Declan Magee - Partner

Declan Magee

Key Practice Areas

Cyber Security, EU and Competition, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Health and Safety, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Media and Entertainment, Privacy Law, Procurement Law, Professional Indemnity, Public and Administrative Law

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Declan qualified through Queen’s University, Belfast. He has worked with Carson McDowell since qualifying in 1995.

Declan has developed a strong client base in both the public and private sectors, he has led the Dispute resolution team in Carson McDowell for over 5 years and during that time the team has grown significantly. The team is recognised in a number of sections of the leading guides on the legal profession as being at the forefront of the niche practice areas covered by the department.

In the Chambers UK 2021 guide, sources describe Declan as "very pragmatic and approachable". One interviewee states: "Declan has great interpersonal skills and a commercial sensibility. He walks the client through the journey and the steps that need to be taken, whether it's fighting to the end or settling."

Another client commented: "There isn't much that he hasn't seen in terms of bringing cases to a successful conclusion in Northern Ireland." Continuing, "He works hard and intelligently to obtain the optimal outcome for clients."

"He is a very good operator and a capable guy who can turn his hand to a lot of things," observes an impressed interviewee.

The Legal 500 recognise Declan in the "hall of fame" and as a key name, highly skilled in the electronics and engineering industry. Declan has notable experience in major media cases involving defamation elements and injunctions. A client states: "Declan Magee is approachable and empathetic. He looks beyond the obvious in seeking efficient resolution of commercial disputes."