Rosaleen graduated from The University of Ulster in 2011, with an LLB (Hons) degree in Law.
After graduating, she worked as a Legal Costing Executive for two years, providing advice and assistance to the legal profession on technical cost issues relating to both County Court and High Court actions. Rosaleen gained experience and knowledge of case law and legislation in the area of costs and assisted solicitors by drafting formal written advices, estimates of costs, negotiated legal costs and provided representation at detailed assessment hearings before the Taxing Master.
Rosaleen later joined a large Human Rights Law firm in Belfast and worked predominately within the litigation department for one year before commencing her Apprenticeship in September 2014. As a Legal Executive and Apprentice, Rosaleen specialised in actions against the state and other public bodies in relation to harassment, misfeasance within the public office, negligence, personal injury, human right violations and abuses of state power, playing an active role in several landmark cases. Rosaleen gained extensive experience in other areas such as road traffic accidents, medical negligence, employers liability and commercial contracts.
Rosaleen joined R G Sinclair & Co in November 2016 and she is a Solicitor within the Debt and Insolvency Department working closely with our Director, Mr Edmund Sinclair. Rosaleen assists in all areas of recoveries to include, asset recovery, shortfall recovery and bankruptcy on behalf of creditors. She also assists borrowers on refinancing, restructuring, secured and unsecured lending, acquisition finance, loan portfolio sales and commercial finance. Rosaleen manages a heavy case load for clients who are individuals, sole traders, lenders and large corporations. In addition to this, Rosaleen also assists within our Litigation Department in areas of professional negligence, commercial litigation, high value personal injury litigation and banking litigation.
Outside of work Rosaleen has run charity events for Cancer Research and raised substantial sums for charity. Rosaleen has been actively involved in her local community in recent years as both chairperson and youth leader of CYC, with the aim of empowering individuals to develop and enjoy new challenges through volunteering and social action while making a positive contribution to the community.