Cara Dowling

Of Counsel, Knowledge Management
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Cara Dowling

Cara Dowling



Cara Dowling is a senior knowledge lawyer based in the London office. Cara focusses on dispute resolution (international arbitration and litigation).

Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Cara spent nearly ten years working as a dispute resolution lawyer in the London office of a US law firm where she gained significant experience in commercial litigation, international arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution processes (including mediation and adjudication). During that time, Cara advised on a large number of multi-jurisdictional, high value claims in the High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as leading international arbitration institutions.

As a senior knowledge lawyer, Cara provides knowledge and thought leadership support to the EMEA dispute resolution, international arbitration and litigation practice, assists with legal and procedural queries, designs and delivers knowledge projects as well as bespoke legal training for lawyers internally. She also ensures our lawyers are up to date on current legal and practice issues and developments. On the client knowledge side, Cara assists with requests for knowledge support and designs and delivers bespoke client knowledge products and training.

Professional experience

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  • Bachelor of Laws (with Honours), University of Adelaide, South Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Adelaide, South Australia

  • Law Society of England and Wales 2007
  • Barrister and Solicitor, qualified in Australia 2004
  • Solicitor,Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings)
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2015, 2014, 2013