Solicitor, Galway Office
Alan is a Solicitor, practising as part of the Employment team. Alan represents employers of all sizes and across all industries, advising on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment relation matters.
On the contentious side, Alan has acted in the defence of claims in employment-related proceedings and industrial relations matters in both the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court and understands the critical importance of adopting a pragmatic and commercially sensible approach to defending these type of claims.
Alan has advised on redundancies, disciplinaries, grievances and wrongful and unfair dismissals. He has experience reviewing contracts of employment, company policies and procedures, employment related due diligence and has also negotiated severance agreements.
Alan is a regular contributor to the Legal Island’s email service.
University College Dublin (B Business Law Hons)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
our go to firm for employment issues and advice– The Legal 500 (2022)
provides guidance in a manner that is easy for team members who are not qualified in employment law to understand– The Legal 500 (2022)
brings business acumen to all our conversations and the advice provided– Chambers Europe (2022)
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