Michael Johnston - Consultant

Michael Johnston

Key Practice Areas

Corporate - M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Michael is a consultant at Carson McDowell LLP, having previously been managing partner for eight years and head of the firm’s corporate finance team for twenty-four years. Michael has wide experience in advising clients throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland and often in the United States with regard to commercial activity within the province. He has also advised on projects (in particular PFI) for the past fifteen years.

Michael attained a degree in Law (LLB honours) from Queen's University, Belfast in 1983 before joining Carson McDowell later that year. He qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and quickly rose through the ranks, becoming a partner in 1993.

The Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020 states: "Michael is highly recommended as a 'standout' expert in transactional matters, with clients benefiting from his depth of experience in complex corporate deals and wider commercial issues."