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Andrew McFadden helps clients with general litigation work, with a particular focus on commercial disputes, debt recovery and judicial review.

Andrew advises a wide range of clients, from high net worth individuals to large corporations in respect of complex litigation matters, employment law and landlord and tenant issues.

He is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Andrew is currently studying for a LLM in International Commercial Law & ADR from Ulster University, and will qualify as a Mediator in 2021. He trained in the Belfast office of a leading global commercial law firm, before joining Clark Hill upon qualification in October 2020.

Education

L.L.B., First Class Honours, Ulster University, 2018, President of the Law Society
Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, Ireland, 2020

Experience Includes:

  • Construction law (contentious and non-contentious);
  • Energy law, including the all-Ireland energy market, RESS auctions and emerging renewable energy regimes;
  • Commercial leases, including transfer of benefits/burdens;
  • Licensing applications, including amendments of use;
  • Public Interest Wayleave Applications;
  • Intellectual property disputes (including domain name and trademark registrations);
  • Sports related litigation, including liability of sporting bodies/referees;
  • Corporate “white-collar” crime, including liability of security contractors; and,
  • Debt Recovery, from District Court to High Court level.

Recent high profile matters in which Andrew has recently been involved:

  • Appeal to the UK Supreme Court concerning land rights;
  • Dispute regarding IP rights involving a new food product on the Irish market; and,
  • Mediation concerning a major Irish construction dispute.