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 firm now has 25 partners and a workforce of over 170 people. Since January it has recruited 25 staff in response to increased activity across a number of legal disciplines.

This is the first round of promotions to have taken places since Managing Partner Roger McMillan and Senior Partner Neasa Quigley took over responsibilities of the Managing Partner role from Michael Johnston earlier this year.

Roger McMillan, Managing Partner at Carson McDowell, commented: “I would like to congratulate everyone who has been promoted this year, in recognition of their continued dedication to their clients and going above and beyond in their roles. We are committed to investing in and retaining the brightest and the best in the legal profession to enable us to provide this exceptional service to our clients.

“Carson McDowell has a long history of recognising and rewarding our colleagues. We hope that the talented young professionals who have been promoted today will be the driving force behind the firm in future and will help to inspire the next generation of solicitors coming through.”

The new senior associates are Emma Copeland (Banking & Finance/Real Estate), Laura Menary (Healthcare Claims), Shauna McAuley (Professional Indemnity), Chris Phillips (Real Estate), Rachael McAdorey (Healthcare Regulatory), Sarah Cochrane (Employment) and Tim Cockram (Professional Indemnity).

The new associates are Emma O’Donnell (Corporate), Helen Cosgrove (Commercial Litigation), Enya McKenna (EL/PL), Anna Haines-Smyth (Healthcare Claims), Amy McConnell (Real Estate), Rosie Timoney (Corporate/Charity Law), Faye Phillips (Environmental/Planning), Le-ann Campbell (Corporate), Rachel Craig (Corporate) and Maeve Corrigan (Real Estate).