Natalie Bell – Solicitor

Graduating in 2014 from the Open University, Natalie obtained a First Class Honours degree in Law. During her studies, Natalie worked at Russell and Co. Solicitors full time within our litigation and conveyancing departments.

Completing her legal education, Natalie obtained a Diploma in Professional Legal Studies with Commendation from Queen’s University Belfast, whereby she completed a two – year training contract with Russell & Co. Solicitors, later to be admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Northern Ireland in 2016.

Having experience with the firm dating back to 2003, Natalie specialises in personal injury litigation, clinical negligence, contractual disputes, alternative dispute resolution, residential conveyancing, administration of estates, wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and controllership functions, in conjunction with the Office of Care and Protection. However, more recently, Natalie has focused on claims against the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Natalie is a member of the Clinical Negligence Practitioner’s Group.

Relevant Experience

Successful Judicial Review Leave Application

Challenging the decision of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

‘Caribbean property investment had ‘catastrophic results’ The Irish News (Belfast, January 22, 2016)–391879/

‘Couple who lost £46,000 on unbuilt Caribbean holiday home in fight for compensation over sham Northern Ireland financial adviser’ The Belfast Telegraph (Belfast, January 22, 2016)


Successful Professional Negligence Action –

Martin & Ors. v Gabriele Giambrone P/A Giambrone & Law, Solicitors and European Lawyers [2013] NIQB 48

Societies / Organisations

Northern Ireland Young Solicitors Association – Member since 2014

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