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Welcome to Carlin Solicitors!

In 2023 we celebrate 10 YEARS providing a wide range of high-quality legal services with integrity, professionalism, and understanding.

We provide specialist legal advice and representation in Human Rights, Prison Law, Medical Negligence and Personal Injury, 24-7 On-Call, Judicial Review, Criminal Law and much more. Our niche or unique specialist area is criminal defence in major fraud, crime, and extradition cases.

Our objective is to measure success by client satisfaction. We believe it is fundamental that you feel you have a legal team who are not only working on your behalf but also supporting you constructively through what can be one of the most stressful times in a person's life.

Our philosophy is to deliver a fast, friendly, and efficient service that is client-centred and involves you at every stage of the process so that you are always fully aware of how your case is progressing, and properly advised regarding decisions that you may have to make.

We take time to listen to you because every case is different, and we enjoy getting the best possible outcome for you.

Our most important strengths derive from our wealth of experience, skills and local knowledge gained through working on some of the most significant and high-profile criminal and civil cases in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Meet Aiden Carlin

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Aiden is the Principal and Director of Carlin Solicitors Ltd since 2013. He has a full 360-degree experience from working continuously in the legal profession since 2001.

Aiden is on the Solicitors Roll North & South. He has an unwavering commitment to promoting and protecting the client's best interests. He is recognised for long-term success in advising clients in the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Aiden is humbled to serve at every level of the Court system on some of the most high-profile and significant criminal and civil cases in Ireland. In particular, the great privilege of representing clients before the UK Supreme Court and addressing the Oireachtas Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.

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Aiden is a highly experienced legal practitioner with extensive experience in defending cases at the Magistrates’ and Crown Court levels. His special interest is in Human Rights Law where he has been involved in many successful Judicial Review challenges against the Prison Service and other government bodies.

Aiden has a compelling performance history in representing clients arrested by police and interviewed under the Terrorism Act or Police and Criminal Evidence. He has a prominent reputation within the wider legal profession as a 'go-to' criminal defence solicitor in major fraud, crime, and extradition cases.

Aiden has also acted in Inquests for clients whose loved ones have respectively died through alleged medical negligence and suicide in custody.

Outside the office, Aiden is a QUB Criminal Law Tutor at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Belfast. Recently, he completed the Law and Genetics Course at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

As a business owner, Aiden is a commercially minded individual, who can demonstrate exceptional legal knowledge and skills as well as a trusted record of client care and business development. He knows the absolute importance of organising his own and others’ time and available resources for the effective disposal of business.

What We Do

24-7 On-Call

Road Traffic Accident

Human Rights & Judicial Review

Prison Law

Miscarriage of Justice

Police Ombudsman

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Our location

Based in the beating heart of Belfast's business district, in the heart of the City, our prestigious "Titanic Suites" provide comfortable suroundings to discuss all your requirements.

Located on Adelaide Street, we are just a short walk from the City Hall and 5 minutes walk from the Train.

Contact Us


Titanic Suites, 55-59 Adelaide Street
Belfast, BT2 8FE


028 9334 0525

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