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Murlands have always had a strong relationship with the farming community throughout its long history, and we are proud of our continuing reputation in this sector. We understand farming and the needs of a modern farm business.

We provide a full range of services tailored to the agricultural community, including land transfers, business sales and succession planning. You can be confident that our property lawyers are fully acquainted with issues surrounding rural conveyancing, farm entitlements, conacre lettings and agricultural tax reliefs.


Our experienced Solicitors provide highly professional advice and representation to banks, building societies and other financial institutions in relation to their Northern Ireland lending. We regularly deal with perfection of security in relation to property ranging from individual dwelling houses to development sites, commercial properties, industrial estates / retail parks, farms and agricultural property. We have also acted for lenders in reviewing and, where necessary, perfecting their security in existing cases.

Our team is also experienced in various aspects of loan recovery including applications to the court for orders requiring the delivery of possession of property for the purposes of sale and appointment of administrators/receivers.

Company & Partnership

The team at Murlands deals with a full range of corporate legal services for our extensive base of business clients. Our experts deal with company formation, corporate constitutions and partnership agreements, as well as acquisitions and sales, together with advice on contracts, disputes, future planning and financing. This often requires knowledge and skills in various other areas of law, and Murlands corporate team therefore regularly work closely with our solicitors in banking, commercial property or litigation.

Debt Collection

We understand that cash flow is crucial to the success of any modern business. We will deal with the collection of unpaid debts due to you efficiently and cost-effectively, leaving you to dedicate your time and effort to your day-to-day business. Where necessary we will represent you in Court proceedings to recover amounts due, and will provide professional and pragmatic advice to you throughout.

Defence Litigation

For decades, several high profile local and national insurance companies have relied on our team of defence litigators, who have specialised for their entire careers in this area of law. Our team provide a highly efficient, pro-active and results-driven service, backed by a wealth of expert knowledge and experience.

We work within all levels of the Court system in Northern Ireland, dealing regularly with a wide variety of claims including: road traffic accidents, personal injury (including catastrophic loss or death), industrial injury and property damage.


Licensing for the retail of liquor is a specialist area of the law, in which Murlands have the requisite expertise. Whether you are seeking a new licence, transferring an existing licence, or applying for a renewal, you can rely on us to apply our usual attention to detail and professional advice to guide you through the process.

Renewable Energy

Murlands have been involved in the renewable energy sector since the introduction of some of the first local renewable projects. Since then our team have developed their expertise and experience through dealing with numerous sites throughout Northern Ireland, from domestic solar panelling to wind farms and solar farms.

In this ever-developing field, we will guide you in your dealings with energy companies, advise you on the detail of transactions and look after the legal formalities.

Commercial Property

Our real estate team are widely recognised as having a wealth of combined expertise and experience in commercial property law. The property market and general economic climate remains challenging, so we work hard to provide you with a service that is not only knowledgeable and efficient but also commercially-minded and creative. Our solution-driven approach and attention to detail has earned us a respected client base throughout the province.

Our Solicitors deal with a wide range of commercial property transactions on a daily basis, including sales and purchases, re-financing and commercial lettings. Our team has a particularly strong reputation for site acquisition and development work and is retained by many high profile local developers and regularly acts on behalf of Pension Companies in acquisitions of commercial properties. Murlands also continue to be proud of our heritage as Solicitors to several landed Estates.