Aaron Moore > Cleaver Fulton Rankin > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Cleaver Fulton Rankin
Northern Ireland
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Mortgages & Re-Mortgages, Commercial Litigation, Contentious Property Disputes.


Aaron is a Partner/Director in Cleaver Fulton Rankin and specializes in Construction, Product Liability, Banking Litigation, Professional Negligence. He advises a range of clients in contested property matters such as Landlord and Tenant disputes, dilapidations, adverse possession, derogation from grant, rent recovery and forfeiture. His Commercial Litigation Practice has significantly grown in recent years. Aaron has a niche Product Liability Practice. He regularly acts for leading automotive manufacturers in the defence of claims brought in Northern Ireland and has an enviable client base. He has recently advised in high value mediations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Aaron is currently completing the RICS Diploma in Adjudication in the Construction Industry to further his Construction Practice. Aaron primarily acts on behalf of blue chip and high profile retail tenants in his role as Director in the Dispute Resolution Team.


Trained Cleaver Fulton Rankin; qualified 2008; Assistant Solicitor, Cleaver Fulton Rankin 2008-2011; Associate, Cleaver Fulton Rankin, 2011-2015; Partner in present firm 2015.


IPLS certificate in Commercial & Civil Mediation – 2014; RICS Diploma in Adjudication in the Construction Industry – Pending; Law Society of Northern Ireland; British and Irish Commercial Bar Association; Society of Construction Law.


Queen’s University Belfast (2006 2.1 LLB Honours Law); Institute for Professional Legal Studies Queen’s University Belfast (2008 CPLS with Distinction); Admitted as Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature in Northern Ireland 2008.

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Aaron MooreCleaver Fulton Rankin

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.

Northern Ireland > Dispute resolution

Patrick Fleming leads the team at Cleaver Fulton Rankin, which counts construction and commercial disputes as particular strengths, although it is also active in energy-related, insolvency, procurement and public sector litigation. In addition, the team has developed niche practices in a number of areas: managing director Jonathan Forrester specialises in probate and trust litigation; Aaron Moore has a growing product liability practice; and Michael King handles IP litigation. Clients include major financial institutions, plcs and public bodies.