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.

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.

We can help with:
• Sales and purchases
• Auction specialists
• Remortgages and transfer of equity
• Buy-to-Let and property portfolios
• Equity release
• Co-ownership
• Right-to-Buy.

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.

We offer clear, fixed fees and no hidden extras.

Contact Nikki Bell, David McCormick or Una Conlon for a quick, no obligation quote, on 028 90231770
Or complete the enquiry form and we will call you back.

  • Robert Sinclair LL.B
    Robert Sinclair LL.B
    Managing Director
  • Nikki Bell LL.B
    Nikki Bell LL.B
    Associate Solicitor
  • David McCormick LL.B
    David McCormick LL.B
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Robert Sinclair LL.B
Managing Director

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Robert 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.

Nikki Bell LL.B
Associate Solicitor

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Nikki 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 following her training has been working within the firm as a solicitor. During Nikki’s time within the office she has gained experience in various departments, including remortgaging, lender services and debt. She currently leads the Property Sales team, acting for a number of major lender clients. She is experienced in dealing with high volume conveyancing caseloads and working within strict Service Level Agreements.

Nikki is a keen runner and took part in the Belfast City Relay Marathon along with other members of the firm. The team raised over £1,800.00 for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

David McCormick LL.B

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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.