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Hayes solicitors LLP

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What the team is known for

Strongly rated group advising employers on complex issues. Assists with the implementation of workforce reorganisations or redundancies on behalf of clients needing to downsize or to relocate employees. Has experience on both the plaintiff and employee side of unfair dismissal claims. Advises on discrimination claims and assists with litigation seeking to enforce restrictive covenants against former executives. Acts for a mixture of multinational corporations, charities and state organisations. Possesses additional capabilities in mediation and alternative dispute resolution concerning employment issues.

Strengths

One source states that the lawyers "are clear and concise in providing advice," while another states: "They go beyond merely providing information; they give strong, personalised support."

"The team members are very proactive and follow up very quickly on matters,"says another interviewee.

Work highlights

Defended TK Maxx in several cases relating to allegations of discrimination.

Notable practitioners

Anne Lyne is particularly active in discrimination cases relating to age and gender, offering additional experience in unfair dismissal claims. She also advises on disciplinary processes and restructuring-related employment issues.

Leading practitioner Breda O'Malley is described as "extremely experienced and emotionally intelligent in dealing with clients" by one source, while a second reports that "she always provides clear and incisive advice." She represents both employers and plaintiffs in a range of collective and individual employment law matters.

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Overview

Hayes Employment Law Group is renowned for its excellence, providing clients with practical, user friendly, strategic, commercial options to their employment issues. Hayes advises on individual and collective employment matters, from recruitment to termination, including post termination risk issues. Hayes offers services across several sectors, public and private, supporting organisations in:-

  • Restructuring & Redundancy
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Outsourcing/changing service providers  - Transfer Regulations
  • Mediation/dispute resolution/litigation
  • Industrial relations/trade disputes/industrial action
  • EWC/ & EEF local expert advisors
  • Performance management/dismissals
  • Capacity/Disability
  • Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants & Confidentiality
  • Data protection
  • Corporate transactions

Our Employment Law Partners are centrally involved in expert leadership groups in Irish employment law - Anne Lyne is Chair of the Irish Employment Law Association and Breda O'Malley is a member of the Irish Law Society Expert Group on Employment & Equality Law and is also on the Council of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association. 

Employment

Hayes solicitors LLP

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Location

Lavery House

Earlsfort Terrace

Dublin

County Dublin

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Employment


Breda O'Malley
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