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Property Solicitors Belfast

Buying, selling or remortgaging your property? We offer clear, fixed fees and no hidden extras. We offer legal services for commercial & residential properties.

Property Solicitors Belfast

Buying, selling or remortgaging your property?

We offer clear, fixed fees and no hidden extras. We offer legal services for commercial & residential properties.

Conveyancing, Mortgages And Remortgages.

They say buying and selling your home is one of the most stressful things you can do. We are industry specialists and it’s our job to make sure the legal part of the process goes as quickly and smoothly as possible.

As Property Solicitors we understand that once you have found the mortgage deal you want, you want to get it in place as quickly as you can.

With our online conveyancing system and competitive fixed rates, we will make everything clear, keeping you in control, and your estate agent and mortgage advisor in the loop, every step of the way, if you want to find out more about our conveyancing system, please click here. This, together with our extensive expertise, means that we are the leading law firm in this area.

We have acted for thousands of clients and have the expertise and resources to deal with any type of sale, purchase or remortgage, even the most complicated transaction.


Sales and purchases


Auction specialists


Remortgages and transfer of equity


Buy-to-Let and property portfolios


Equity release






Residential Property


Commercial Property

Our online system enables you to have 24 hour access to your transaction to see how your case is progressing. It keeps the estate agent and mortgage advisor up-to-date and, working together, we can complete as quickly as possible.

Need a quick response?

Ask one of our Property Solicitors today.

We offer clear, fixed fees and no hidden extras.

Contact us for a quick, no obligation quote, on 028 90231770 or complete the enquiry form and we will call you back. At your free initial consultation our legal expert will make everything clear from the costs involved to what to expect along the way. We’ll work to get you the best possible result and promise to keep you up-to-date at every stage.

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Robert Sinclair LL.B

Managing Director

Robert Sinclair was educated at Queen’s University Belfast and after graduating, he completed his apprenticeship at L’Estrange and Brett.

Robert took the decision to set up his own practice and founded Robert G Sinclair & Co in 1983. Robert has acted for leading corporate and commercial clients and is well known in this field of work. He has acted in many high profile cases in these areas including tax cases, VAT cases, fraud cases and restructuring of major companies. Robert has acted for many major banks who have set up in Northern Ireland. He has drafted much of the security documentation used by major lenders and continues to review these. At present Robert is involved in re-drafting security documentation for major lender clients to comply with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requirements specifically related to Northern Ireland.

Robert has been involved in advising companies and lenders involved in administrations, receiverships and liquidations and schemes of arrangement. Robert holds practising certificates in Northern Ireland, England & Wales and the Republic of Ireland and carries out transactions in all jurisdictions. Day to day, Robert’s primary role is in relation to the strategy of the firm and cementing relationships with key existing clients and developing relationships with new clients. Further, Robert’s role involves cultivating and maintaining relationships with English and Irish solicitors and accountants who lead their fields within areas in which our firm operates.

In the office, Robert runs a specialist caseload involving banking, insurance and property related matters at all levels.

Robert has been appointed to the advisory board of several leading companies by the government. He has also been appointed by the Northern Ireland Department of Education as a governor of Our Lady of St Patrick’s Grammar School, Knock. He is a trustee of several leading Northern Ireland Companies as well as a non-executive Director.

Robert is well known in national hunt horse racing circles. He has owned a number of Cheltenham festival winners and winners of national hunt races in Ireland. He is a keen runner having completed events such as the New York Marathon and is a member of several golf clubs including the K-Club, Helen’s Bay where he has been Captain, Clandeboye, Aloha (Marbella) and Dunham Forest (Cheshire). As Managing Partner in the firm for over 20 years he oversees each specialist department.

With his vast commercial and legal experience and as a Queen’s Law Graduate, Robert was delighted to be appointed to the Queen’s University Foundation Board where he helps advance the strategic goals and objectives of the University. He was actively involved in the second fund raising campaign for the University and has been appointed to the committee of Health Sciences as led by Professor Paddy Johnston (Professor Johnston is now vice-chancellor of Queens University). Professor Johnston spearheaded the centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology which was supported by the Queen’s Foundation Board.
Robert is also a member of the Marie Curie Development Board for Northern Ireland which, among other duties works to promote the development of the Marie Curie Hospice in Belfast. Robert has run charity events for cancer research and raised substantial sums for charity.

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Nikki Bell LL.B

Head of Residential Conveyancing

Nikki Bell obtained her Law Degree at the University of Ulster and went on to undertake a Masters Degree in Human Rights Law at Queens University Belfast.

Nikki joined the firm in July 2011 as a paralegal and subsequently obtained an Apprenticeship with the firm to complete her Solicitor training at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies. Nikki is now Head of the Residential Conveyancing Department specialising in all property matters to include residential sales and purchases as well as acting for developers. Nikki also acts for a number of major lender clients in relation to post possession sales.

“I have enjoyed being looked after By Nikki at RG Sinclair. The level of speed & professionalism was fantastic & I felt completely secure that my solicitor had my back. “- Khara Pringle

“What great service and support we received from Nikki Bell! As a family living overseas but wanting to set roots back where we came from, we were fortunate to have Nikki Bell of Robert G Sinclair and Co. Ltd Solicitors recommended to us. Purchasing a house from distance is a tricky business but we found Nikki to be very responsive with any questions big or small. She explained each step in the process of buying a house clearly. She was helpful with checking out queries that were important to us when buying our home and she was happy to help. She took each questions seriously and made sure she took the time and effort to explore it fully and to provide a comprehensive answer.”- Tara Nixon

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Mark Kelly LL.B

Head of Remortgage

Mark Kelly studied at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown and graduated with an LL.B in Law and Government in 2003.

After graduating, Mark worked for 10 years in the charity sector as a Local Area Director, later being promoted to Manager and Team Leader in 2016. In addition to this, Mark played a key role in in the finance department, while maintaining and developing the Charity’s website and IT infrastructure. Mark joined the re-mortgaging Department at Robert G Sinclair Solicitors in January 2017. Outside of work, Mark is a keen rugby player and enjoys spending time with his family.

Mark also sits on the Board of Governors for a primary school and is a trustee for Abaana, a charity which works with disadvantaged children in Uganda.



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RG Sinclair - Malachy Hagan LL.B

Malachy Hagan LL.B


Malachy Hagan has been practising as Solicitor since 1981 after having graduated from QUB in 1980 and attending the Institute of Professional Legal Studies

He has worked in general practise in excess of 35 years gaining a wide range of experience in conveyancing family law litigation and criminal law. Of latter years he has specialised in domestic conveyancing. He is an accredited family mediator, collaborative lawyer and children order member.

He serves as a board member of his local primary school and a cross community music charity. Away from the office he splits his time between his family and his passion for fly fishing.

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David McCormick LL.B


David McCormick graduated from Queens University Belfast in law in 1987, attended the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, and qualified as a solicitor in 1989.

He has vast experience and knowledge in a variety of mainly non-contentious work, with a strong background in land and property matters, and joined the firm in June 2012.

David works primarily in the Private Client Team, dealing with residential and commercial property and asset protection. He also assists the teams dealing with repossession sales and remortgage transactions.

RG Sinclair - Megan Harkin LL.B

Megan Harkin LL.B

Trainee Solicitor

Megan Harkin began working at Robert G. Sinclair & Company in September 2016 having completed her law degree at Queen’s University Belfast. She joined the firm as a Legal Executive undertaking an extensive work load.

In her time with the firm, Megan has progressed to the role of team leader of the re-mortgaging department where she works with both large lender clients and the public. Megan has become a key member of the team and demonstrates an ability to work well with a high volume of cases under pressure.

Megan has now commenced her training as a solicitor, having enrolled with the Institute of Professional Legal Studies in Belfast and has recently joined the litigation department as a Trainee Solicitor.

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Gerald Bradley LL.B

Trainee Solicitor

Gerald studied at the University of Ulster where he obtained an undergraduate degree in Business with Marketing, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours. Gerald made a career change in 2014 when he travelled to England to complete a postgraduate law conversion course at the University of Law, Chester.

Gerald joined the firm in August 2015 and has been proficient when dealing with large caseloads, becoming a key member of the Conveyancing Team. He has experience of working with large lender clients as well as individual purchasers.

Client Comments:
"Thanks for all your help – I have to say you have been a pleasure to deal with on this and extremely helpful so many thanks for everything."

"Many thanks for the efficient way you dealt with our case Gerald."

"Mr Bradley. Thank you for completing this transaction. Your diligence in this matter is greatly appreciated!"

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