Caring, Dedicated, Professional

Formed in 1948, in premises very close to our present location in the heart of Newtownards Town Centre, the Practice has a firmly established reputation for providing resolute legal advice and sound assistance to both private clients and companies particularly in the Ards and North Down areas and further throughout the Province.

We also provide legal services to individuals and companies throughout the UK and abroad for their Northern Irish interests, as a more personal and economic alternative to city centre firms.

Whilst the firm has many years experience in a broad range of legal spheres, we recognise the changing demands of our clientele and tailor our services accordingly to provide individual solutions.

Areas of expertise

With almost 70 years experience in serving the people of Newtownards we’ve developed a wide range of expertise in various legal matters.

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Our Location

Our Offices are located on Lower Mary Street, which adjoins both High Street and Frances Street in Newtownards, close by Conway Square and within easy walking distance of a number of town centre car parks, the closest being just behind the Office building after the Public Toilets on Frances Street. Disabled Parking is available directly outside our front door.

Latest news

Call Check Confirm to beat conveyancing scams

Limitations of tax relief when you sell your home

Many people hold the view that when you sell your home you will not pay any tax particularly Capital Gains Tax on the difference between purchase and sales prices. There are however situations when this is not true. For example, you may have to pay some tax if you have let out all or part…

We have commissioned a full-building wrap-around mural to cover our office premises by Mark Ervine, legendary cross community mural artist

Mark and the piece featured in the Financial Times last weekend. The finished work will feature various Newtownards landmarks and famous personalities, such as Paddy “Blair” Mayne, Eddie Irvine, the Ards TT, Scrabo Tower, the historic Ards Maltings Building, a depiction of the looming machines found in mid-19th century local front rooms and a Cessna…

The online video game Fortnite is being blamed as the latest cause for divorce, according to a new report.

Divorce Online, a British site offering information and services to people whose marriages are breaking up, said that about 200 divorce petitions filed in the UK since the start of this year cited the virtual warfare game as a reason for the separation. “These numbers equate to roughly 5 per cent of the 4,665 petitions…