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John McKee Solicitors

THE LINENHALL, 32-38 LINENHALL STREET, BELFAST, BT2 8BG, NORTHERN IRELAND
Tel:
Work 028 9023 2303
Fax:
Fax 028 9023 0081
DX:
470 NR BELFAST 1
Email:
Web:
www.jmckee.co.uk
Belfast, London

Andrea McCann

Tel:
Work 028 9023 2303
Email:
John McKee Solicitors

Work Department

Human resources – employment/real estate – commercial property.

Position

Andrea is a partner in the employment and the commercial property team. She has a particular specialism in employment work with 18 year’s experience. This ranges from advising clients on employment and human resource matters by offering accessible and instant advice through to representation at tribunal and court. Her workload covers all aspects of employment law, including unfair dismissal, discrimination (including in the field of provision of services), restructuring/redundancy (including matters arising for administrators), TUPE, severance agreements, enforcement of restrictive covenants, and drafting employment contracts and policies and procedures. She works mainly for employer clients, including Lagan Construction, the Schivo Group and Danske Bank. In relation to her commercial property work, she works in the niche area of pension scheme properties. She acts for a number of the large providers, including James Hay Pension Trustees, Namulas Pension Trustees/LV, AXA and Colston Trustees/Curtis Banks in relation to their Northern Ireland property portfolios. This covers sales, purchases, leases, lease renewals, in specie transfers, licences to sublet and for alterations, and issues around rental arrears.

Career

Trained John McKee & Son; qualified 1998; solicitor John McKee 1998 to date, partner 2008; tutor Institute of Professional Legal Studies on the Company Law and Tribunals course.

Languages

German, French.

Member

Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Education

Portadown College, County Armagh; Queen’s University, Belfast (1995 LLB Hons; 1996 MPhil Law; 1998 CPLS).

Leisure

Playing member of Portadown Ladies Hockey Club, club secretary of Portadown Amateur Swimming Club, reading, holidays with the family.


Northern Ireland: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

Past instructions for John McKee Solicitors’ commercial property team include acting for banks, developers and retailers in office, residential, transport and retail property transactions. Key clients include Nationwide Building Society, Translink, Lakeland Dairies and travel company The Lotus Group. Gerard Small leads the team, which also includes Andrea McCann, who has expertise in assisting pension trustees with the acquisition, disposal and letting of commercial properties.

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