Carson McDowell hosted its latest “Work Inspiration Day” in partnership with Business in the Community

05 October 2016


The event gave secondary and grammar school students currently studying for their AS-Levels some insight into what they might expect should they choose law as a career. The students, who came from a number of schools from across Northern Ireland, were mentored on the day by Gerard Armstrong, Rachael McAdorey, Marie McKeown, Victoria O’Hara, Rosie Timoney, Naomi Gaston, Fiona Wallace, Leanne McCleery, Sophie Hanna and Andrew Edwards. The event included a number of exercises and activities including practical tricks and tips on CVs, topical discussions on legal issues and a lively negotiation exercise which suggested that there were more than a few of those present who might well be stars of the legal world in the not too distant future.

The event was greatly enjoyed by all who took part and we hope to continue running these popular events in partnership with Business in the Community in the future. The firm’s managing partner, Michael Johnston, said: “Carson McDowell is always keen to work with Business in the Community which is a brilliant organisation which adds so much to schools, business and the wider community. The Work Inspiration events are a great opportunity for students to understand how a busy commercial law firm operates and to get some tips that might help them to make their own career decisions over the coming years.