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Commercial property lawyer Rosemary Stevenson has graduated from Queen's University Belfast (QUB) with a first class honours degree and top of her class – for a second time. Mrs Stevenson, who completed her law degree at QUB in 1993, returned to the university to study history while continuing

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Carson McDowell has become the first independent professional services firm in Northern Ireland to sign the Mindful Business Charter. The firm joins a wide range of businesses and professional service firms around the world in a collective commitment to address the avoidable stresses in our working

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Carson McDowell has announced the appointment of healthcare lawyer Sinead Keavey to a newly created leadership role in Dublin. Ms Keavey's appointment as a partner and head of Dublin forms part of an ongoing expansion of the Belfast-based law firm's specialist legal healthcare team south of the bord

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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. The new law, announced by Economy Minister Diane Dodds yesterday, will bring Northern Ireland in line with changes made in the rest of t

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Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell, considers the legal pitfalls for businesses considering changes to licensed premises following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Businesses across the hospitality and leisure industry here are understandably keen to plan ahead for reopening following the

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Our fortnightly round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Arthur Cox and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised Phoenix Tower International on a major agreement with eir to own and operate wireless tower sites.

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Law firms Tughans, Millar McCall Wylie and A&L Goodbody (ALG) were among the top winners at Insider's Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards. Tughans partner John McGuckian was named Dealmaker of the Year and his firm advised on three of the recognised deals.

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Rachel Toner, solicitor at Carson McDowell, explores a recent court judgment on the powers of Northern Ireland's charity regulator. The Court of Appeal have affirmed the decision of the High Court that the staff of the Charity Commission Northern Ireland (CCNI) do not have any decision making powers

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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. The firm, with offices in Belfast and Dublin, expects to have nearly 110 solicitors by the end of March, placing it in the top 10 largest firms on

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Carson McDowell has announced the promotion of Catherine Carton to partner in the firm's defence insurance team. Ms Carton, who qualified in 1999, specialises in the defence of employer’s liability and public liability claims, with a particular interest in claims arising in the retail, enginee

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