Andrea McIlroy-Rose

Pinsent Masons

Partner, Head of Office, Belfast

About Andrea McIlroy-Rose

Andrea is Head of Pinsent Masons' Belfast office and is a real estate Partner who leads the Belfast property team and the UK retail property team. She is named as a “Leading Individual” and in the “Hall of Fame” for real estate in the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and Legal 500 directories.

Andrea trained with London city firm, Mayer Brown before returning to Northern Ireland.  She became the first female partner of leading Belfast firm L’Estrange & Brett in 2000 and has remained with the firm as a partner through two mergers, with McGrigors in 2009 and Pinsent Masons in 2012.

Andrea has a special interest in diversity and inclusion and in particular the promotion and advancement of women.  She was the international chair of the female networking group at Pinsent Masons, Female Futures, for 7 years, with membership now spanning all of the firm’s 26 offices.  She has recently been appointed to the firm’s new Global Inclusion Strategy Board.  Andrea is also responsible for leading Project Sky, the firm’s initiative to create better gender balance at senior levels.  Andrea also sits on the boards of Women in Business and the NI Chamber of Commerce and was one of the co-founders of Women in Property in Northern Ireland.