Employment Law 

Our partner, Hugh O'Neill, was Registrar (Legal Advisor) to the Labour Court from 1999 to 2017. Hugh has an unrivalled breadth of knowledge of all issues concerrning employment Law. 
 
Ireland's membership of the European Union has added considerably to both the volume and complexity of such law, which is why clients, be they employers or employees, need expert assistance. 
 
We consistently monitor and advise on the changing law applicable to the employment relationship. 
 
Amongst the areas of Employment Law we cover are: 
 
Public and Administrative Law 
Recruitment 
Company Disputes 
Dismissals 
Equality 
Business Transfers 
Disputes and Strikes 
Executive Severence 
Litigation 
 
Public and Administrative Law 
 
Legal aspects of administration and employment for industry, State and semi-State organizations 
 
Recruitment 
 
Advising on interviews and recruitment processes, Service Contracts, Terms and Conditions of Employment, Union/Management Agreements, Statutory and Common Law obligations. 
 
Company Disputes 
 
Advice on all aspects of disputes involving Executive Directors and Shareholders including Partnerships. 
 
Dismissals 
 
Termination of Contracts at Common Law and unfair dismissal claims 
 
Equality 
 
Litigation in relation to equality claims is one of the fastest-growing areas of employment law. The Employment Equality Act prohibits discrimination on the following grounds. 
 
Gender 
Marital Status 
Family Status 
Sexual Orientation 
Age 
Disability 
Race 
Religion 
Membership of the Travelling Community 
 
With such an emphasis on Equality in today‚Äôs workplace it is essential that Employers have in place written policies and procedures in relation to Equality. We can assist with these policies. In addition, we provide a full service in relation to claims of victimisation, bullying, harassment and work related stress. 
 
Business Transfers 
 
Employers' and employees' rights and obligations in Mergers and Acquisitions and Transfers of Business 
 
Disputes and Strikes 
 
We advise our clients on Industrial Relations disputes and related legal matters, dispute resolution, third-party intervention and representation. 
 
Executive Severance 
 
Negotiation of and advice on severance packages. 
 
Litigation 
 
Judicial review, injunctions, employment litigation including executive shareholders disputes. 

Contact us 

If you wish to contact our firm for legal advice on employment law, Partner Hugh O'Neill has extensive knowledge and experience in this area. 
Partner 
 
 
Phone: 01 873 2134 
 
Office Hours: 
Monday 9:00 - 5:30 
Tuesday 9:00 - 5:30 
Wednesday 9:00 - 5:30 
Thursday 9:00 - 5:30 
Friday 9:00 - 5:30