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Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Northern IrelandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Assists a number of important national and international clients from the charities, retail and financial sectors with varied litigation. Experienced across a range of matters including contractual issues, procurement disputes, construction litigation and shareholder disagreements. Also offers notable expertise in claims relating to the tracing and recovery of misappropriated funds. Further able to assist clients by resolving matters through mediation and other forms of ADR.

Strengths

According to one interviewee, "they are really responsive and on the ball; you feel like they really have your back."

Work highlights

Advised a national recycling company on its dispute with two councils regarding contracts worth a combined £87 million.

Notable practitioners

Jonathan Forrester is the managing director of the firm and has a robust commercial litigation practice focused on construction and property-related disputes.
"He is a consummate professional and you know he is going to protect your interests. He is a wordsmith - he translates legal jargon and breaks things down."

Rachael Gamble is a senior associate in the team who handles a variety of litigation, including trust litigation, contentious probate, real estate litigation and shareholder disputes.
"She has a good grasp of what she's doing and explains issues in simple terms."

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Overview

The Dispute Resolution department at Cleaver Fulton Rankin is led by Director, Patrick Fleming. The team advises on a wide range of sectors including Construction, Defamation, Debt Recovery, Intellectual Property, Product Liability, Professional Negligence, Product Liability, Banking Litigation, Personal Injury, Probate and Trust Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Public Procurement, Insolvency and Family and Matrimonial Law.

In terms of qualifications, Managing Director, Jonathan Forrester and Director, Aaron Moore, are accredited Mediators with the Law Society of Northern Ireland Dispute Resolution Service; Directors, Patrick Fleming and Aaron Moore have completed the RICS Diploma in Adjudication in the Construction Industry and are qualified Adjudicators; Director, Michael King is a qualified Data Protection Practitioner; Associate Solicitor, Rachael Gamble is a certified member of the Mediators’ Institute Ireland; and Associate Solicitor, Maria McNally is a qualified mediator, having completed her training with the Institute of Professional Legal Studies. 

The team represents a broad Litigation practice having acted on behalf of a diverse range of clients from local, national and multinational companies to property developers and commercial tenants. The team’s clients come from the construction, energy, insolvency, financial, banking, manufacturing, retail, charity and public sectors.

Members

Forrester, Jonathan

Gamble, Rachael

Gamble, Rachael

Groom, Ruaidhri

Kelly, Rachel

King, Michael

McClimonds, Anna

McNally, Maria

Moore, Aaron

Stuart, Charles

Tabb, Brendan

Litigation

Cleaver Fulton Rankin

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Location

50 Bedford Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT2 7FW

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Northern Ireland

Litigation


Jonathan Forrester
Band 2
Rachael Gamble
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