Leona Rankin - Associate
Leona attained her degree in Law and Criminology (LLB honours) from the University of Ulster in 2008 before commencing the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Cardiff University, where she attained a postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice with distinction.
Leona commenced her professional training with Carson McDowell in June 2011, qualifying as a solicitor in March 2013 when she joined the employment team. Leona advises mainly employer clients on all aspects of employment law, including defending claims in the Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal, drafting contracts of employment and employee handbooks and conducting training seminars on key employment issues.
Leona is a member of the Employment Lawyers Group for Northern Ireland and a member of the Employment Lawyers Association of England and Wales.