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Construction - Northern Ireland
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What the team is known for

Carson McDowell has an expert construction department noted for its handling of transactional matters across Northern Ireland. Areas of particular strength include construction projects for office, energy and housing developments. The firm is adept at assisting with the drafting and negotiating of various construction documents, including building contracts, collateral warranties and professional team appointments. It possesses additional capabilities in contentious matters and regularly represents clients in arbitrations, adjudications and court proceedings.

Work Highlights

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  • Carson McDowell acted for McAleer & Rushe on the development of a 213,000 sq ft mixed-use development worth £85 million in Belfast city centre.

Notable Practitioners

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Stuart Murphy
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Stuart Murphy
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Stuart Murphy is regularly called upon for his advice on non-contentious matters and construction disputes. He offers expertise in housing, energy and research and storage facilities, among others.

"Stuart Murphy is very possibly the strongest construction law practitioner operating in private practice in Northern Ireland."

"Stuart is a very capable and reliable legal professional."

John Dugdale
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John Dugdale
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John Dugdale advises clients on construction contracts relating to various local projects, including aparthotels, distribution centres, and housing schemes. He also handles contentious matters and offers experience representing clients in adjudications, mediations and court proceedings.

"John Dugdale has a very bright future - I would say he is in the champions league of his category."

"John is probably one of the best construction solicitors that I have used in over 25 years."

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