A lot has changed since our practice was founded back in 1901 – and we have changed to meet the demands of our customers today. We know that you need both expertise and experience from your legal advisor, so we have built up a team of specialists covering every field.
Babingtons is led by 3 partners supported by a 23 strong team of solicitors, paralegals and support staff.
Our partners are:
Ian studied Law at the University of Kent at Canterbury before qualifying and joining the firm in 1984, becoming a partner in 1988. He plays a key role in the management of both the Derry and Strabane offices. Ian’s practice specialties include Plaintiff and Defence Litigation; Drafting Wills & Administration of Estates; Wealth and Inheritance Tax Planning; Debt Recovery; Bankruptcy and Insolvency. Ian is a member of the Rotary Club of Londonderry and a Foundation Nominated Representative of Foyle College Board of Governors
Killian graduated from the Law Faculty at University College Dublin in 1985 and, after completing his professional qualifications at Queen’s University Belfast, was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Northern Ireland in 1987, and to the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland in 2005. He works extensively in the Defence of Litigation Claims at all levels of the Court structure and also appears regularly in the Magistrates Courts in both Family Law and Criminal Law matters. In addition, Killian also acts for a number of commercial clients engaged with issues of Commercial Law and Conveyancing matters generally.
Tom studied Law at Trinity College Dublin, graduated in 1995, and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland in 1998. He worked as an Associate in the Corporate Department of Matheson Ormsby Practice before joining the firm in 2005 and becoming a partner in 2007. He is qualified to practice in both NI and the Republic , and his specialties are: Commercial Law, Banking and Insolvency ; and Conveyancing in the Republic of Ireland. He is an active member of the Londonderry Junior Chamber of Commerce and has tutored on the Commercial Law course with the Law Society of Ireland. Tom completed the Leaders for Tomorrow Programme at Harvard University in 2008.