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Belfast law firm's best rankings in legal guides

A Belfast-based law firm has achieved its best rankings in the legal profession's two most respected industry guides, Chambers UK and the Legal 500 (stock photo)
A Belfast-based law firm has achieved its best rankings in the legal profession's two most respected industry guides, Chambers UK and the Legal 500 (stock photo)

By Staff Reporter

A Belfast-based law firm has achieved its best rankings in the legal profession's two most respected industry guides, Chambers UK and the Legal 500.

Carson McDowell scored higher than other Northern Ireland legal firms, with more practice areas and more lawyers achieving their top ratings in both guides.

In the Chambers 2020 listing, it achieved the 'band one' rating in 21 out of 26 practice areas and 23 partners given the top accolade.

In the Legal 500, 12 out of 14 of the firm's practice areas were ranked as tier 1 category.

A total of 17 leading individuals were also named.

Among the achievements, the planning and environment team at Carson McDowell was recognised as the only top tier firm for planning and environmental law in Northern Ireland in the Legal 500 rankings.

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