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Wilson Nesbitt: Key Promotions

Wilson Nesbitt are delighted to announce five key promotions following continued growth across its Real Estate & Construction, Banking & Financial Services and Individual & Family Life sectors;

Max Nesbitt has been appointed Senior Associate;

Max advises on behalf of our Corporate & Real Estate teams, assisting on investment and landlord and tenant transactions. Most recently, Max advised the shareholders of Iceni Technologies Limited on the share sale of their specialist PDT editing technology company to Vancouver based PDFTron. In Real Estate, Max advised Loughview Leisure Group on the Business purchase of the 190 acre Templepatrick Hotel Golf and Country Club from Hilton Worldwide and on their DoubleTree franchise agreement.

Hannah-Louisa Ellison has been promoted to Associate;

Hannah- Louisa advises in our residential property team specialising in high value and complex sale, purchase and refinancing transactions for private clients. Hannah-Louisa interacts with mortgage lenders, financial advisors, HMRC and the Northern Ireland Co-ownership Housing Association to resolve the financial aspects of transactions.  Hannah-Louisa also acts as an experienced technical resource and risk identifier for other members of the team.

Sian Wells has been promoted Associate;

Sian has taken on a senior role in our Litigation team. Sian specialises in recovery litigation, on behalf of large financial institutions and banks as well as conflict mediation in construction, real estate and litigant disputes. Sian also advises on settlement resolutions of complex disputes on issues such as professional negligence, title rectification and mortgage enforcement.

Shannon McLorie has been promoted to Senior Solicitor;

Shannon works in our divorce, civil partnership & family law team. Shannon has extensive experience in both public and private law family matters, specialising in advising parents and families in children’s issues, including custody, access, grandparents’ rights, relocation, adoption, care proceedings and immigration matters.

Rowan Gibney has been promoted to Senior Solicitor;

Rowan works in our Banking team, assisting on commercial lending and real estate finance transactions. He acts for a number of local and UK financial institutions on real estate finance transactions secured against Northern Irish property. Most recently Rowan assisted with a £5 million loan for Fiduciam Nominees Limited involving a prominent Belfast City Centre building.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Managing Partner Gilbert Nesbitt said:

“At Wilson Nesbitt, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. We have developed a unique culture which promotes responsibility and innovation at all levels. 

These team promotions recognise the significant contribution Max, Hannah-Louisa, Sian, Rowan and Shannon have made to the firm’s growth and success over recent years

We thank them for their ongoing commitment and we are pleased to welcome them to their new positions.”

Partner Lenore Rice added;

“We wish everyone the greatest success in their new roles, with each promotion marking a significant achievement for each individual. These pivotal team promotions at Wilson Nesbitt also reflect upon the firm’s sustained development and growth. They are testament to our unfaltering commitment in supporting our talent to progress along their career path and also in our firm’s dedication in delivering high-quality services and expertise, to our valued and diverse client base.

Wilson Nesbitt has recently been recognised in the Legal 500 for 2022, strengthening our position as one of Northern Ireland leading firms.”

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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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