Rowan White > Arthur Cox Belfast > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Arthur Cox Belfast
Northern Ireland

Work Department

Environment and Planning




Rowan White is a consultant in the Real Estate Group of the Arthur Cox Belfast Office in Northern Ireland.

Rowan’s practice embraces all areas of commercial real estate work, including acquisitions, disposals and leases for institutional clients, multiple retailers and developers, as well as property development and finance, and corporate support work.  He is a past chairman of both the Belfast Solicitors’ Association and the Northern Ireland Commercial Property Lawyers’ Association. He is also the former head of Arthur Cox’s Real Estate Group in Belfast.


Law Society of Northern Ireland


  • MA (Cantab), 1977, Cambridge University
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 1977

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Commercial property

(Hall of Fame)

Rowan WhiteArthur Cox

Arthur Cox Belfast is particularly active in the energy and retail sectors and is sought after for high-value work for major multinational clients. Team head Alastair Todd is experienced in all areas of commercial real estate, including contentious property matters, commercial leasing, and acquisitions and disposals. Former department head Rowan White, now a consultant for the team and continues to act on complex and high-value matters. Mark Jameson leads on retail-focused assets.

Northern Ireland > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

Arthur Cox Belfast acts for extremely high-net-worth individuals across international jurisdictions, and is particularly active on probate, trusts, and estate planning. Firm chairman Alan Taylor leads the team, and has a strong record of advising on complex matters with high values. Property specialist Rowan White is also active in the department as a consultant.