Areas of Expertise:
Contracts of Employment Drafting, negotiating and reviewing employment and consultancy agreements and related contracts, secondment agreements and key executive employment agreements. Advising on restrictive covenants and their enforcement including post-termination restrictions, non-compete and non-solicitation clauses.
HR Policies and Procedures
Drafting, reviewing and revising staff handbooks including advice regarding disciplinary and grievance procedures, bullying and harassment.
Termination of Employment
Negotiating, drafting and reviewing termination and compromise agreements and severance agreements. Advising on disciplinary proceedings, dismissal, redundancies and termination of employment.
Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (TUPE)
Advising on employee rights and preparing documentation in respect of the transfer of employees in respect of a merger, acquisition or business transfer including advising on the information and consultation procedures with employees.
Rationalisation, Reorganisation and Redundancy
Providing advice to employers who wish
to rationalise their workforce through
redundancy, including collective redundancy, and advising with regard
to redundancy packages.
General Employment Law Advice
Advising on Irish employment legislation including acts relating to the organisation of working time, equal pay, health and safety, payment of wages, minimum notice and data protection.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may
not calculate fees or other charges as a
percentage or proportion of any award