Andrew Lightburn

Andrew Lightburn

About Andrew Lightburn

Andrew leads the employment team at DWF's Belfast office. He has practised exclusively in employment law since qualification in 2002 and relocated from England to Northern Ireland in 2019 having been a leading practitioner in a number of national and regional law firms and recognised in legal directories.

Andrew specialises in complex employment litigation and has represented a number of large employers and high profile individuals involved in the football, music, telecoms and technology industries. Andrew has also been responsible for a number of leading cases involving age discrimination, working time regulations, TUPE and whistleblowing. 

Andrew has an interest in the growing sector that is 'legal tech' and prior to joining DWF Andrew ran his own company developing legal technologies relating to employment litigation.

Andrew is dual qualified, practising in both Northern Ireland and England & Wales and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

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