real estate finance.

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Northern Ireland
Band 2
What the team is known for

Advises clients across an extensive array of transactions and asset classes, with matters ranging from investment acquisitions to environmental concerns. Notable expertise in the retail sector, with additional strengths in distressed property transactions and residential work. Frequently acts for institutional investors and property developers.


A client comments: "I find Arthur Cox to be a professional, capable and commercially aware firm with lawyers who are very focused and knowledgeable."

Work highlights

Represented Straidorn Properties in the acquisition of the Custom House building in Belfast for future redevelopment.

Notable practitioners

Alastair Todd acts for a diverse client base in both the commercial and residential spheres on significant acquisitions and disposals, as well as land assembly and development matters. He is experienced in advising on property and development matters across a range of sectors including healthcare, retail and energy.
"Alastair is quick to respond and provides objective advice on our legal position while also considering the real-world practicalities." "He takes a commercial and proactive approach to problem solving."

Mark Jameson has notable experience in retail real estate matters. He regularly advises clients on investment transactions and asset management as well as assisting retailers with their property needs.
"Mark is an efficient and responsive lawyer." "He is very straightforward and easy to deal with."

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