Northern Ireland

Team Leader, Northern IrelandKiera Leenorthernireland@laborlawplus.com

12 years of experience in labor and employment law including advice on contentious and non contentious issues including mergers and acquisitions and the complex area of Trade Union Recognition.

Professional Experience :

  • Partner, Mills Selig, 2005- Present
  • Trainee solicitor and solicitor, GLP, Manchester, 1998 - 2001 

Education:

  • Manchester Metropoitan University, 1993 - 1996
  • Chester College of Law, 1996 – 1997

Languages: English

Professional Memberships:

  • Employment Lawyers (NI) Group

Publications:

  • Writes monthly for legal island a well respected provider of training in Employment law

Conferences/Lectures:

  • Lecture on various employment law topics throughout the year for Legal Island

Overview:

Our team in Northern Ireland situated in Belfast can provide advice and counsel on an array of issues relating to business and labor law. Its lawyers are leading experts in employment law, frequently working on high-level transactions in the United Kingdom. The firm represents companies and individuals alike, with a client base that includes banks, retailers, developers, and media organizations, among many other businesses from many other sectors.

Labor and Employment Practice:

Among Northern Ireland’s leaders in employment law, the firm has special expertise in all relevant areas, including collective bargaining, consultation agreements, employment audits, discrimination and breaches of contract and terminations.

The Plus - Business Law Capacity:

The team regularly provides advice and counsel in all major business law practice areas; the team regularly advises clients on licensing, media, defamation, restructuring, and commercial property, among many other areas. As a leading firm in Northern Ireland, our affiliate frequently works on international transactions in the United Kingdom, Ireland and abroad.

Our team represent domestic and international clients from a variety of industry sectors, including consumer products, technology, and media.

Key Facts:

  • Location: Belfast
  • Size: 8 Lawyers, 9 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Banking and finance; commercial; commercial property; corporate; debt recovery; dispute resolution and litigation; employment; insolvency and restructuring; intellectual property and technology; judicial review and public procurement; licensing; media and defamation; partnerships; private client; professional regulation; private equity and venture capital; residential developments and property
  • Languages: English

Listings/Rankings:

  • Won “Northern Ireland Deal of the Year” for advising the shareholders of O’Kane Poultry Limited on its sale to Moy Park Limited.
  • Listed in Chambers for excellence in a variety of business law practice areas.

Contact: northernireland@laborlawplus.com