Who we are

Elliott Duffy Garrett is one of the leading law firms in Northern Ireland. We provide a range of tailored legal services in the following areas:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Commercial Property
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution & Litigation
  • Employment
  • Family & Matrimonial
  • Insolvency
  • Private Client

Who we help

We have a wide and varied client base which includes transport, manufacturing, housing, education, banking, agrifood, retail, charitable and voluntary sectors. Our clients operate in the public, private and third sectors.  The diversity of the clients we represent is indicative of the quality of expertise Elliott Duffy Garrett can provide.

But don’t just take our word for it:  Both our firm and our individual solicitors are consistently ranked in Chambers UK – A Client’s Guide to UK Solicitors and in The Legal 500.

How can we help you?

We can provide the legal services you need, when you need them.  We are as driven as our clients and our services are quality-assured, cost effective and tailored to meet your requirements.

Elliott Duffy Garrett provides Expert, Direct Guidance for you and your business.

For more information or to arrange an appointment please contact us.

 

International

Elliott Duffy Garrett is the sole Northern Irish member of the TagLaw Global Law Firm Group. Founded in 1998, TAGLaw is an international alliance of high quality, independent law firms comprising over 145 member firms operating out of more than 300 offices in more than 80 countries. It is one of only six global networks to receive the highest ranking of “Elite” in Chambers Global.
 
Through membership of TAGLaw Elliott Duffy Garrett can facilitate advice for its clients in foreign jurisdictions across the world.

SERVICES

Banking & Financial Services

We provide a dynamic and effective service for banks, building societies and other financial institutions both local and international.
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Corporate & Commercial

We are focused on our clients’ commercial aims and objectives. Our Corporate & Commercial lawyers are dedicated to providing expert advice and practical solutions to the issues facing our clients.
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Employment

We provide advice on all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment, contracts, training, policies, disciplinary matters and litigation.
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Insolvency

We offer expert legal advice on all matters relating to insolvency and business recovery. Our Insolvency lawyers advise secured creditors on the pre-appointment process.
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Commercial Property

Our Commercial Property team provides a comprehensive range of legal services covering all aspects of property and real estate in Northern Ireland.
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Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Our Dispute Resolution and Litigation team has an excellent track record in handling complex litigation at all levels, including those raising new issues of law.
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Family & Matrimonial

Our Family and Matrimonial team of lawyers provides practical guidance and cost-effective legal advice in dealing with issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship.
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Private Client

Our Private Client team offers expertise, specialist advice and client-orientated service in wills, trusts and succession planning.
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OUR PEOPLE

NEWS

ELU Bulletin - Right to appeal against Dismissal

16 August 2018

Our Employment Law Unit has issued a bulletin entitled RIGHT TO APPEAL AGAINST DISMISSAL. If you are interested in receiving a copy of this and/or having your name added to our Employment Law Database so that you receive future Bulletins please contact ian.mcfarland@edglegal.com or chiara.hutton@edglegal.com.

ELU Bulletin - Reason for Dismissal - Implied Duty of Trust & Confidence

ELU Bulletin - Reason for Dismissal - Implied Duty of Trust & Confidence

28 November 2017

Our Employment Law Unit has issued a bulletin entitled REASON FOR DISMISSAL - IMPLIED DUTY OF TRUST & CONFIDENCE If you are interested in receiving a copy of this and/or having your name added to our Employment Law Database so that you receive future Bulletins please contact ian.mcfarland@edglegal.com or chiara.hutton@edglegal.com.

Litigation Bulletin - Travel Plans Disrupted?

Litigation Bulletin - Travel Plans Disrupted?

17 October 2017

Our Litigation Department has issued a bulletin entitled TRAVEL PLANS DISRUPTED? If you are interested in receiving a copy of this and/or having your name added to our Litigation Database so that you receive future Bulletins please contact claire.martin@edglegal.com.

ELU Bulletin - Changes to Whistleblowing Legislation

ELU Bulletin - Changes to Whistleblowing Legislation

10 October 2017

Our Employment Law Unit has issued a bulletin entitled CHANGES TO WHISTLEBLOWING LEGISLATION - OCTOBER 2017. If you are interested in receiving a copy of this and/or having your name added to our Employment Law Database so that you receive future Bulletins please contact ian.mcfarland@edglegal.com or chiara.hutton@edglegal.com.

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PUBLICATIONS

In conjunction with Legal Island (legalisland.com) we provide a fortnightly bulletin reporting on judgments of the Court of Justice of the EU which are likely to have an impact on lawyers in Northern Ireland and further afield. The reports will cover employment law, commercial contracts, procurement, consumer protection and other relevant areas and will also include reports of judgments in the UK courts.

To see any of our reports, please click on the links below.

If you require any advice in connection with these reports and the potential impact on your business, please contact us.

 

Isabel Gonzalez Castro v Mutua Umivale

Key Issues:    Health & Safety of Workers - Breastfeeding Mother - Meaning of "night work" - Discrimination - Preliminary Ruling

Gardenia Vernaza Ayovi v Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa

Key Issues:    Fixed Term Work - Permanent and Temporary Workers - Disciplinary Dismissal

Vera Egenberger v Evangelisches Werk für Diakonie und Entwicklung eV

Key Issues:    Social Policy - Equal Treatment - Religion

Georg Stollwitzer v ÖBB Personenverkehr AG

Key Issues:    Social Policy - Equal Treatment - Age Discrimination

Giuseppa Santoro v Comune di Valderice, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri

Key Issues:    Social Policy - Fixed Term Work - Penalty for Misuse

Carlos Enrique Ruiz Conejero v Ferroser Servicios Auxiliares SA, Ministerio Fiscal

Key Issues:    Social Policy - Equal Treatment - Disability

Securitas v ICTS Portugal

Key Issues:    Transfer of Undertaking - Employee Rights - Tenders

Malgorzata Ciupa and Others v II Szpital Miejski

Key Issues:    Social Policy - Collective Redundancies

Peter Nowak v Data Protection Commissioner

Key Issues:    Personal Data - Examination Script - Protection of Individuals

 

 

 

 

 

Unionen v Almega

Key Issues:    Social Policy - TUPE - Collective Agreement - Period of Notice and Length of Service

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CAREERS

Pupillage Applications 2019

 

Details of the application process for 2019 training contracts will be available on this website from 1 December 2018.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT

For general enquiries please contact us by phone, post, email or via the form opposite.

  • Elliott Duffy Garrett, Commerical Lawyers, 40 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BA
  • +44 (0)28 9024 5034

Our offices at 40 Linenhall Street, Belfast BT2 8BA are located in the centre of the City of Belfast, a very short distance from Belfast City Hall. Please see the location map below.

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