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

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partner in private client department, specialising in administration of estates, wills, trusts, estate planning and mental capacity-related issues.

Career

Trained Carson McDowell; qualified 1998; associate 2004; partner 2010 to date. Publication of note: contributed (together with assistant Wendy Carberry) to the Northern Ireland chapter of ‘International Succession’ – 3rd edition – Oxford – 2010.

Memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Education

Regent House; Queens University of Belfast (1995 LLB,1996 LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

(Hall of Fame)

Neil BleakleyCarson McDowell

Attracting praise for being ‘approachable’, ‘knowledgeable’ and ‘instilling trust and respect’, the team at Carson McDowell has a strong track record of work on high value and cross-border estate administration and planning. Neil Bleakley leads the team and has recently advised on estates valued at as much as £250m, with extensive experience in disputes over the interpretation of wills and trusts, as well as mental capacity matters. Associate Fiona Kirkpatrick is another key name, and has strong experience of handling high value trust administrations.