King & Gowdy is a leading law firm in Belfast and Northern Ireland with a strong commercial, litigation and private client practice. We are confident that whatever legal issue you have, we will have the experience and knowledge that you need.

Private Client Services

The breakdown of family relationships is stressful and challenging. Our experienced solicitors know that these very difficult and personal situations require practical legal advice to help you navigate the complex legal process.

We are one of the leading practices in Northern Ireland in matters of banking, insolvency, security, regulation, and debt, with years of experience in handling the full range of banking, debt, mortgage repossession (for Plaintiff and Defendant), regulatory, and complex financial disputes. Our clients benefit from our extensive knowledge, experience and technical understanding of the law, receiving the right advice at the right time, to enable them to make the best decisions.

Deciding whether to make a medical or dental negligence complaint or claim can often be extremely difficult. The process is highly complex and requires the involvement of experts from across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Our solicitors regularly act for clients and their families in these difficult cases, and are experienced in dealing with private medical insurers, and Health Trusts, and in obtaining Legal Aid. We can provide you with detailed advice from the outset so that you can make decisions that are right for you and your family.

Whether you have had an accident at work, been involved in a road traffic accident, or sustained an injury while doing the things you enjoy, it is always important to seek expert legal advice before deciding what to do next. Our highly qualified specialist personal injury solicitors are on hand to give you the advice you and your family need to take appropriate action.

Having a power of attorney in place enables you or a loved one to account for life's uncertainties.

Should there come a time when you are unable to make financial or personal decisions, an appointed person – or persons – can act on your behalf to deal with financial or personal matters and provide you with peace of mind for the future.

Whether you are purchasing your first home, an investment property, re-mortgaging, or moving up the property ladder, our team of expert conveyancing solicitors understand the stress that can be involved. Practical arrangements pertaining to property moves also need to be carefully managed, in combination with the conveyancing process. Our conveyancers’ experience and advice, will ensure your transaction is expertly conducted, and smooth from start to finish.

Estate planning is an important step for every person to take, ensuring your assets and wealth are managed to benefit both you and your family. Our Team of experienced Wills, Trust and Estate solicitors are committed to providing practical advice to help clients prepare wills and structure succession in order to provide certainty for their families, their businesses, and other concerns in a knowledgeable, insightful, and empathetic way.

Business and Corporate Services

Businesses face many complex legal and financial challenges in today’s economy. Finding practical solutions to these issues, particularly when financial difficulties arise, can be daunting. Our team of experienced solicitors can help. We have strong relationships with lending institutions and Insolvency Practitioners, and a highly regarded reputation for dealing with difficult and complex legal issues in this area.

Charities provide vital support and services within our local communities. It can however be challenging to understand the complex legal and regulatory obligations charities have to meet. Our solicitors can help you navigate these issues, finding practical solutions to complex problems.

Commercial disputes can happen at any level and result in significant disruption to day-to-day business. Our team of commercial litigation solicitors can help bring clarity to the many complex legal issues that can arise in such disputes, and provide advice to help avoid such disputes. We take time to work through the issues with you, understand what is important, and identify the right solutions for your dispute.

Commercial property owners face ever increasing challenges in acquiring and maintaining their investments. Our expert team of commercial property solicitors understands the need for pragmatic, cost effective solutions, and has the experience to effectively manage any type of commercial property transaction, or dispute.

Whether you are a construction professional, developer, funder or private property owner, the importance of clear and reliable advice, delivered quickly and efficiently, to address construction disputes is crucial. Every project is unique and requires advice tailored to its own facts. Our construction solicitors can help ensure that regardless of who you are, and whether or not a dispute has arisen, your interests are protected.

The recovery of debts is often highly stressful and complex. Our team of debt recovery solicitors are recognised experts that can provide advice and solutions to deal with the lawful recovery of debts. Whether you are a debtor or a creditor, it is important to have advice you can trust. We will enable you to understand what options are available to you, so you can make decisions that are right for you.

Employment law is continually evolving as the labour market adapts to political, social and economic changes. Our employment solicitors know the value of straightforward practical advice, to help both employers and employees understand their legal rights and obligations at every stage of the employment relationship. Whether you are an employer dealing with a difficult situation, or an employee considering a claim, we can help you navigate this complex area of law.

Licencing of Pubs, Restaurants and Clubs remains a highly technical and complex area of law in Northern Ireland. Our experienced solicitors provide clients with advice that ensures a pragmatic solution to any licensing issue.

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