Employment and Pension Law

Advising Employers

Employment Law can be somewhat of a minefield. There are now significant legal obligations which, as an employer, you must comply with regardless of the size of your business. Aoife McCarthy, Solicitor has significant expertise in employment law.

At Douglas Law located in Douglas, Cork we offer competitive pricing packages in respect of the preparation and drafting of employment law documentation to meet the needs of your business. This will ensure that you are in compliance with employment legislation while safeguarding you against risk by having appropriate policies and procedures in place.

We advise employers in relation to the following: 

  • Contracts of employment
  • Termination of the employment contract
  • Redundancy
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work
  • Disciplinary policies and procedures
  • Employee grievance policies and procedures
  • Complaints of bullying, discrimination, harassment, victimisation
  • Representation before Rights Commissioners, the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the Circuit and High Courts
  • Selling/purchasing/transferring some or all of your business and the employment law issues which arise

For further information please contact Aoife McCarthy, Solicitor on 021 489 7256 or email aoife@douglaslawsolicitors.ie or complete this form and we will contact you. 

Advising Employees

If you are experiencing difficulties in the workplace, you may require the advise of an experienced employment law solicitor. Employment law is quite complex and requires particular expertise which we provide at Douglas Law Solicitors.

We have significant experience in the following areas-

  • Termination of the employment contract
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Bullying and Harassment in the workplace
  • Work related stress
  • Victimisation in the workplace, sexual harassment/discrimination/equality claims
  • Workplace accidents; Safety, Health and Welfare at Work
  • Redundancy
  • Non payment of wages
  • Employee issues regarding company insolvency
  • Workplace rights and fair procedures
  • Grievance and Disciplinary Policies and Procedures;
  • Representation before the Rights Commissioner, Employment Appeal Tribunal, Circuit Court and High Court

For further information please contact Aoife McCarthy, Solicitor on 021 489 7256 or email aoife@douglaslawsolicitors.ie or complete this form and we will contact you. 

Pension Law

At Douglas Law Solicitors, we advise trustees, employers and employees in the area of pension law.

Teresa O’Sullivan, Solicitor successfully completed the Certificate in Pension Law and Practice from the Law Society of Ireland in 2015.

We can advise you in relation to the following:

  • Trustees – in relation to their legal duties and responsibilities
  • Trustees – regarding potential liability to existing or future pensioners
  • Employers – on their rights and obligations in relation to pensions provided to their employees
  • Employees.

For further information please contact Teresa O’Sullivan, Solicitor on 021 489 7256 or email teresa@douglaslawsolicitors.ie or complete this form and we will contact you.