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23 May 2024

The Passing of John M.Boyd

It is with deep regret that the Law Society of Northern Ireland notifies members of the passing of John M. Boyd solicitor, on 22 May 2024.

John was born on the 2nd October 1945 and was admitted to the Roll in January 1972.

He was sole principal of J M Boyd in Ballyclare and he had an office on the Carnmoney Road in Newtownabbey.

The practice was taken over by Gray Magee.

John retired from practice in October 2021.

The Law Society of Northern Ireland offers its deepest condolences to his family, colleagues and friends.

Funeral arrangements

Devoted Husband of Clare, adored Dad of Edith, Kathryn, Sara, Jane and David. Much loved Papa of Evie, Rose, Ollie, Sophie, Charlie and Elizabeth and his extended family Michael, Simon, Cameron and Rory. 

A Service will be held in Antrim and Newtownabbey Crematorium on Tuesday 28th May at 10.00 a.m.

No flowers please.

Donations in lieu, if desired, to Children’s Heartbeat Trust online via or by telephone 028 93344242

Friends are welcome to call at his home on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th between 2.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.


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