MKB Law appoints Andrew Lightburn to lead employment team

MKB Law appoints Andrew Lightburn to lead employment team

Andrew Lightburn

Belfast firm MKB Law has announced the appointment of Andrew Lightburn as an associate director and head of the firm’s employment law department.

Mr Lightburn has over 20 years’ experience practising exclusively in employment law, and is dual-qualified in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

He has particular expertise in employment litigation, especially high-value and complex whistleblowing and discrimination claims. He has acted in a number of high-profile claims for clients ranging from PLCs to SMEs, football clubs, as well as high-profile individuals in the music, sport and technology sectors.

Mr Lightburn is also instructed by companies or senior executives to advise and represent them in negotiating high-value severance packages often with associated shareholder matters. He also regularly supports on corporate transactional work as well as insolvency matters and has expertise in TUPE.

Gordon McElroy, managing director of MKB Law, said: “Andrew has a wealth of experience in employment law and his appointment further strengthens our senior management team at a time of confident expansion. A warm welcome to the team, Andrew!”

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