Employment

Market-leading team of employment law solicitors with unrivalled expertise in Northern Ireland advising on employment law.

The Employment team at Carson McDowell is widely recognised as one of the leading in Northern Ireland.

Our employment lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to provide advice on all aspects of employment law for employers. Our clients, who span the private, public and voluntary sectors, tell us they value the quality and speed of our technical legal advice and our ability to provide strategic solutions which balance legal and commercial issues. Above all, they value the importance we place on investing time in getting to know our client’s business and building on personal relationships.

Partner, Orlagh O’Neill who leads the team has unrivalled expertise in contentious employment law matters and advising on sensitive workplace investigations. Partner, Rachel Penny is an acknowledged expert in matters such as TUPE and large scale redundancy/re-organisation programmes.

The employment solicitors team is best known for its impressive and ever expanding client list, its commercial and pragmatic lawyers and its ability to offer specialist contentious, non-contentious/advisory and ‘corporate’ employment law. Unsurprisingly, the Employment team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500 guide and Band 1 in the Chambers UK Guide.

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What we do

Drafting and Reviewing Employment Contracts, Policies & Handbooks

Defending Tribunal Litigation

Advising on Settlement Agreements

Mergers & Acquisitions

Grievance & Investigations

Industrial Relations

Performance Management

Restrictive Covenants

Restructures & Redundancies

Dismissals and Compromise Agreements

TUPE

Whistleblowing

Data Protection & GDPR

Bespoke training & webinars

Need to speak to an employment law expert?

Our Employment Law team has the experience and expertise to advise you on all aspects of your business’s employment law needs.

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