Carson McDowell Reaches Landmark With Recruitment Of 100th Solicitor

Carson McDowell Reaches Landmark With Recruitment Of 100th Solicitor

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest law firm, today announced that it has reached the significant milestone of employing 100 lawyers for the first time, over half of whom are female. This brings the firm’s total headcount to 180. By recruiting Lynsay Black to the firm’s Banking team, Carson McDowell is the first NI law firm to achieve this landmark number, …

Carson McDowell Expands Dublin Team

Carson McDowell Expands Dublin Team

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Carson McDowell has expanded its specialist legal healthcare team in Dublin and announced additional recruitment in response to growing demand for its services in Ireland. Led by Carson McDowell’s Managing Partner, Roger McMillan and Head of Clinical Claims, partner Jacqueline McAleese, the firm’s expert team works predominantly in healthcare and professional negligence for medical defence organisations and medical malpractice insurers. …

Carson McDowell Announces New Senior Appointments

Carson McDowell Announces New Senior Appointments

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm Carson McDowell has today announced two senior appointments, effective from May 1, 2019. Roger McMillan and Neasa Quigley will take over the responsibilities of the managing partner role from Michael Johnston, who has served eight years as Managing Partner and will continue to act as a consultant to the firm after stepping down. From …

CARSON MCDOWELL EXPANDS LITIGATION PRACTICE WITH FRANCIS J IRVINE DEAL

Carson McDowell Expands Litigation Practice With Francis J Irvine Deal

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm Carson McDowell has bolstered its litigation practice by merging defence insurance litigation specialists Francis J Irvine Solicitors into the business. Two lawyers specialising in defence insurance litigation – Aidan Murray and Christopher Walls – have joined Carson McDowell, alongside two support staff. The firm now has 47 lawyers in its litigation team working across …

Carson McDowell Backs NI Cyber Cluster To Be Major Driver Of Local Economy

Carson McDowell Backs NI Cyber Cluster To Be Major Driver Of Local Economy

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s largest law firm, Carson McDowell, has backed cyber security to be one of the fastest growing sectors of the local economy in the next decade, as it announced a new strategic partnership with the Northern Ireland Cyber Security Cluster. Known as NI Cyber, the cluster consists of more than 35 companies who are developing world-leading cyber security technology …

Carson McDowell Invests In New Generation Of Talent

Carson McDowell Invests In New Generation Of Talent

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, has announced eight internal promotions, adding one senior associate and seven new associates to the team. The promotions are in response to increased activity within the firm over the past year.  Northern Ireland’s largest law firm now has 27 partners and has a total workforce of over 160 people. Michael Johnston, Managing …

Michael Johnson, managing partner at Carson McDowell

Almost 70% Of NI Businesses Unsure What Opportunities Brexit Will Bring

Andrew Kelly Corporate

With less than a year to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland businesses are unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring, according to a new survey by law firm Carson McDowell. The research, which was carried out in April 2018, aimed to identify areas where local businesses see potential for growth as …

Carson McDowell Expands Its Corporate Team After Record Year

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Northern Ireland law firm Carson McDowell announced today that it has expanded its corporate team in response to increased demand for the team’s expertise from local and international clients. The firm has appointed three new lawyers to the team: Paul McGuickin has joined the firm as a senior associate, Rosanne Brennan has been appointed as an associate and Helen Boyle …

Top Judge To Present At Carson McDowell GDPR Seminar

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

One of Northern Ireland’s top judges is set to provide a rarely heard level of judicial insight ahead of the forthcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when he speaks at a seminar hosted by Carson McDowell on 15th February. Lord Justice Stephens, who is an expert in data protection, was educated at Manchester University. He was called …

Business Unclear About How To Protect Themselves Ahead Of GDPR Changes

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Local businesses are still unclear about the opportunities to protect themselves ahead of the forthcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25th May 2018, according to a legal expert on the far reaching legislation. Clare Bates, legal consultant at Carson McDowell, was speaking at the first of the firm’s five GDPR workshops which took place today at …