Partner | Wills, Probate & Estate Planning Law

Neil advises private clients on matters including wills, inheritance tax and estate planning, Enduring Powers of Attorney, applications to the Office of Care and Protection in the High Court for both Enduring Power of Attorney registration and controllership (to include defending contested matters), administration of estates and trusts (including testamentary and lifetime trusts) and offers specialist opinion to other professional colleagues and professional clients. He delivers lectures and training in this area.

Neil has acted as a professional controller appointed by the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland. He also advises various charities in regard to trusts/administration of estate matters and makes applications to the NI Charity Commission.   In addition, Neil has extensive experience in property transactions which complements his area of specialism.

He is noted as a next Generation lawyer (Legal 500 2018 and 2019): “Neil Mulholland who has empathy combined with meticulous attention to detail’ … is singled out for his ‘ability to convey complex legal points to vulnerable clients in a way that is clear and concise.’ ” (Legal 500 2019)

Legal 500 says that EDG has “an outstanding private client team one of the best in Northern Ireland” (Legal 500 2018) and notes that the department is “outstanding in terms of both technical expertise and ethos of client care”(Legal 500 2019).

Areas of Expertise

Wills Probate & Estate Planning, Charity Law

Professional Activities/Membership

Neil is a full member (TEP) of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners


  • LLB Queen’s University, Belfast