Corporate law firm snaps up rival's partner
Belfast law firm Carson McDowell has hired a prominent partner from the corporate department of rival Pinsent Masons.
Richard Gray is set to join the Murray Street company "within a few months" and will jointly head up the corporate team with Neasa Quigley.
Michael Johnston, managing partner at Carson McDowell welcomed the new hire.
"This is a fantastic hire for Carson McDowell," he said. "His values, approach and mindset match the ethos and values we like to instill at Carson McDowell.
"He will contribute significantly to our market position of being the 'go to' law firm for Northern Irish businesses as well as law firm of choice for international companies and law firms requiring legal counsel in Northern Ireland."
Richard Gray advises blue chip international and national companies and is ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners UK.