New Strategic Hires At Carson McDowell

01 May 2013


Two of Pinsents’ most respected Belfast based lawyers, Dawson McConkey a partner within the Real Estate Team with a focus on renewable energy and Sinead McGrath, a partner with expertise across Banking and Insolvency, will be joining top tier commercial law firm, Carson McDowell.

Commenting on the hires, Michael Johnston, Managing Partner at Carson McDowell said, “We are delighted to have such highly rated and well regarded lawyers join us. Both Dawson and Sinead will bring an extra layer of depth to our pre-eminent and well respected Banking, Insolvency and Real Estate Teams. Carson McDowell is firmly focussed on being the “go to” law firm for Northern Irish businesses as well as law firm of choice for international companies requiring local legal counsel. These hires demonstrate our commitment to achieving that aim. Both Dawson and Sinead will make an enormous contribution to cementing our top tier position in the legal sector.”

He added, “Carson McDowell’s reputation for building long-term client relationships and the quality of work which we attract means we will continue to be a law firm which attracts top performing lawyers. We are always open to hiring the best lawyers in the marketplace who have the in-depth expertise and skill-set necessary to drive our future growth and provide excellent service to our clients.”

Carson McDowell is one of Northern Ireland largest commercial law firms, employing more than 100 people. In 2013 it was ranked Band 1 across more areas of expertise than any other Northern Irish law firm by Chambers and Partners UK. Both Dawson McConkey and Sinead McGrath are highly ranked in Chambers and Partners UK.