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Carson McDowell

Real Estate Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Northern IrelandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected practice with a strong capacity for representing clients in various property disputes, including trespass, nuisance and dilapidations claims. Clients include sizeable developers and national retailers. Offers considerable experience in contentious matters relating to residential and commercial premises, as well as social infrastructure assets.

Strengths

A client reports: "Their approach is frank, robust and yet subtle. They ensure your wishes and thoughts are listened to while challenging when necessary to provide the best advice."

Another says: "The work Carson McDowell do is excellent. They are great lawyers to have on our side."

Work highlights

Acted for a property owner in High Court proceedings following the termination of a licence for use of property for business purposes. The licence provided for payment for a licence fee calculated by reference to the turnover of the licensee’s business, and it is alleged that the licensee fraudulently under-reported turnover.

Notable practitioners

Declan Magee maintains an excellent reputation for his real estate litigation practice. He handles a range of matters including dilapidations claims and cases concerning nuisance and covenant issues.
"Declan is always very approachable. He distils the issues into bite-sized pieces and gives you advice, options and certainty in his proposed approach."

John Dugdale is recommended for knotty and high-value property disputes, such as those concerning damage and dilapidations claims, lease termination, nuisance claims and rights of way litigation.
"John Dugdale engages with me fully and helps me understand what I can and can't do. He explains things well and keeps me balanced and realistic."

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Real Estate Litigation

Carson McDowell

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Location

Murray House

Murray Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT1 6DN

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Northern Ireland

Real Estate Litigation


Declan Magee
Band 1
John Dugdale
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