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Orlagh O'Neill

Belfast, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Employment , Education: Institutions
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Employment - Northern Ireland

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Orlagh O'Neill heads the employment department at Carson McDowell. She stands out for her work on employment disputes and regularly assists clients with unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.
"Each time I have asked a question she has been clear on the legal advice, and I like that she will consult with other members of the team if necessary."
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Education: Institutions - Northern Ireland

Band 1

Orlagh O'Neill is noted for her ability in various contentious matters, including discrimination claims and disputes involving the discipline of students. She primarily advises leading higher education institutions.
"Orlagh provides sound, pragmatic advice and has extensive experience in the wider education sector."
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Practice Areas

Orlagh heads up the Employment team at Carson McDowell, which is an employer focussed team representing a diverse client base including Ulster University, Royal Mail Group, Translink, Belfast Harbour Commissioners, and Phoenix Natural Gas. She is also involved in the firm’s education and charity law practice.

Career

Orlagh completed her professional training as a Solicitor with Carson McDowell in 1998. Since qualification, Orlagh has specialised in employment law and has advised some of Northern Ireland’s largest and best known employers. Orlagh became a Partner at Carson McDowell in 2009.

Professional Memberships

Orlagh is Chair of the Employment Lawyers Group of Northern Ireland, a member of both the UK and Irish Employment Law Groups (ELA and ELAI) and a regular speaker at annual employment law and education law update conferences.

Personal

Orlagh graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1995 with an honours degree in Law.

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Orlagh O'Neill

Carson McDowell

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