News & Events

An archive of the latest Carson McDowell news, events, and seminars.
Update: Trusts must change their approach to disciplinary processes (MHPS)

Update: Trusts must change their approach to disciplinary processes (MHPS)

17 January 2020

Baroness Dido Harding, Chair of NHS Improvement, issued correspondence entitled ‘Learning lessons to improve our people practices’ to NHS Trust and NHS foundation Trust Chairs and Chief Executives dated 24th...

Author: Rachael McAdorey
Practice Area: Healthcare

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Carson McDowell partners IOD as Director of the Year Awards Mark 10 Years

Carson McDowell partners IOD as Director of the Year Awards Mark 10 Years

14 January 2020

Carson McDowell is delighted to sponsor the Institute of Directors Director of the Year Awards 2020.The awards, which this year celebrate their 10th anniversary, honour the achievements of directors representing...

Author: Richard Gray
Practice Area: Corporate - M&A

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Pharmacy fined £275,000 by ICO under GDPR

Pharmacy fined £275,000 by ICO under GDPR

02 January 2020

A London pharmacy has been fined for inappropriate handling of patient data which breached the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The pharmacy which supplies medicines to customers and to...

Author: Anna McCarthy
Practice Area: General Data Protection Regulations

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EDPB publishes guidelines on the right to be forgotten under EU GDPR

EDPB publishes guidelines on the right to be forgotten under EU GDPR

19 December 2019

On December 11th 2019, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published its draft guidelines on the criteria of the right to be forgotten in search engine cases under the EU...

Author: Olivia O'Kane

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Carson McDowell does Strictly raises a dazzling £52,000

Carson McDowell does Strictly raises a dazzling £52,000

19 December 2019

Staff and clients from Carson McDowell have raised more than £50,000 for Cancer Fund for Children, following the Strictly themed dance event in November at La Mon Hotel and Country...

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Carson McDowell beats its own records to top prestigious legal rankings

Carson McDowell beats its own records to top prestigious legal rankings

29 October 2019

Carson McDowell has achieved its best-ever rankings in the legal profession’s two most respected industry guides, Chambers UK and the Legal 500. Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest independent law...

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​Seven new judges appointed to the Court of Appeal

​Seven new judges appointed to the Court of Appeal

14 October 2019

Legislation introduced earlier this year, allowing the Court of Appeal to increase from 10 to 16 judges has finally come into effect, following sharp criticism from the Chief Justice of...

Author: Emma Duffy

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Protecting your Intellectual Property can be complex in the Internet age

Protecting your Intellectual Property can be complex in the Internet age

01 October 2019

These days it seems there isn’t a week that goes by without a press report of a cyber-hack, or law enforcement attempts to thwart one. Just recently...

Author: Peter Guzhar
Practice Area: Cyber Security, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Sector: Technology

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Carson McDowell announces new round of Associate Promotions

Carson McDowell announces new round of Associate Promotions

11 September 2019

Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, has announced seventeen internal promotions, including the elevation of seven senior associates and ten associates across its teams. The...

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Brexit Preparations Hasten

Brexit Preparations Hasten

22 August 2019

As we have all seen from the press coverage over recent weeks, preparations for a no-deal Brexit are ramping up at an increasing pace. Interestingly yesterday, the Chancellor announced a...

Author: Kerry Teahan

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