Wilson Nesbitt appoints Three New Partners

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Wilson Nesbitt

13th Apr 2022

Leading Northern Irish law firm Wilson Nesbitt is pleased, following a year of record growth, to announce the promotion of three of its team to partner level as of 1 April 2022. 

The three new Partners are;


Ian Creighton who leads the firm’s award-winning residential property team. Ian combines  over 20 years’ of knowledge and expertise with an innovative approach to provide the best service to clients on all types of residential property transactions.


Lauren Burns who specialises in advising private clients and investors on transactions involving high-value and complex residential property purchases and sales, refinances and transfers of equity.  


Max Nesbitt who specialises in corporate transactions.  Max advises investors, entrepreneurs and businesses on joint ventures, shareholders agreements, management buyouts and the acquisition of shares and business assets.   


The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked firm is a trusted advisor to its clients. The ten partner team aims to help support its valued clients to respond to the ever-evolving challenges they face.


Senior Partner Gilbert Nesbitt noted;

“It’s a privilege to welcome Ian, Lauren and Max to our partner team. I know they will continue to make a fantastic contribution to the success of Wilson Nesbitt and the clients that they represent. They have each been recognised as strong leaders in their respective fields.  Our residential property and corporate teams are thriving as a result of their dedication and commitment. We take great pride in seeing them progress to the next stage of their careers. These promotions are indicative of how we continue to nurture talent at every level and seek to create opportunities for all in our teams to grow and develop.”


Ian, Lauren and Max join their seven fellow Wilson Nesbitt partners, working across the Banking & Financial Services, Real Estate & Construction and Individual & Family Life sectors. 


Press Release 

Further information
Get in touch with Marketing Executive; Áine McGuinness | amcguinness@wilson-nesbitt.co.uk