Meet the ATC Team

Neil Allsopp – Partner

‘Neil is a one-stop shop for all types of property related matters.  Neil has a wealth of experience in both non-contentious and contentious property matters and regularly advises both private and public sector clients on a whole range of property transactions, issues and disputes.  From buying and selling residential property, to large multi-faceted commercial transactions, no property matter is too big or too small for Neil.  What sets Neil apart, is his wealth of experience in property disputes, which serves to compliment his transactional practice.  Neil has litigated property disputes in all Courts in the jurisdiction – County Court, High Court and the Court of Appeal. Neil is also regularly involved in mediations, arbitrations and adjudications and has had much success in these forums.  Neil is equipped with a wide range of tools to serve his clients’ diverse range of interests.

Neil heads up the property team at ATC Solicitors and works hard to ensure his team is working effectively to provide a cost effective, efficient and highly skilled service to his clients.  Neil has acted for a stellar client base over his years of practice which include The Law Society of Norther Ireland, The National Trust, Translink, Tesco Stores Limited, Belfast Harbour Commissioners, First Title plc, Almac, Belfast International Airport & FP McCann Limited. 

Neil has received regular recognition from the Chambers & Partners Legal Directory.  A Band 1 ranking, the Directory notes Neil’s glowing feedback from commentators: “… He is client-focused and hard-working … He would get you a deal and he would go the extra mile.”’


Richard Clements – Partner

Richard has a proven track record in litigation. Over the years he has recovered millions of pounds for his clients in personal injury claims. Richard has also successfully represented clients in defamation suits and commercial disputes. Richard has acted for clients in the employment tribunal and recently achieved a substantial award for his client in the case of Robinson v Port View Fit-Out Limited [2019]. Richard combines experience and technical understanding with a drive and desire to win cases. Richard has been a partner at ATC Solicitors for 8 years and is currently the Managing Partner

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