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Lisa Boyd

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Cleaver Fulton Rankin

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Procurement; dispute resolution; construction; project finance and PFI.


Lisa is a partner/director in the litigation department of Cleaver Fulton Rankin and heads the Procurement Unit. Whilst her expertise spans a number of practice areas including dispute resolution, mortgage repossession, construction, and PFI/PPP her particular focus is contentious and non-contentious procurement law. Lisa advises a range of clients including public bodies, companies and private indivduals.


Having completed her training contract with Cleaver Fulton Rankin, Lisa was admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland in 2006. She was made partner in 2012. Current directorships: Cleaver Fulton Rankin, Director. Publications of note: Lisa has published several articles on a variety of legal issues in the local press and business magazines, including the Belfast Telegraph and Northern Builder. Lisa is also regularly invited to give lectures on construction law topics to architectural students at Ulster University. Lisa also regularly delivers procurement seminars externally for the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), amongst others.


English, French and Spanish.


Law Society of Northern Ireland (2004 – Present); Law Society of England and Wales (2010 – Present); Northern Ireland Young Solicitors Association (2004 – Present); Associate Member of the Federation of Tax Advisors (2007 – 2010); Fellow Member of the Federation of Tax Advisors (2010 – 2012); International Project Finance Association (2007 – 2009); Belfast Solicitors Association (2004 – present); Procurement Lawyers Association (2010 – 2011).


Queen’s University Belfast (BSc (Hons) Mathematics, 2002); Queen’s University Belfast (BLegSci (Hons), 2004); Queen’s University Belfast (Certificate in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), 2006); Nottingham University (Postgraduate Certificate in Public Procurement and Policy, 2012).

Northern Ireland: Real estate


Within: Leading individuals

Lisa Boyd - Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Within: Construction

Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s corporate practice houses a ‘very capable team with sound commercial acumen, expert knowledge and an ability to offer clear advice’, according to clients. It is very well known for handling contentious construction matters and has seen an uptick in non-contentious instructions. Prominent areas of activity for the group in 2017 included infrastructure, housing, education, and leisure projects. In a recent highlight, the firm advised the Northern Ireland Housing Executive on a £3.5bn contract relating to a planned maintenance scheme for 89,000 properties. Practice head Patrick Fleming is praised for being ‘client friendly’ and ‘very hard-working’. Lisa Boyd  is recommended for her ‘real depth of knowledge in procurement and construction cases’; construction litigator Aaron Moore is ‘very sharp and focused’. Associate Julie-Ann McCaffrey-Flynn  is ‘always proactive’, ‘tries her hardest for her clients’, and is singled out for her ‘impressive ability to identify and focus on key issues’.

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