Gillian is a Partner in the firm’s Belfast office and specialises in all aspects of recoveries to include mortgage litigation and rehabilitation services, unsecured recoveries, defended/complex mortgage proceedings, professional negligence, contract disputes and title deed recovery/rectification of title. Gillian has acted on behalf of a number of leading lenders, debt purchasers and loan servicers in relation to litigation and recoveries work in Northern Ireland and frequently provides bespoke advice and training to her clients in relation to Northern Irish procedures.

Having graduated with an LLB (Hons), Gillian undertook her training contract with Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors in Belfast. Gillian qualified as a Solicitor with a distinction from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies in 2009 and was awarded the Belfast Solicitors Association prize for attaining the highest overall marks in her year and was also awarded the Law Society of Northern Ireland prize for being the best performing trainee Solicitor of the year. Gillian has specialised in commercial litigation and secured/unsecured recoveries since qualification and became a partner in Wilson Nesbitt in 2012. Gillian joined Shoosmiths as a Partner in 2018.


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