Lisa Boyd > Cleaver Fulton Rankin > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Cleaver Fulton Rankin
Northern Ireland
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Work Department

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).

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Construction

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Cleaver Fulton Rankin has expanded its non-contentious construction practice, advising on major local hotel, leisure and education sector projects. The team is also noted for its strength in advising public sector clients and charitable organisations. On the contentious side, the firm has a strong track record of handling high-value disputes. Practice head Patrick Fleming regularly advises local authorities on large projects; Lisa Boyd has expertise in procurement-related construction disputes; and Aaron Moore specialises in dilapidation disputes. Julie-Ann McCaffrey-Flynn moved to an in-house role.