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John McKee & Son
John McKee Citypoint 1 Ropemaker Street
Established in 1887, John McKee & Son is one of the leading law firms in Belfast, widely recognised for its commercial and litigation expertise. Originally a family firm, John McKee & Son has enjoyed continuous growth through developing its expertise into
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Andrea started with John McKee Solicitors as a trainee solicitor in 1996 and has remained with the firm since her qualification in 1998.
has particular specialism in employment work.
This ranges from advising clients on employment and personnel matters from offering accessible and instant professional advice and guidance to representation in claims that reach the Industrial Tribunal.
The employment work extends from human resource queries to drafting employment contracts and policies to advising administrators and administrative receivers on their appointment as to employment law duties to staff.
Previous cases include acting for an employer client that was awarded one of the highest cost orders made against a claimant to date under Tribunal rules, acting for a major lending institution in defending a race discrimination case in the County Court under the provision of goods, facilities and services
also has specialist knowledge of licensing matters including applications not only for Liquor Licences and Hotel Licences but also Bingo Club Licences and ordinary Club Licences.
recently successfully obtained a Bingo Club Licence for a client who operates in the leisure industry.
licensing knowledge also plays a part in banking work where the secured asset is licensed.
is also part of the firm's banking team acting for a major local Bank in secured lending and is the contact for a number of the business centres.
Andrea's banking experience includes taking security, complex matters arising from reviews and enforcement of security, bank lending issues, drafting security documentation appropriate to the banking transaction from property acquisitions, refinances to commercial acquisitions, restructuring, and daily trouble shooting.
Andrea acts for a number of local fixed charge receivers in the onward sales of properties.
also leads cases that require personal guarantee enforcement litigation through High Court proceedings and / or bankruptcy and the recovery of shortfall in facilities post appointment.
She also acts for an English based pension scheme administrator in commercial property transactions including sales, purchases and leases of commercial property all over Northern Ireland.
Recently this included the transfer of an entire property portfolio from one pension scheme provider and trustee to another.
Some of the properties were secured and she
had to advise number of local Banks regarding the transfer of facilities and security.
Andrea is Staff Partner within the firm overseeing personnel matters with a staff number of over 50.
Andrea tutors on the Company Law, Licensing and Tribunals courses at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen's
Any free time Andrea
has is spent running after her
two young children and playing hockey.
J McKee & Son Solicitors
Andrea McCannJ McKee & Son Solicitors
specialises in employment and discrimination law matters.She
advises mainly employers on all aspects of employment and personnel practice as well as representing them at the Industrial Tribunal.She also works in the niche area of liquor licensing.Andrea has recently became a member of the Firm's Banking team acting for Banks in secured lending matters.She is an occasional Tutor at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies.She is Staff Administrator in the firm being responsible for all the staff and personnel issues.
Away from work, Andrea
is kept busy with her
two young children.Andrea McCann
028 9040 8761
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Andrea started with John McKee & Son as a trainee solicitor in 1996. she has remained with the firm since her qualification in 1998 and became a Partner in January 2008.
has particular specialism in employment and equality law matters.
This ranges from advising clients on employment and personnel matters by offering accessible professional advice and guidance to representation at the Industrial Tribunal.
employment work also extends into the firm's corporate work by advising on TUPE and Director's service agreements.
recently acted for an employer who was awarded one of the highest cost orders made against a claimant to date in this jurisdiction.
hs also recently acted for a major lending institution in defending a race discrimination case.
also has specialist knowledge of licensing matters including applications not only for Liquor Licenses and Hotel Licenses and more recently she
was successful in obtaining a bingo licence for a client who operates in the leisure industry.
specialises in the field of Judicial Review on behalf of a union client against the Government in relation to implementation of EU Directives relating to te agricultural industry.
As an experienced commercial lawyer, Andrea is a key member of the banking team and acts for an English based pension scheme administrator in commercial property transactions including the sale, purchase and leasing of commercial property all over Northern Ireland.
Andrea is Staff Partner within the firm overseeing personnel matters with a staff of over 50.