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.

Timothy Rankin
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Our clients tell it best.

  • Timothy Rankin has “a good knowledge of private client work and trust investments,” observes a wealth commentator. He is also lauded as “friendly, approachable and professional” by another source. He helps wealthy individuals with trust work and tax planning and is also experienced in Court of Protection issues.

  • Timothy has a focus on trust administration. Clients note, “Timothy Rankin’s skills are notable as he is clear and professional and passes his knowledge to clients clearly and concisely.” He stands out for his “personal service” and “specific specialist advice.”