Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2005

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Commercial Law
Land Law


Areas of Practice include:

1. Litigation: Commercial, Company and Insolvency, Chancery, Land Law including landlord and tenant and planning, Judicial Review and Personal Injury.

2. Advisory: In addition to litigation, I provide strategic advice and direction to Government Departments, public and private organisations and individuals.


2020; Appointed to the Directorate of Legal Services Panel for Commercial, Procurement and Property

2017; Appointed to GLSNI ‘A’ Civil Panel

2005; Called to the Bar of Northern Ireland

2005; Certificate in Professional Legal Studies with Distinction, Queen’s University Belfast

2004; Teaching Fellow in Transitional Justice Institute, Course Director for LLM Masters Students and lectured in Land Law and Equity and Trusts

2003; Part time lecturer in Public Law, Land Law and the Law of Evidence.

2002; LL.M Human Rights and Criminal Justice, Queen’s University Belfast

2000; BA (Hons) Law and Economics, University of Ulster



1. I act for Government Departments, the Ministry of Defence, public organisations, private companies and private individuals.

2. I provide strategic advices to Government Departments, the Ministry of Defence, public and private organisations, the Police Service of Northern Ireland and individuals.

3. Courts I appear in:

a. Chancery Court.

b. Commercial Court.

c. Judicial Review Court.

d. Queen’s Bench Court.

e. Masters’ Courts.

f. Lands Tribunal.

g. County Court.

h. Coroner’s Court