Employment expertise

We advise and represent our clients in respect of:

  • Atypical work arrangements (part time, fixed term, job-sharing, flexible working, home-working, etc)
  • Bullying, Harassment and Victimisation – Dignity at Work
  • Commercial Transactions and contractual arrangements
  • Data protection
  • Directors / Shareholders disputes
  • Discriminatory treatment
  • Dismissals, Disciplinary and Performance management
  • Drafting, reviewing and revising Employment Contracts, Staff Handbooks and Employee handbooks
  • Employment Equality, Discrimination and Equal Status issues
  • Employment Agencies and Agency Workers
  • Equal Pay
  • Health and Safety
  • High Court litigation and employment injunctions
  • Immigration and employment permits (work permits, intra-company transfers and green cards)
  • Industrial disputes;
  • Industrial Relations Acts
  • Information and consultation
  • Injunctions to restrain wrongful dismissal;
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Organisation of Working Time
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • Payment of Wages
  • Personal injuries;
  • Personnel policies and procedures
  • Post-termination restrictions, non-compete and non-solicitation clauses
  • Protective leave
  • Redundancy procedures;
  • Redundancy including collective redundancies
  • Restrictive covenant drafting and enforcement
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Strikes, lawful and unlawful picketing, secondary picketing and other forms of industrial action
  • Termination of Employment
  • Trade disputes and dealing with Trade Unions
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Workplace diversity and Discrimination

We can represent you before the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the Rights Commissioner Service, the Labour Relations Commisison, the Labour Court and the Equality Tribunal, as well as before all levels of the civil courts including the High Court and Supreme Court.

We can advise in relation to all employment law legislation including the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007; the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2007; the Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994 to 2001, the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005; the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997; the Protection of Employment Acts 1977 to 2007, the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, the Payment of Wages Act 1991, the Protection of Employees (Part-time Work) Act 2001, the National Minimum Wage Act 2000, the Employment Equality Acts 1998 and 2004, the Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) Act 2003, the Carer’s Leave Act 2001, the Parental Leave Acts 1998 and 2006, the European Communities (Protection of Employees of Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations, 2003,  the Adoptive Leave Act 1995 and the Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004.