Our firm was established in 1931 by Solicitor John McGale.

He continued the practice until 1978 when it was taken over by Aidan Kelly. In 2014 the firm was taken over by
Barry McCaul and Paul McGinn who are continuing with the long tradition of providing expert legal advice across
a wide range of sectors throughout the whole island of Ireland.

We are members of the Home Charter Scheme, the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the Law Society of Ireland.

McGale Kelly provides cost-effective, high quality legal services and advice for individuals and businesses.

Our team take a unique approach to our work, building a
close working relationship with clients and delivering
easy-to-understand solutions.

McGale Kelly is here to help whatever your problem. We are truly a full-service law firm, offering the highest standard of client experience. Buying a new home? Have been in an accident? Making a will? Going through a divorce?
No matter what you need, you can be assured of a great personal service
from the McGale Kelly team from start to finish.

With the emphasis on quality and efficiency we strive to
understand and meet our client’s individual needs and also how
best to achieve client expectation.

We recognise that when you instruct a solicitor you are making a
very important decision. You need to be assured that the firm you instruct
can not only do the job, but can do it efficiently, keeping you informed
and giving you the best advice available.

We are proud of McGale Kelly’s achievements to date and are
committed to maintaining the highest standards of performance
in a wide range of legal services.

If you would like further information regarding our legal services,
don’t hesitate to get in touch on 028 8224 3621 or


Paul McGinn, LL.B

Paul advises on a broad range of property, commercial, Agri-business, energy and criminal matters. he also practices in the area of wills and probate. Paul is a recepient of the Diageo Prize (2007) and offers advices on liquor licensing.

He has experience in advising on contentious matters of various sizes and complexities, representing clients at Court and during mediation.

In 2013, Paul was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland and regularly represents clients interests as relate to that jurisdiction.

Paul has an ability to tailor practical, pro-active advice to the intricacies of a client’s business, requirements and affairs.

Barry McCaul, LL.B

Barry, an Omagh native, studied Law at Queen’s University in Belfast and in 2007 he obtained his Certificate in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction) from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (Queen’s University, Belfast), having served his apprenticeship with highly respected local Solicitor, James Montague.

Barry specialises in all aspects of Residential and Commercial Property Law, Conveyancing, Personal Injury Litigation and Debt Recovery and Insolvency.


Cormac McGirr, BMus MLaw

Before graduating with a Masters in Law from Queen’s University, Cormac, a classically
trained singer, originally graduated with a Bachelor of Music. This enabled Cormac to
combine his expert musical knowledge with his legal studies, culminating in a Masters Thesis
entitled ‘Originality in UK Copyright Law: A Musician’s Viewpoint’. Despite this initial
interest in Commercial Law, Cormac, having trained as a Solicitor with McGale Kelly, began
to specialise in Conveyancing and was later awarded the Tughans Prize in Conveyancing
from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, from which he graduated with Distinction.
Cormac continues to work primarily in the Private Client sector, with specific focus on
Conveyancing, Wills and Probate.




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