Anna-Marie McAlinden

Partner, Commercial Property / Head of Climate & Energy

Anna-Marie is a partner in the Commercial Property team, with extensive experience of all aspects of commercial property transactions. Her clients cover the spectrum of commercial, residential and mixed-use developers, public sector bodies, institutional banks, investment funds and private investors.

Additionally, Anna-Marie leads the Climate and Energy team in Mills Selig acting on matters including brownfield remediation, wind farms, solar, hydro and AD developments, as well as environmental and planning due diligence.

Anna-Marie is qualified and regularly acts in three jurisdictions being Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and England & Wales.  She is a member of the Law Society’s Climate Justice Group and is on the board of Northern Ireland’s Women in Property Group.

Anna-Marie recently spoke at Sustain Exchange, a leadership event in Belfast that addressed the climate crisis and the action that local managers, leaders and businesses can take in addressing the challenge.


  • acted on the acquisition of a mixed-use 90,000 square foot residential, retail and commercial development at Lisburn Square
  • acted on the sale of a portfolio of over 30 wind farm companies
  • acted on the acquisition of several hotels and cinemas
  • acts for one of Northern Ireland’s harbour authorities
  • acted on the acquisition of and subsequent management of several shopping centres
  • acted for a London based specialist manager of secure income real assets on its acquisition of a 61.5MW solar portfolio, comprising 17 solar farms located across the UK (including extension and expansion rights)

What they say

  • “She is very detail-oriented.”
  • Anna-Marie is very good and we trust her judgement.”
  • “She quickly grasps the client’s requirements and provides commercial solutions”
  • “It’s been a very positive experience working with Anna-Marie and I would recommend her to others without hesitation”  
  • Anna-Marie McAlinden and Glenn Watterson are stand out, amongst a standout team”

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