Harte Coyle Collins, Solicitors & Advocates, was established in Belfast in May 2003. Our founding Partners are Nichola Harte, Patricia Coyle and Paula Collins.
The young and dynamic law firm is considered one of the best criminal law, family law and litigation firms in Northern Ireland. In 2022 the firm was voted one of the 40 Best Law Firms across Northern Ireland for 2022/2023 (Statista/Belfast Telegraph List).
In September 2013 the firm achieved the internationally recognised Lexcel accreditation for excellence in practice management across all areas of the practice. This quality accreditation has been achieved every year since 2013. The firm continues to strive to satisfy it’s mission statement. Our ethos is commitment to justice. Our mission is to provide clients with clear, reliable and timely advice as to options, risk and outcomes. A commitment to service with integrity and efficiency, so as to create a relationship of trust, confidence and satisfaction and to ensure the best possible result for our clients.
The understated criminal defence team will deal with any arrest, prosecution or appeal on your behalf with unflappable style and dogged persistence. The criminal law team achieved specific recognition for criminal law excellence in the 40 Best Law Firms in Northern Ireland list.
The expertise of our rapidly expanding Family & Children Law Department is also recognised throughout Northern Ireland with our experienced solicitors ensuring clients receive first class representation in pursuit of their rights.
Our experienced Litigation and Judicial Review Department is accepted as one of the most professional and proactive in Belfast achieving outstanding settlements in a wide range of claims and challenging public authority decisions. The testimony to the first class service provided by the firm is demonstrated by the repeat business we receive.
The firm has an accredited Solicitor Advocate, is a member of the Belfast Duty Solicitor Rota for clients in custody, a member of the Law Society Children Order Panel, the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Panel, the Association of Collaborative Lawyers, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Law Society Home Charter Scheme, and the Belfast Solicitors Association.