Carson McDowell Launches GDPR Event Series

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Carson McDowell is just one week away from kicking off a series of five seminars to help local businesses prepare for the biggest changes in data protection history ahead of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May 2018. Expert panellists will attend each workshop in a series entitled ‘Putting the pieces together’. They, alongside Carson …

Carson McDowell advises Options on growth investment from Bregal Sagemount

Alastair Luke Corporate

Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today announced a significant investment by Bregal Sagemount, a New York-based private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments. The transaction, which sees Bregal Sagemount invest nearly $100m in Options, will enable the firm’s executive team to pursue strategic growth initiatives, invest further in platform innovations, and expand …

CARSON MCDOWELL ANNOUNCES FIVE NEW PARTNERS

Carson McDowell Announces Five New Partners

Alastair Luke Corporate

Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, Carson McDowell, today announced the appointment of five new partners. The new partners are Mary-Kim Doherty, Peter Guzhar, Grant McBurney, Olivia O’Kane and Kerry Teahan. This year has seen further expansion for Carson McDowell in terms of headcount, with staff numbers now standing at over 150, including 29 partners. Olivia O’Kane graduated with a …

Pictured at the first Lawyers in Schools session is Matthew, a member of the first class at Priory Integrated College to take part in the programme; Jacqueline McAleese, programme volunteer and partner at Carson McDowell; Dr Anne Rice, Northern Ireland coordinator for the Citizenship Foundation and Jacqueline Magennis, principal of Priory Integrated College.

Legal Sector Called To Support New Schools Programme

Alastair Luke Corporate

Belfast-based law firm Carson McDowell is calling on legal professionals to help young people understand their rights and responsibilities as it partners with the Citizenship Foundation to launch a legal education programme in Northern Ireland. The Lawyers in Schools programme provides opportunities for young people to increase their awareness and understanding of the law by linking law firms, in-house legal …

Carson McDowell Launches First Information Law Team in Northern Ireland

Carson McDowell Launches First Information Law Team in Northern Ireland

Alastair Luke Corporate

Belfast-based law firm Carson McDowell has created the first Information Law Team in Northern Ireland in a response to an increasing demand for work in the sector. With new laws around data protection coming into effect next year, a number of Partners from the firm’s expert teams in fields such as healthcare, environmental, commercial and employment law, will come together …

Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell

Liquor Licence Holders Must Get Their House in Order Ahead of 2017 Deadline

Alastair Luke Corporate

Owners of all types of licenced premises must take action now if they don’t want to run out of time to renew their liquor licences ahead of the September 2017 deadline, a leading legal expert on liquor licensing has warned today. Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell, said most licence holders in Northern Ireland are aware that their licence is …