Alan Taylor is a consultant in our Corporate and Commercial practice.

Alan is one of the best-known and most respected Corporate lawyers in Northern Ireland. He is regularly chosen by clients in the most complex and high-profile deals as well as by start-ups for his wisdom and experience in early-stage investments. Alan’s corporate client roster is comprised of the largest household names and the most active multi-national corporates. He is the go-to adviser for overseas corporates looking at transactions in Northern Ireland and indigenous businesses at all stages of the lifecycle, including large scale international acquisitions and also significant business or asset corporate disposals.


Alan Taylor is “a trusted adviser to our business and his insight is invaluable.”

The Legal 500, 2019

Alan Taylor is “the best, most strategically-minded lawyer that we have dealt with. He really understands our commercial objectives and how to achieve them.”

Chambers UK: UK Leading Lawyers in Business, 2019

Alan Taylor is “has a wealth of business and commercial experience that comes through clearly in the legal advice that he provides.”

Chambers UK: UK Leading Lawyers in Business, 2019

Education & Qualifications

  • CPLS (Certificate of Professional Legal Studies), 1995, Queen’s University, Belfast
  • LLB (Hons), 1992, University of Dundee
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 1995
  • Board Member, Business in the Community Northern Ireland