News & Events

An archive of the latest Carson McDowell news, events, and seminars.
Contractual Considerations Following COVID-19

Contractual Considerations Following COVID-19

20 March 2020

The COVID-19 epidemic presents a host of challenges for businesses, the degree and duration of which remains to be seen. Businesses are faced with declining confidence in the market, significant...

Author: Rachel Toner
Practice Area: Commercial Law, COVID-19

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Carson McDowell offers businesses practical financial business advice amid COVID-19 crisis

Carson McDowell offers businesses practical financial business advice amid COVID-19 crisis

19 March 2020

It will come as no surprise to you that we have seen a surge in calls from clients in dire need of advice about their response to the current Coronavirus...

Author: Darren Toombs
Practice Area: COVID-19 , Debt Recovery, Insolvency and Restructuring

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Proper Order: Discovery before Defence

Proper Order: Discovery before Defence

18 March 2020

High Court decision provides that a plaintiff in medical negligence proceedings must make discovery of clinical records before seeking the hospital’s defence. In the case of Orla Van Der...

Author: Daniel O'Connell
Practice Area: Healthcare
Sector: Healthcare

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Business as Usual: The rights and wrongs of closing a building for COVID-19

Business as Usual: The rights and wrongs of closing a building for COVID-19

13 March 2020

Carson McDowell has received a growing number of queries from landlords and tenants as the COVID-19 situation develops. Emma Cooper, a partner in our Real Estate team, has collated responses...

Author: Emma Cooper
Practice Area: COVID-19 , Real Estate

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Client Update

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Client Update

12 March 2020

The welfare of our staff and clients is of paramount importance. Given the emerging situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to reassure you that Carson McDowell is following the...

Author: Neasa Quigley
Practice Area: COVID-19

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Focusing on diversity is a must for any growing business

Focusing on diversity is a must for any growing business

05 March 2020

International Women’s Day on March 8 is often used in the business sphere to highlight how far we have come in terms of diversity but also to remind us how...

Author: Neasa Quigley

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Decision Making Authority of Charity Commission Curbed

Decision Making Authority of Charity Commission Curbed

28 February 2020

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 when...

Author: Rachel Toner
Practice Area: Charity Law

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The case of the world’s worst opera singer but who was the author of her story?

The case of the world’s worst opera singer but who was the author of her story?

19 February 2020

In Julia Kogan v Nicholas Martin & others, [2019] EWCA Civ 1645, a dispute arose over the authorship of the screenplay for the film ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ released in 2016....

Author: Olivia O'Kane
Practice Area: Media and Defamation

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No escape: Directors’ duties survive company insolvency

No escape: Directors’ duties survive company insolvency

18 February 2020

The recent decision of the English Insolvency and Companies Court in Stephen Hunt & System Building Services Group Limited v Brian Michie & System Building Services Group Limited [2010] EWHC...

Author: Richard Gray
Practice Area: Corporate - M&A, Insolvency and Restructuring

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Carson McDowell reaches landmark with recruitment of 100th solicitor

Carson McDowell reaches landmark with recruitment of 100th solicitor

11 February 2020

Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest law firm, today announced that it has reached the significant milestone of employing 100 lawyers for the first time, over half of whom are female....

Author: Roger McMillan
Practice Area: Banking & Finance

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