News & Events

An archive of the latest Carson McDowell News, Events, and Seminars.
Carson McDowell advises Options on growth investment from Bregal Sagemount

Carson McDowell advises Options on growth investment from Bregal Sagemount

16 August 2017

Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today announced a significant investment by Bregal Sagemount, a New York-based private equity firm focused on growth-oriented...

Practice Area: Corporate - M&A, Employment Law
Sector: Technology

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Brexit and the Irish Border

Brexit and the Irish Border

14 August 2017

As the publication of Brexit position papers is anticipated later this week, the UK Government has indicated that a “light touch border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland...

Author: Rachel Craig

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HMRC National Minimum Wage enforcement action in connection with “sleep in payments” in the care sector

HMRC National Minimum Wage enforcement action in connection with “sleep in payments” in the care sector

27 July 2017

The government today announced an immediate but temporary halt to HMRC National Minimum Wage enforcement action in connection with “sleep in payments” in the care sector. Commenting on the...

Practice Area: Employment Law

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Employment Tribunal Claims Ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court

Employment Tribunal Claims Ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court

27 July 2017

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants. Commenting...

Practice Area: Employment Law

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​Carson McDowell advises The SHS Group on Acquisition of Standard Brands (UK)

​Carson McDowell advises The SHS Group on Acquisition of Standard Brands (UK)

26 July 2017

The SHS Group has today announced the acquisition of international ignition supplier Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, adding the Zip and Sunny Jim brands to a portfolio of owned brands and...

Practice Area: Banking & Finance, Commercial Law, Corporate - M&A, Employment Law

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Video is Powerful ​- But the law is too

Video is Powerful ​- But the law is too

28 June 2017

The use of video for marketing purposes is increasing exponentially, with 61 per cent of businesses now using video to reach and engage with their target audience, according to a...

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

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Carson McDowell Announces Five New Partners

Carson McDowell Announces Five New Partners

12 June 2017

Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, Carson McDowell, today announced the appointment of five new partners. The new partners are Mary-Kim Doherty, Peter Guzhar, Grant McBurney, Olivia...

Author: Michael Johnston
Practice Area: Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Media and Defamation, Planning Law, Procurement Law, Real Estate

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Carson McDowell raise £790 for the Child Brain Injury Trust

Carson McDowell raise £790 for the Child Brain Injury Trust

31 May 2017

Carson McDowell’s Belfast Marathon relay team has raised funds in the sum of £790 for the firm’s chosen charity of the year, the Child Brain Injury Trust Gayle Baird of...

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Ofgem reconsultation on RO closure guidance

Ofgem reconsultation on RO closure guidance

11 May 2017

Ofgem has published a consultation on the closure of the renewables obligation scheme to on-shore wind in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Investment Freezing Declarations. The wording...

Author: Neasa Quigley
Practice Area: Energy and Renewables

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Only a year to go before GDPR - Carson McDowell advises on steps to take to get ready.

Only a year to go before GDPR - Carson McDowell advises on steps to take to get ready.

11 May 2017

Interest in data protection compliance is increasing, with only 12 months to go until the largest reform in Data Protection Law, the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) comes into force....

Author: Clare Bates
Practice Area: General Data Protection Regulations
Sector: Information Law

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