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Claire Macken

Associate, Cork Office

Claire is an Associate, 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

RDJ fields a very strong team with knowledge spread across the many diverse areas of employment law.
– Chambers Europe (2024)
They provide excellent explanations ensuring that, despite the complex nature of some matters, everyone involved understands and there is no ambiguity.
– Chambers Europe (2024)
RDJ provides a dedicated, reliable and friendly service which consists of expert legal knowledge tailored to their client specific needs.
– The Legal 500 (2024)