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Northern Ireland firm Carson McDowell has presented a £16,000 cheque to Air Ambulance Northern Ireland following a year of fundraising. Air Ambulance NI, the firm's 2023 charity partner, works in partnership with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service to provide emergency and lifesaving helico

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Carson McDowell associate Genevieve Brindley highlights a UK judgment on psychiatric illness negligently caused to 'secondary victims' and considers the possible implications in Ireland. In a recent decision relating to three cases — Paul v Wolverhamptom NHS Trust, Polmear and another v R

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Carson McDowell partner Darren Toombs has been appointed as president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland. The Warrenpoint native previously served as junior vice president under Brian Archer, who remains part of the Society's leadership team as senior vice president. Colin Mitchell takes the rol

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Belfast-based Carson McDowell has promoted Shannon Gawley, Andrew McWilliams and Ciara FitzPatrick from solicitor to associate. Ms Gawley, promoted to associate in the firm's commercial team, trained with Carson McDowell, qualifying as a solicitor in 2018. She was recently elected as chair of the No

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Belfast solicitor Shannon Gawley has been elected as vice-president of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA). Ms Gawley, a solicitor at Carson McDowell, was elected at the EYBA's 2023 AGM, which took place over the weekend during the association's summer conference in Oslo.

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Belfast-based Carson McDowell has appointed three new partners and promoted 14 lawyers to the position of senior associate. The appointment of Sarah Cochrane as a partner in the employment team, Cathal O'Neill as a partner in the defence insurance division and Francesca Lowry as a healthcare partner

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Northern Ireland law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Sonraí Analytics, a Belfast-based medtech firm, has secured funding from New York venture firm Eckuity.

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Richard Gray, partner and head of corporate at Belfast-based Carson McDowell, welcomes new clarity on creditor duty. The UK Supreme Court considered the existence, content, and engagement of ‘creditor duty’ for the first time ever in the matter of BTI 2014 LLC (Appellant) v Sequana SA an

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Fergal McGoldrick, a senior associate in Carson McDowell’s media, communications & reputation team, casts his eye over the new Northern Irish “Pre-Action Protocol for Defamation and Other Media and Communication Claims” and its implications for the kaleidoscope of 21st century

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