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Legal 500 ranks Wilson Nesbitt as leading law firm for Finance & Real Estate for 2022

Wilson Nesbitt has been ranked among Northern Ireland’s leading law firms by this year’s Legal 500 directory; a guide to the UK’s best law firms.

Gilbert Nesbitt, Wilson Nesbitt’s Managing Partner says:

“It’s great to have this recognition for our teams. To know that clients have taken time out of their busy schedules in the midst of a pandemic to say these kind words about our firm means a lot to all of us at the firm.”

The firm was listed for both its Real Estate practice and its Finance work.


In Finance, the guide highlights the work of Partners Neil Logan and Natasha Adamson, who head the commercial and residential lending teams, respectively.

Clients were kind enough to say the following about our Finance practice:

‘Pleasant, responsive and helpful. Good team ethos with the partners all having vast knowledge of their practice. Always keen to help and assist with any queries or problems.’

‘Neil Logan is very professional. He has the right attitude to the work, which involves working with borrowers’ solicitors and keeping up to date with all moving parts. A well-resourced and excellent banking legal team with vast experience.’

‘Always fast engagement with various key stakeholders. Proven highly efficient delivery whether acting on the funder or borrower side. Highly knowledgeable, providing solutions and driving cases through to completion.’

Wilson Nesbitt has strong relationships with the most active mainstream lenders in the Northern Irish market, acting in long term refinancing, for short-term bridging finance lenders and also on borrower-side work.

Real Estate

In Real Estate, the guide highlights the work of Partners Drew Nesbitt and Gilbert Nesbitt.

Wilson Nesbitt is an advisor to NI’s largest real estate developer, Radius Housing. 

Clients mentioned how much they enjoyed working with the team:

The incredibly personal service and attention to detail backed by their highly efficient use of technology is what sets the firm apart.’

‘Wilson Nesbitt has dedicated professionals, and yet they are personable. They are able to respond to queries personally within the same day.’

Wilson Nesbitt advises Housing Associations, Property Developers and Private Clients on new developments and regeneration schemes.

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Wilson Nesbitt is one of Northern Ireland’s top law firms. Respected for our in depth legal expertise, client care, and high quality service, we work across the Real Estate & Construction, Banking & Financial Services and Individual & Family Life sectors. Our teams work smarter and take different approaches, to ensure our clients achieve better results.

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