Employment Law

If you have a problem in the work-place, we can help. Whether as an employee or employer, we will provide you with the best advice and representation should a dispute arise.

What is Employment Law?

The area of Employment Law is challenging as it is governed by multiple pieces of legislation, both domestic and European. We understand the complexities of the workplace and views can become entrenched in disputes arising from same. We strive to advise our clients in a clear and concise manner.

The most common types of employment cases involve unfair dismissal, payment of wages or claims under equality law. Whether its before the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court or otherwise our team will protect your rights and interests.

Our Areas of Expertise

Unfair Dismissals

Employees who believe they have been unfairly dismissed may be entitled to seek compensation or other remedies through the Workplace Relations Commission.
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Employees who experience inequality in the workplace may be entitled to legal remedies under Employment Law. We can provide legal advice and representation to help employees understand their rights and take action to address any instances of inequality or discrimination in the workplace.
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Discrimination can take many forms, such as unequal pay, harassment, bullying, or denial of opportunities for career advancement. Under Employment Law, discrimination in the workplace is prohibited, and employees who experience discrimination may be entitled to legal remedies.
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Payment of Wages

McGuigan Solicitors can help employees understand their legal rights and options for addressing issues related to payment of wages, such as non-payment, underpayment, or disputes over wages owed.
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Redundancies can happen for a variety of reasons and McGuigan Solicitors can provide legal advice and representation to employees who have been made redundant, by helping you understand your legal rights and options for seeking fair compensation or remedies.
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Contract Advice

McGuigan Solicitors can assist in drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and enforcing contracts to ensure that they are legally binding and enforceable.
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Our Approach

At McGuigan Solicitors LLP, we comprehend the importance of clear communication and meticulous attention to detail, particularly in sensitive areas such as Employment Law. Our experienced team, proficient in this specific area of Irish law, consistently enhances our services, personalising them to meet the unique needs and situations intrinsic to these delicate employment matters.

We develop customised strategies to navigate the complexities of employment law, partnering with our clients to meet their individual expectations and objectives. This hands-on approach ensures we’re consistently available, guiding our clients through the nuanced landscape of employment issues and potential opportunities within their cases. Our partner-led services uphold the highest standards, providing a unique experience that deftly guides clients through the intricacies of Irish Employment Law, always aiming for their satisfaction and the successful resolution of their employment disputes.

Our Employment Law Team


Eoin McGuigan


Tracey Rowan
Legal Executive


Employment Law regulates the relationship between employers and employees, covering a wide range of matters from contract disputes, unfair dismissals, to discrimination in the workplace. An employment law solicitor can provide expert advice, representation, and help you navigate through the complexities of these legal issues. They can negotiate on your behalf, represent you in tribunals and court proceedings, and ensure your rights are protected under Irish law.

You should consider hiring an Employment Law solicitor if you believe you’ve been treated unfairly at work, if you’re facing dismissal or redundancy, or if you’re dealing with issues related to your contract of employment. You may also need a solicitor if you’re an employer dealing with complex employee disputes, changes in employment legislation or need assistance drafting employment contracts, policies, and procedures. In all cases, it’s best to seek legal advice as early as possible to ensure the best possible outcome.

Once you’ve decided to hire an employment law solicitor, an initial consultation will be arranged to discuss your situation in detail. This will allow the solicitor to understand your case, provide preliminary advice, and outline the potential steps moving forward. If you decide to proceed, they will represent you in discussions with your employer or the other party, and, if necessary, in court or before an employment tribunal. They’ll guide you throughout the process, ensure that all paperwork is properly prepared, and keep you informed about the progress of your case.

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