Timothy joined the Private Client department upon qualification having undertaken his training contract at Cleaver Fulton Rankin. Timothy studied at the University of Manchester and the College of Law, Chester and is qualified to practice in both Northern Ireland and England and Wales.

Timothy specialises in the drafting and administration of wills, trusts and estates as well as dealing with capacity issues such as Controllership and Enduring Powers of Attorney. Timothy has completed the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) Diploma in Trusts & Estates (Northern Ireland) and is a full member of STEP.

Timothy is a former Chair of the Northern Ireland Young Solicitors’ Association as well as a former Secretary of the Executive Committee of the European Young Bar Association.

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Our clients tell it best.

  • “Timothy really knows his stuff and is a very welcoming and professional face of the team. He keeps things simple to ensure clients follow every step of his advice.”

  • “Tim Rankin and indeed Michael Graham are both highly respected as experts in their field and are always able and willing to help with advice for clients on all aspects including trusts, establishment of trusts and inheritance tax.”


  • “Tim is professional, pleasant to deal with and clients appreciate his natural friendly manner with them.”

  • “Michael Graham and Timothy Rankin are excellent ambassadors for the firm and are always quick to respond to any queries raised.”

  • “Timothy Rankin has been very knowledgeable and helpful on tax queries and setting up enduring Powers of Attorney and the service has been excellent.”