Niall Skelton > Carson McDowell > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Carson McDowell
MURRAY HOUSE
MURRAY STREET
BELFAST
BT1 6DN
Northern Ireland

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Associate Solicitor in the insurance litigation team. Niall represents insurers and clients in defence of employers’ liability and public liability claims. He has special interest in industrial deafness and disease claims. Niall also has extensive experience acting in defence of motor claims dealing with a variety of injuries from minor whiplash claims to high value catastrophic claims and fatal accident claims. Niall is a former Chairman of the litigation sub-committee of Belfast Solicitors’ Association.

Career

Trained Murphy & O’Rawe Solicitors, Belfast, 1998 – 1990, qualified 1990; assistant solicitor Murphy & O’Rawe 1990-1992; assistant solicitor John McKee & Son 1992 –1997; senior solicitor Samuel D Crawford & Co / Caldwell Warner 1997-2013; senior solicitor McCloskeys 2013-2015; associate solicitor Carson McDowell [following merger of McCloskeys with Carson McDowell] 2015 – 2017; senior associate 2017 – to date.

Memberships

Law Society of Northern Ireland and Law Society of Northern Ireland’s panel of accredited mediators.

Education

Royal Belfast Academical Institution; Queen’s University Belfast [1988 LLB (Hons)]

Leisure

Road cycling