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Find out about our professional and experienced team - who they are, how they can help you and how you can contact them.

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    Jim has a background in the protection industry dating back to 2007 and set up First Stop Solution NI in 2014, before re-branding to First Stop Mortgages & Protection NI in 201

    Jim Smyth
    Mortgage Adviser
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    Jim Smyth

    Mortgage Adviser
    Jim has a background in the protection industry dating back to 2007 and set up First Stop Solution NI in 2014, before re-branding to First Stop Mortgages & Protection NI in 2019. Jim grew up in Portadown and currently lives in Donaghcloney with his wife Natalie and 2 young daughters, Lily & Evie. As a family man, Jim realises the natural instinct to protect and provide for our families and that is why he has made it his mission to help families like his own find insurance solutions without breaking the bank!
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    Simon first got into the life assurance industry in 2008 and then set up First Stop Solution NI in 2014 with his brother, before re-branding to First Stop Mortgages & Protect

    Simon Smyth
    Sales Manager
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    Simon Smyth

    Sales Manager
    Simon first got into the life assurance industry in 2008 and then set up First Stop Solution NI in 2014 with his brother, before re-branding to First Stop Mortgages & Protection NI in 2019. Simon has lived all his life in Portadown, representing several of the local soccer teams in the Mid Ulster, Intermediate and Reserve Championship Leagues. What drives Simon is seeing some of his team-mates and opponents suffer sporting injuries, and being unable to work. Simon is a true believer in income protection, and how it can help regular people pay their bills in the event of accident or illness.  
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    Caitriona joined First Stop Solution NI Limited in January 2016 as a trainee adviser, becoming qualified adviser in October 2016. Caitriona has lived all her life in Newry. She lov

    Caitriona Doran
    Insurance Adviser
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    Caitriona Doran

    Insurance Adviser
    Caitriona joined First Stop Solution NI Limited in January 2016 as a trainee adviser, becoming qualified adviser in October 2016. Caitriona has lived all her life in Newry. She loves meeting new people and getting to know them over a cup of tea. She enjoys helping people with their insurance needs and gets great satisfaction when leaving a client knowing she has protected them and their family.
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    Martin joined First Stop Solution NI Limited in April 2015 as a Trainee Adviser, becoming a qualified adviser in September 2015. Martin knows from personal experience the benefit o

    Martin Berry
    Insurance Adviser
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    Martin Berry

    Insurance Adviser
    Martin joined First Stop Solution NI Limited in April 2015 as a Trainee Adviser, becoming a qualified adviser in September 2015. Martin knows from personal experience the benefit of parents taking life cover for the benefit of their loved ones as he and his wife are now legal guardians of his young sister in law. Martin is very diligent in his approach and always aims to tailor his advice to offer comprehensive cover while working within a budget. Martin is based in Belfast.