Law Firms in Northern Ireland



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A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody is one of the leading corporate law firms in Northern Ireland. The firm delivers an extensive range of specialist legal services through its dedicated practice and industry sector groups, and advises public and private sector clients on day to day legal issues as well as complex, strategic matters.

Uniquely positioned in the Northern Ireland marketplace, A&L Goodbody's Belfast based, market leading team combines local expertise with the strength and resources of a global law firm.


Micaela Diver | Partner, Public and Regulatory

t: 028 9072 7592

Mark Thompson | Partner, Corporate & Commerical

t: 028 9072 7591 




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Arthur Cox 

Arthur Cox provides a full service offering and is recognised as one of the foremost Corporate and Commercial practices in Northern Ireland. With a total staff of over 90, the Belfast office has grown rapidly in recent years to meet the requirements of its national and international client base.

The reputation of our Belfast office is founded upon proven professional skills, a thorough understanding of our clients’ requirements and our practical commercial approach. In addition we are in the unique position of being able to draw from specialist and industry specific expertise from the firm as a whole.

Rosemary Lundy | Partner

t: 028 9026 2673



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Carson McDowell

Carson McDowell is Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, with experts working across more specialist legal areas than any other local firm.

Based in the heart of Belfast and the law firm of choice for many of Northern Ireland's Top 100 companies, Carson McDowell has over 150 people, including 27 partners, and counts several non-departmental public bodies, various multinationals and a host of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic SMEs amongst its varied client base.

Our industry recognised partners and solicitors advise on matters ranging from judicial review and corporate governance to employment, litigation and property queries, providing a complete legal service in an approachable, timely, and commercial manner.   

The firm was recently awarded the Regional Law Firm of the Year in the Legal 500, for the second time in three years, in addition to retaining its status as the leading Northern Irish firm ranked in the independent Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession, with partners and solicitors ranked in all twenty one practice areas, many as “leaders in their field”. 

Declan Magee | Partner

t: 028 9034 8827

Fergal McGoldrick | Solicitor

t: 028 9034 8827


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Tughans is one of Northern Ireland’s longest established and most respected commercial law firms, recognised as being eminent across all commercial practice areas. Specialist partner-led teams are at the core of its business, offering bespoke client-focused solutions. 

The firm places the same emphasis on commercial intelligence as legal expertise, which is why it is trusted advisor to many of Northern Ireland’s leading organisations and international companies investing in the region. Clients value how the firm works with them not just as legal counsel but as business partners, resulting in its strong reputation for providing pragmatic, commercially realistic guidance.

Paul Eastwood | Associate Solicitor

t: 028 9055 3377


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At Worthingtons we combine the knowledge and experience to handle our clients’ issues with legal precision in an open and friendly manner. At the same time, we observe the highest personal, ethical and professional standards in everything we do.  

We are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals, however ambitious. We are client focussed and aim to add value to the client while delivering services in a cost effective and efficient manner.

We value our staff.  We consider ourselves to be very approachable, creative, and innovative and our investment in up to date case management software means we can deliver our services with maximum efficiency.

We aim to make a positive contribution to the community in which we work and the value we contribute every day. We are fully committed to providing a professional and courteous service to you.”

Louise McAloon | Partner

t: 028 9043 4015