Cathy Colton - Partner

Cathy Colton

Key Practice Areas

Licensing, Gaming and Betting, Real Estate

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Cathy qualified through Queen’s University Belfast and the Institute of Professional Legal Studies and has worked in private practice since qualifying in 1984.

Cathy joined the Real Estate Team at Carson McDowell as a Partner in 2015 and heads up the Licensing sub-team within the Department. She enjoys an extensive client base in both the retail and business sectors at the forefront of Liquor Licensing in NI for the past fifteen years. She is recognised as being a leading player in this niche area of practice.

Her clients describe her as “very knowledgeable and timely” in her advices and they appreciate “her ability to deal with this complex area of law whilst offering practical and commercially viable solutions”.

Cathy also practices widely in the field of Betting and Gaming Licensing representing a range of clients in all applications relating to this area.

She has experience in Pharmacy Licensing and has advised and acted widely in this field.