Carson McDowell

Sarah Cochrane: Uber ruling pushes worker status back to the top of the agenda

Employment lawyer Sarah Cochrane of Belfast-based Carson McDowell comments on a landmark ruling on the employment status of Uber drivers.

Published 22 February 2021

Carson McDowell announces 18 promotions

Carson McDowell has announced eighteen promotions, including ten senior associates and eight associates across its teams.

Published 4 December 2020

Carson McDowell names Sinead Keavey as new head of Dublin office

Carson McDowell has announced the appointment of healthcare lawyer Sinead Keavey to a newly created leadership role in Dublin.

Published 3 November 2020

Behind the Iron Throne: Carson McDowell secures permission for Game of Thrones studio tour

Belfast-based Carson McDowell has helped to bring a £24 million Game of Thrones-themed studio tour to Northern Ireland.

Published 2 September 2020

Furloughed employees to receive full redundancy payments

Workers in Northern Ireland who are laid off while furloughed will receive redundancy pay based on their normal wages under changes welcomed by employment lawyers.

Published 14 August 2020

Cathy Colton: The legal pitfalls of altering licensed premises

Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell, considers the legal pitfalls for businesses considering changes to licensed premises following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Published 16 June 2020

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Published 27 May 2020

Law firms recognised at Dealmaker of the Year Awards

Law firms Tughans, Millar McCall Wylie and A&L Goodbody (ALG) were among the top winners at Insider's Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards.

Published 16 March 2020

Rachel Toner: Decision-making authority of Charity Commission curbed

Rachel Toner, solicitor at Carson McDowell, explores a recent court judgment on the powers of Northern Ireland's charity regulator.

Published 28 February 2020

Carson McDowell appoints 100th solicitor in landmark moment

Carson McDowell has become the first law firm in Northern Ireland to employ 100 lawyers with the appointment of Lynsay Black to the firm's banking team.

Published 11 February 2020

Carson McDowell promotes Catherine Carton to partner

Carson McDowell has announced the promotion of Catherine Carton to partner in the firm's defence insurance team.

Published 31 January 2020

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Published 14 January 2020

Carson McDowell Does Strictly raises a dazzling £52,000 for charity

Staff and clients from Carson McDowell raised more than £50,000 for Cancer Fund for Children at their recent Strictly-themed dance event.

Published 16 December 2019

Carson McDowell expands Dublin team

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.

Published 26 November 2019

Carson McDowell names seven new senior associates and 10 new associates

Northern Ireland firm Carson McDowell has announced 17 internal promotions, naming seven new senior associates and 10 associates across its teams.

Published 10 September 2019