Northern Ireland is showcasing Legal Services excellence at the International Bar Association's Conference in Washington DC from 18-23 September 2016.
Northern Ireland has a vibrant legal services sector with pioneering global legal giants and internationally respected lawyers.
The IBA's Annual Conference is the world's leading international law conference, exhibition and networking event.
Read more information about Legal Services in Northern Ireland.
The exhibition was part of the Legal Services trade mission to Washington DC and New York. Invest NI was joined at the IBA Conference 2016 by the following delegation of firms, barristers and the UK's first Center for Legal Innovation.
A&L Goodbody is a leading corporate law firm in Northern Ireland. They specialize in internationally focused transactions, including overseas companies establishing or acquiring businesses in the jurisdiction. They have a reputation for providing legal advice which is both commercial and of the highest quality available.
Twitter - @ALGoodbody
Carson McDowell is Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, with experts working across more specialist areas than any other local firm. This market leading firm has a reputation for quality, advising some of the largest, most commercially sophisticated local businesses and well known international clients operating in Northern Ireland. They also act as trusted local partners to international law firms doing business in the region.
Twitter - @carsonmcdowell
Cleaver Fulton Rankin regularly work with clients from Great Britain, Europe and North America entering the Northern Irish market. Ranked as a ‘regional heavyweight’ by the Legal 500, they have been recognised for ‘exceptionally hardworking' lawyers, who ‘deliver clear advice to clients'.
Twitter - @CFR_Law
Dr David Sharpe is a Barrister and Arbitrator practicing civil and commercial law within the UK and internationally. David studied medicine before re-qualifying as a lawyer and has expertise in healthcare, technology, pharmaceutical and IP law. He is Finance Monthly 2016 UK Corporate Barrister of the Year, and has published recent articles on ADR, Property and Commercial Law.
Edwards & Co is a medium sized innovative firm of solicitors in Belfast providing the full range of legal services specialising in Charity Law and SMEs. Our unique mediation service, The Better Way, provides bespoke training, facilitation and mediation for corporate governance, risk management and commercial litigation.
Twitter - @EdwardsandCo_
Hool Law specializes in defence of personal injury, property and fraudulent claims against insurance companies; commercial work; property both commercial and residential; property finance and banking; private client work including trusts and estates; sports law; governance and resolution of disputes in sports.
John McKee is a leading commercial law firm with a multi-jurisdictional team and specialist capability in financial services, dispute resolution, real estate and corporate legal services for international clients. As their banking and corporate clients often require advice and representation throughout the UK and further afield, they have the opportunity to refer business to partner firms in other jurisdictions.
Twitter - @johnmckeelaw
Michael Bready is a barrister and mediator specializing in civil, commercial and matrimonial law. Michael has extensive experience of mediation disputes and regularly provides advice on high value matrimonial disputes, commercial and/or general civil disputes within the UK and Ireland. His private practice is provides service throughout the British Isles and Europe.
Paul Tweed leads JAMS Ireland, an international mediation service. He specializes in libe, privacy, data protection and intellectual property matters and has achieved landmark judgements in UK and Ireland. Paul has been practicing international media lawyer for almost four decades, representing high profile clients including Hollywood A-listers and well-known entrepreneurs and corporations as part of Johnsons in London, Dublin and Belfast.
Twitter - @Paul_Tweed
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Tughans is a leading commercial law firm, ranked a ‘Regional Heavyweight’ by Legal 500. Their multi-disciplinary practice includes Corporate, Finance & Restructuring, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Contracts & Technology, Healthcare and Employment - all provided by Partner-led specialist teams. Tughans is a trusted advisor to many leading organisations and international companies investing in Northern Ireland.
Twitter - @Tughans_News
The Legal Innovation Centre is a collaboration within Ulster University between the Law School and the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems. Its mission is to educate and innovate in the LawTech sector and to develop Northern Ireland as a global centre for LawTech.
Twitter - @UlsterUni
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