John Rodgers

John qualified as a Solicitor in 1978, joined Maclaines in 1981, and has been a partner over 30 years.

John has a mixed bag of legal work from property, residential and commercial, private client, personal injury and probate, to colourful defamation actions for local television.



Sara Patterson

Sara graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1993 and qualified as a solicitor in 1995. She has practised as a solicitor since then in two other Belfast firms, becoming a partner in Maclaines in 2007.

Sara has broad experience of residential and commercial conveyancing, residential development work for developers, wills, administration of estates and trusts.

She also tutors trainee solicitors at Queen’s University on a wide range of topics.