We are employment law and industrial relations specialists for both employers and employees.
Our experience is second to none and is reflected in the quality of the advice we provide.
John initially practiced in the area of employment and equality law with the Irish Business and Employers Confederation, and later with Matheson Solicitors, one of Ireland’s largest law firms, where he was made a Partner in 2005.
John has argued many cases for clients before the Rights Commissioner’s Service, the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the Equality Tribunal and the Labour Court. He has appeared with Counsel before the Civil Courts, most frequently the High Court, in connection with injunction applications, and with breach of contract and other related actions.
John also advises clients in relation to legal compliance, with particular emphasis on commercial restructuring, redundancies, and transfers of businesses, and the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions of businesses, including due diligence, warranties and indemnities.
The dogged John Dunne is the right man if you are in a fight. Strong advice, astute commercialism, and an impressive negotiation style.
Peter advises corporate clients and senior executives on a diverse range of employment issues including disputes, unfair/wrongful dismissal, application to restrain dismissals, discrimination, individual and collective redundancies and industrial relations.
Peter is a tough, yet practical commercial litigator. He has acted for clients in Commercial Court cases arising from shareholder/boardroom disputes in both private and public companies. He is also a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) accredited mediator with considerable mediation experience in the areas of employment and commercial dispute resolution.
Peter McInnes has a rare ability to explain things succinctly and in layman’s terms. Knowledgeable, tough, and practical – he highlights courses of action for the best and worst-case scenarios. One to have on your side.
Sinead provides pragmatic advice to employers and HR Managers in relation to work related disputes, internal grievance and disciplinary investigations and hearings, bullying and harassment complaints, stress and long term employee absenteeism, reorganisations, terminations and transfer of undertakings. She also reviews contracts of employment, bonus and incentive plans and HR policies and procedures.
Sinead is experienced at representing employers and employees before the statutory tribunals and before the civil courts for employment related litigation and injunction applications.
Sinead Likely is described as “exceptionally comprehensive in her advice and never makes impulsive or rash decisions”.