Carson McDowell is Northern Ireland’s most dynamic law firm. We are the law firm of choice for many of Northern Ireland’s Top 100 companies, as well as international companies doing business here and have more experts working across more specialist areas of expertise than any other local law firm. Our rich mixture of people, culture, heritage and reputation makes us who we are. It’s this very combination that differentiates us from other law firms and ensures that we do more. Better.

Our Benefits

  • Pension Contribution
  • Annual Leave
  • Healthcare
  • Career Development
  • Learning & Development


  • Our Culture
    We believe that the best way to ensure success is to create an environment where collegiality, teamwork, mutual support and respect are integral to how our people engage with each other and with clients. There is a strong emphasis not only on teamwork and mutual support but also on enjoying the work we do. We are proud of our long heritage yet we are just as passionate about creating a modern, dynamic, progressive law firm, with our people and our clients firmly at its centre. Large enough to attract a diverse range of legal instructions, the firm maintains a friendly and supportive atmosphere with an emphasis on enjoying the work and maintaining a sense of fun and enthusiasm.
  • Our Recruitment Journey
    The people we look for are talented, focused individuals who are looking for a challenging and stimulating career. We ensure that individuals are selected, promoted, developed and retained on the basis of their individual abilities and merits as well as the firm’s requirements. If you would like to be part of the Carson McDowell team, please contact us at [email protected] and we will get in touch.
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
    Carson McDowell is a law firm made up of a diverse range of talented people. We have always believed that the quality of our service depends on the calibre of our people. That’s why we consistently recruit the best legal talent and then maximise their potential by developing their skills throughout their career at Carson McDowell.
  • How we support the community
    We have a role as individuals and as a firm to foster a positive working environment, to play a responsible role in our community and to help build a more sustainable society. We recognise that CSR is important to our employees, to our customers and to our culture and values. Through adopting responsible behaviour we can effectively participate in the social, environmental and economic progress of Northern Ireland. This means acting ethically, minimising our impact on the environment and giving back to our local community. Our current year-long partnership is with local charity, Cancer Fund for Children.

Latest Insights from CARSON MCDOWELL

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Carson McDowell beats it’s own records to top prestigious legal rankings
29 Oct

Carson McDowell has achieved its best-ever rankings in the legal profession’s two most respected industry guides, Chambers UK and the Legal 500. Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland....

Carson McDowell: Protecting your Intellectual Property can be complex in the Internet age
15 Oct

These days it seems there isn’t a week that goes by without a press report of a cyber-hack, or law enforcement attempts to thwart one. Just recently Ipswich police, acting on an ....

Carson McDowell gets ready to face the music and dance for NI Cancer Fund for Children
21 Aug

Carson McDowell is holding a fundraising dance event in support of Cancer Fund for Children on Friday 15th November at La Mon Hotel and County Club. Carson McDowell Does Strictly w....

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