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Carson McDowell

Clinical Negligence

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Northern IrelandUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Premier practice led by a well-resourced team, adept at defending high-value clinical negligence claims. Provides legal services to a vast range of clients in the healthcare sector, with particular strength in dental claims. Routinely represents prominent defence and protection organisations, as well as indemnity organisations. Handles birth injury cases as well as negligence claims that include delay and failure in diagnosis.

Strengths

Clients say that the lawyers "consistently deliver excellent service and are always willing to go the extra mile."

Sources praise the team's "sensible, pragmatic advice with good attention to detail and tactical awareness."

Notable practitioners

Jacqueline McAleese has "brilliant tactical awareness and negotiation skills," a source reports, adding: "Her attention to detail is second to none." She is adept at handling birth injury, delay in diagnosis and surgical negligence cases. "She is always on the ball and proactive from a defence point of view," an interviewee says.

Commentators describe Roger McMillan as a "very strong strategic thinker who is able to quickly grasp the nuances of challenging cases and formulate an effective plan." He is noted for his expertise in birth injury cases as well as failure in diagnosis claims and cases related to fatalities. His practice also covers dental care issues.

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Members

Boyd, Deborah

Lowry, Francesca

McAleese, Jacqueline

McMillan, Roger

Menary, Laura

Industries

Healthcare

Insurance

Clinical Negligence

Carson McDowell

firm
Location

Murray House

Murray Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT1 6DN

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Northern Ireland

Clinical Negligence


Jacqueline McAleese
Band 2
Roger McMillan
Band 1