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Claire Macken

Solicitor, Cork Office

Claire is a Solicitor, practising as part of the firm’s Employment team. She has extensive experience advising clients in the private and public sector on contentious and non-contentious employment law matters, including claims for unfair dismissal, equality and discrimination claims, personal injuries, redundancy and fixed-term legislation. She also provides advice on grievances, bullying and harassment investigations, and disciplinary and performance issues.

Claire also has a keen interest in alternative dispute resolutions and has gained vast practical experience of settlement negotiations and mediations.

She is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and Irish Women Lawyers’ Association. She also contributes to Legal Island’s publication service.


University College Dublin (BCL)


Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

The lawyers at RDJ are incredibly knowledgeable. With employment you want to de-escalate issues before they become contentious, and they're great at understanding that. Their service is always top class in terms of accuracy
– Chambers Europe (2023)
advice and attention to detail is spot on and give real comfort when an employment issue arises
– 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)