Employment Law

Employees in Ireland are entitled to receive certain basic employment rights. These rights are governed by a range of detailed employment legislation.

If you are an employer or an employee, employment legislation will, at some stage, have an effect on you.

Gaffney Halligan & Co, have a dedicated employment solicitor to assist you and ensure that your interests are protected in accordance with the law. We represent clients in cases before the Labour Court, the Labour Relations Commission, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) and the Equality Tribunal. Our expertise also includes representing clients in relation to bullying and harassment cases.

We advise clients on all aspect of employment and human resources, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and putting grievance procedures in place.

We also advise clients on industrial relations, including collective redundancies and redundancy packages and transfer of undertakings.

For employers, contentious employment matters may arise from time to time and we can assist you with this if it does occur. Gaffney Halligan & Co., can also advise you on how to take proactive steps to safeguard your business against any further employment claims, including drafting the appropriate employment policies to suit your companies needs.