Eibhín Stapleton

Éibhín Stapleton

Solicitor, Cork Office

Éibhín is a Solicitor, practising as part of the Employment Team. She has experience in advising clients across various sectors, in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law.

Éibhín regularly reviews contracts of employment, company handbooks, policies and procedures and tailors them to meet the specific needs of our clients.

She has also been involved in defending employment-related proceedings that come before the Workplace Relations Commission and recognises the importance of providing clients with practical and commercially sensible advice in approaching the defense of those claims. Éibhín has experience in advising clients on complex issues arising under the Organisation of Working Time Act and various issues associated with protected leave in the workplace.

Éibhín is a regular contributor to the Legal Island email service.


University College Cork (BCLF Law and French)
Utrecht University (LLM European Law)


Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

An employer is free to terminate an employee’s employment for no reason during probation and, even where it relates to poor performance, the employer is not obliged to observe fair procedure but where the termination is for misconduct fair procedures must be observed.
– No-Fault Dismissal (Insight)
Professional , attentive, competent and always looking out for what was best for us.
– John Mee, Sidero
Richard Martin is articulate without being slick and has the confidence to go off script, if not off-piste. He is frank and his answers appear considered rather than contrived. He is the sort of person you would trust to deliver bad news.
– Francesca Comyn, Legal Editor, The Currency