About Maria

Maria Conway is a Director at MKB Law, working primarily in the Commercial Property Department. She has advised on all aspects of commercial property transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, development, leasing property management and all related aspects of asset and portfolio management.

Maria is widely reputed for her work in the hospitality sector and represents local publicans hoteliers and restaurant operators in the acquisition disposal, transfer, and leasing of licensed properties. Maria also advises banks and other financial institutions in relation to secured lending and other property finance matters.

Her highlights include: 

Acting for local property development and investment firm Andras House in the acquisition of former HMRC property Dorchester House;

Advising software company Kainos on the acquisition and subsequent development for their Headquarters of the former Movie House site at Dublin Road Belfast;

Advising the Beannchor Group in the assembly and development of the luxury Merchant Hotel and Bullitt Hotel in Belfast City Centre.

“Chambers UK guide – Band 1 Ranked Lawyer”
Maria Conway of MKB Law is an experienced commercial partner who advises on M&A and transfer issues involving licensed establishments. Interviewees note that “she’s very good at navigating technical areas for her clients. She’s clever, knowledgeable and practical.””

Interview with Maria


Law Society of Northern Ireland; Institute of Directors Northern Ireland; Belfast Chamber of Trade

Outside Interests

Maria enjoys walking and swimming.

“I have used MKB Law for a few years now and I cannot rate them highly enough. Maria Conway and her team have been so helpful on numerous occasions and are never to busy to answer any questions I have. They offer a professional and friendly service and I would recommend them to anyone seeking legal advice.”

Elaina Crawley – Jan 2020

“MKB Law are a great legal company, very professional and we paid a decent price for services. Maria Conway was extremely knowledgeable regarding our liquor licence. Thank you again for all your help.”

Jinglers Restaurant – Jan 2020

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