The Firm is renowned within the profession for its Employment Law practice which routinely acts and advises both employers and employees on work related issues to include:

  • Compromise Agreements
  • Discrimination
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Employment contracts
  • Employment policies
  • Equality claims
  • Health and safety
  • Industrial relations
  • Maternity and parental rights
  • Pension disputes
  • Public sector advisory work
  • Working time and payment of wages claims
  • Work-related stress issues
  • Unfair dismissal

We advise on all aspects of the employment relationship and routinely draft and advise on contracts of employment, policies and procedures, termination and compromise agreements, confidentiality agreements and codes of conduct. The Firm regularly engages in Mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Arbitration with a view to resolving work related issues/conflicts.

In more contentious issues the Firm represents parties in work related claims before the Workplace Relations Adjudicators and the Labour Court as well as before domestic and international Courts (the Circuit, High, Supreme Courts as well as the European Court of Justice). Such reliefs also include applications for Judicial Review and injunctive proceedings as appropriate.

Donal Spring, Paula Murphy, Aileen Fleming and Ailbhe Murphy won the inaugural Employment Lawyer/Employment Law Team of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2013.