Paul Carson

Paul Carson was educated at The Wallace High School, Lisburn and Queens University, Belfast. 

He has spent his entire career working in James Boston & Sullivan, Solicitors and is the Senior Partner in the firm.

He has extensive knowledge in a wide range of legal matters including:

  • Conveyancing, both domestic & commercial property
  • Wills & Probate
  • Personal Injury Compensation Claims
  • Liquor Licencing
  • Debt Recovery

Outside of the office, Paul is a passionate supporter of Ulster Rugby, following the team not only at the Kingspan Stadium but all over Europe.  He is married with three grown up children.


Alex Coleman

Alexander (known as Alex) Coleman was educated at Ballymena Academy and after graduating from Queens University of Belfast in 1982 he achieved a Master of Law from Cambridge University. 

He returned to Northern Ireland and gained extensive experience in various legal firms before joining James Boston & Sullivan in 1989. 

Alex is a Partner in the firm and is a Solicitor Advocate.


His main areas of work are:

  • Planning – Alex is a Legal Associate of Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Professional Regulation – Fitness to Practise cases
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Conveyancing

In his spare time Alex travels extensively and enjoys spending time with his family.  He is married with two children.


Kathryn Mullan

Kathryn Mullan was educated at Loreto College, Coleraine and graduated from the University of Ulster in 2008 with a degree in Law & Economics.  Subsequently, Kathryn studied at Queens University, Belfast and was awarded a Master of Law in Human Rights & Criminal Justice.

Kathryn has gained experience in both the private and defence insurance litigation sector prior to joining James Boston & Sullivan.

Kathryn is a Member of the Children Order Panel of Northern Ireland.


Kathryn’s main areas of expertise are:

  • Criminal Law
  • Matrimonial & Family Law to include both private & public law proceedings
  • Litigation, including personal injury claims, employer liability claims & public liability claims
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Mental Health Tribunals
  • Parole Tribunals

Outside of work, Kathryn is a keen musician with a Diploma in Piano Performance & Singing.


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