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Seeking legal advice can ensure that the decisions we make now for events in later life are recorded and actioned. This could be in relation to Enduring Powers of Attorney, Inheritance tax, gifting, nursing home fees, general taxation advice as well as will writing.

Why make a will?

Writing a will is a crucial way to ensure that your wishes are carried out after your death. It is something you should do sooner rather than later. It needn’t be a complicated or expensive process and it means your loved ones can carry out your wishes easily.

Find a solicitor

A solicitor can advise on a wide range of legal issues. The Law Society of Northern Ireland is the regulatory and representative body for solicitors in Northern Ireland.

The Law Society can provide you with the contact details for solicitors in your local area. You can view the Law Society Solicitors Directory at www.lawsoc-ni.org/solicitors-directory

If you don't have access to the internet you can phone the Law Society on 028 9023 1614 and request a 'hard copy' list of solicitors.

Solicitors who work with us

We work with various solicitors throughout Northern Ireland, who are aware of our work and the importance of legal issues affecting older people. Many of these solicitors will offer a free initial consultation.

Armstrong Solicitors – Sharon Taylor
298 Antrim Road, Glengormley, Newtownabbey, BT36 5EG
028 9085 5955
www.armstrongsolicitors.com
Cleaver Fulton Rankin – Michael Graham
50 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7FW
028 9024 3141
www.cfrlaw.co.uk
Edwards & Co Solicitors – Jenny Ebbage
28 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LA
028 9032 1863
www.edwardsandcompany.co.uk
Napier & Sons Solicitors – John Gordon
1-9 Castle Arcade, Belfast, BT1 5DF
028 9024 4602
www.napiers.com
Thompsons Solicitors – Mark Jackson
39 Frances Street, Newtownards, BT23 7DW
02891811652
www.thompsons-solicitors.co.uk

Armstrong Solicitors - Sharon Taylor
298 Antrim Road, Glengormley, Newtownabbey, BT36 5EG
T: 028 9085 5955
www.armstrongsolicitors.com

Cleaver Fulton RankinMichael Graham
50 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7FW
T: 028 9024 3141
www.cfrlaw.co.uk

Edwards & Co Solicitors - Jenny Ebbage
28 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LA
028 9032 1863
www.edwardsandcompany.co.uk

Francis Hanna & Co - Linda Johnston 
32-36 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NZ 
T: 028 9024 3901
www.fhanna.co.uk

James Boston & Sullivan Solicitors - Paul Carson
1-3 Lombard Street, Belfast, BT1 1RB
T: 028 9032 0603
408 Woodstock Road, Belfast, BT6 9DQ
T: 028 9045 6601
www.bostonsullivan.com

L J Mallon & Co - Julie McBrien
9 English Street
Armagh, BT61 7BH
T: 028 3752 2512
www.ljmallonandcosolicitors.com

Mackenzie & Dorman Solicitors - Jill McDowell
94-96 Holywood Road, Belfast
T: 028 9067 3211
www.macdor.co.uk

McLernon Moynagh Solicitors - Roger McLernon
144 High Street, Holywood
T: 028 9042 2038
www.mmsolicitors.net

Murnaghan Colton Solicitors - Mary Murnaghan
3 John Street, Omagh
T: 028 8224 2744
www.murnaghancolton.co.uk

Napier & Sons Solicitors - John Gordon
1-9 Castle Arcade, Belfast, BT1 5DF
028 9024 4602
www.napiers.com

Thompsons Solicitors - Mark Jackson
39 Frances Street, Newtownards, BT23 7DW
028 9181 1652
www.thompsons-solicitors.co.uk

Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors - Lenore Rice
33 Hamilton Road, Bangor, BT20 4LF
Hamilton House, 3 Joy Street, Belfast, BT2 8LE
Freephone 0800 840 9293
www.wilson-nesbitt.com

Please note Age NI does not recommend specific solicitors or businesses but offers the above information as a helpful starting point.

Request a copy of the Age NI Wills and Estate Planning guide

The Age NI Wills and Estate Planning guide which includes useful information on preparing your will. To request a copy, please complete the form below. If you cannot see the form below, please click: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/willsguide

Alternatively, email your name and address to info@ageni.org or call 028 9024 5729.

Further information

For more information: Age NI 028 9024 5729