We pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our expertise to suit each individual client whatever the issue may be.

Our Services

With many years of experience in legal practice, we have helped many individuals and businesses on a wide range of legal issues. In our experience seeking early legal advice will reduce costs and lead to a quicker resolution for our clients.

In addition to our office facilities we offer home visits, video meetings, telephone advice and access to the government’s Legal Aid assistance scheme.

Get in touch using our online enquiry form and we will respond to you within 24 hours.

Property Law

Buying, selling or re-mortgaging a property can be a stressful event. It is essential that you engage the services of an experienced conveyancing solicitor to ensure that the transaction proceeds as smoothly and efficiently as possible. At Gillen & Co we work closely with estate agents, financial advisors and surveyors to ensure the transaction proceeds efficiently and to guide you through the conveyancing process at all stages of the transaction.


Personal Injury Claims

We have extensive experience in pursuing claims for clients who have been injured as a result of an accident. If you have been injured in an accident you can contact us today for an immediate assessment of your claim using our online personal injury assessment.

  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Accidents at Work
  • Public Liability
  • Hearing Loss Claims
  • Medical Negligence
  • Criminal Injury Claims

Wills & Estate

Our solicitors provide advice on all matters concerning wills estate planning.  We also provide advice on drafting of Enduring Power of Attorney and Controllership applications to the Office of Care & Protection.


Family & Matrimonial Law

Our Family Law department provides specialist legal advice to clients faced with problems associated with relationship breakdown and disputes regarding children. We understand the inevitable distress and sensitive nature of family related legal issues. We adapt our approach to suit the individual circumstances of your case to ensure your case is dealt with sensitively. Claire Burns is a member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland Children Order Panel and can assist you with any family related issue.


Criminal Defence

Our criminal defence solicitors have extensive experience representing clients in Magistrates Court and Crown Court cases throughout Northern Ireland. Our solicitors are on call 24 hours per day 365 days per year, free of charge, to provide the following services:

  • 24 Hour Police Station Call Out
  • Representation in Magistrates, Youth and Crown Court
  • Prison Law including applications for compassionate release or issues relating to the treatment of prisoners whilst in custody Advice and assistance about appeals to the
  • Court of Appeal or the Criminal Case Review Commission
  • Representation at Benefit Fraud investigations

Extradition Law

Gillen and Co have developed an expertise is the area of Extradition Law. Recent changes to this area of law have led to a substantial increase in the number of arrests by Police of persons wanted on European Arrest Warrants. Ruairi Gillen is a member of the UK Extradition Lawyers Association and can provide advice on all aspects of Extradition Law including:

  • Bars to Extradition
  • Human Rights violations
  • Extradition Bail
  • Applications for Discharge
  • Temporary Surrender
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our Litigation department aim to provide pragmatic and cost effective advice to ensure your dispute is dealt with as quickly and as cost effectively as possible.

  • Debt & Insolvency
  • Land & Boundary Disputes
  • Harassment Injunctions

Our Success

  • “I have now bought two properties through Gillen and Co. Their service and attention to detail was second to none. I  have also recommended them to several of my friends who have bought their first homes with them.”

    Michael, Belfast

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