At J W McNinch solicitors we can advise you on a range of legal matters.

These other areas can include:

  • Judicial review
  • Criminal proceedings
  • Criminal injury claim
  • Attendance at the Police Station

For expert advice, please do not hesitate to contact any of our four offices. 

Company Law

Property and land are often the largest and most valuable assets owned by a business which is why the solicitors at J W McNinch & Son provide advice of the highest quality. Our dedicated team offer this high quality advice to not only small companies and businesses, but our highly specialised solicitor Jill Gillespie provides sound advice to larger commercial companies and she possesses valuable experience in handling every size and type of transaction, be it freehold property or the most complex leasehold transaction. Please call our Carrickfergus office on 028 9336 8238. 

Each of our solicitors bring their own individual expertise to our firm and by collective collaboration, every aspect of your transaction is dealt with in a cohesive and expedient manner and can provide you with expert legal advice for: 

  • Board / Company Meetings
  • Changes of Company Name
  • Share Issue
  • Share Option Agreements
  • A Company’s Purchase of its Own Shares
  • The Reorganisation of Share Capital
  • Increases or Reduction of Share Capital
  • Creation of New Classes of Shares
  • Minority Shareholders Protection and Rights
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • The Appointment and Dismissal of Company Directors
  • Directors Duties
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Preparation of New or Amended Memorandum and Articles of Association

Family Law

We offer simple solutions to complex challenges.

Our experienced matrimonial solicitors offer a full range of services to assist those going through a breakdown in their family relationship  to include representing clients at court where required and providing comprehensive advice to clients on their legal rights and obligations in matters including:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Maintenance (child and for spouse)
  • Financial provision/ancillary relief
  • Pension Sharing
  • Matrimonial Agreements
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Co-habitation rights

Road Traffic Collisions

Should you be involved in a road traffic collision that was not your fault, J W McNinch Solicitors will advise and guide you through the complete process.  We will deal with all matters for your case which can include:

  • Securing the cost of vehicle repair or replacement
  • Seeking compensation for any injuries you have suffered
  • Recovering any loss of earnings

If the road traffic collision was caused by an uninsured driver or by a driver that leaves the scene and cannot be identified, we will discuss the options available to you such as the Motor Insurers Bureau.

Personal Injury & Litigation

Your first step is to speak to our highly experienced solicitors who will advise you in obtaining the maximum compensation for your injury. 

Work place

As an employee, your employer has a duty of care towards you which includes them providing you with a safe place of work, safe equipment to carry out your work and safe system of work.  If you have suffered any work place injury such as a fall from a height, defective equipment or a slip we would be more than happy to discuss the merits of your case.

Trip, slip or a fall 

If you have tripped, slipped or fallen in a public place such as a shop, restaurant or on a footpath which has caused you an injury, we will pursue the party responsible on your behalf.  Were possible we would advise that you take a photograph of the defect that has caused your to trip, slip or fall.  Our solicitors will advise you on all aspects of your case.

Wills & Probate

At J W McNinch & Son we have a great deal of experience in dealing with bereaved families and guiding them through the difficult times that can follow the death of a loved one. We help you to deal with the financial aspects after a death and provide advice on Inheritance Tax, obtaining Probate and administering the deceased’s estate or advising in relation to the complex rules of Intestacy when a person dies without a will.

We pride ourselves on being able to deal sympathetically and efficiently with what are essentially complex, highly personal and uniquely sensitive matters for our clients. J W McNinch & Son specialises in drafting various types of wills from the simple and straightforward to more complex involving inheritance tax planning or trusts. We work closely with other professionals and financial advisors to ensure that your will is suited to your financial needs, but most importantly we work closely with our clients to understand their wishes and advise them how to best carry these out in their will.

We can visit you at home or in hospital if you can’t make it in to our office. Contact our solicitors today in any of our four offices to arrange a suitable appointment.