Employment Law Solicitor Dublin
Blanchardstown, Castleknock, Dublin City Centre
Employment Law Solicitors Dublin | Carmody Moran Solicitors
Employment Law Solicitors Dublin specialise in addressing various employment law issues that can arise in the workplace.
Throughout the course of your work life, did you encounter wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, or bullying? Do you need guidance and advise on reviewing employment contracts, assist with wage and hour disputes, and ensure compliance with workplace health and safety regulations?
Employment Law Solicitors in Dublin also handle matters related to restrictive covenants, redundancy, and restructuring. Their expertise and support help individuals and businesses navigate the complexities of employment law, protecting their rights and ensuring fair treatment in the workplace.
Employment Law Solicitors at Carmody Moran Solicitors
We know that being an Employer can be one of the hardest aspects of running your business. Large companies have HR departments dedicated to ensuring the success of staffing arrangements but the obligations are no less in most cases for medium or small enterprises.
As your business grows, your risk grows, and that includes your valued team. Good frameworks however minimise that risk from staff policies, and contracts of employment, to arrangements as you grow such as transfer of undertakings, or adapt as the circumstances dictate as your business life varies.
Our expert employment solicitors are on hand to advise and guide, and defend and prosecute if necessary. Our skilled litigation team are expert at negotiating and alternative dispute resolution processes, and to take Court action if called upon.
At Carmody Moran Solicitors, our team of experienced Commercial Law Solicitors is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services across a range of practice areas including Commercial Law. Whether you require assistance with Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property Sales, Commercial Property Purchase, Commercial Leases, Commercial Re-Financing, Shareholder’s Agreements, Employment Law, or Succession and Estate Planning, we have the expertise to support your business needs. Helping you gain your business goals is our priority. Talk to us!
Frequently Asked Questions of our Shareholder’s Agreements Solicitors in Dublin, Ireland
What does employment law comprise and what is it intended for?
Employment law in Ireland refers to the legal framework that governs the relationship between employers and employees. It covers various aspects of employment, including contracts, working hours, leave entitlements, termination procedures, discrimination, and workplace health and safety.
When should I consult an employment law solicitor?
If you are an employer and require advice regarding your obligations under employment law, it may be advisable to consult with an employment law solicitor. This may help to avoid disputes or aid in resolving matters before they escalate.
If you encounter legal issues or complexities related to your employment, it is also advisable to consult an employment law solicitor. They can provide guidance, support, and representation to protect your rights and interests in various employment matters.
What are the basic rights of employees in Ireland?
Employees in Ireland have several basic rights, including the right to a written contract of employment, the right to a minimum wage, the right to rest breaks and holidays, protection from discrimination, and the right to a safe working environment.
What is the minimum wage in Ireland?
As of January 2023, the national minimum wage in Ireland is €11.30 per hour. This is due to increase in January 2023 to €12.70 per hour. However, certain exceptions and exemptions may apply based on age and experience.
What are the maximum working hours per day and week?
Adult employees in Ireland are generally allowed to work a maximum of 48 hours per week. There are specific rules and exceptions for young workers and certain industries.
What is the process for resolving employment disputes?
Employment disputes in Ireland can be resolved through the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The WRC provides a mediation and adjudication service to help resolve disputes between employers and employees.
Can an employer terminate employment without cause?
As a general rule, if an employee’s contract is terminated, the employer must have good cause. Wrongful dismissal or unfair dismissal claims can be brought against employers who fail to follow fair procedures or provide valid grounds for termination. Certain employees, such as those working under fixed-term contracts or on probation, may have limited rights to take a claim.
What is the procedure for filing a claim of discrimination?
If an employee believes they have experienced discrimination in the workplace, they can make a complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission within a specified timeframe. The WRC will investigate the claim and may provide remedies if discrimination is found.
What are the rules for parental leave in Ireland?
Employees in Ireland are entitled to parental leave, which allows them to take unpaid leave to care for their children. The entitlement varies based on the age of the child and the length of service with the employer.
When is an employment contract considered legally binding?
An employment contract is legally binding once both the employer and the employee have accepted its terms and conditions, whether it is in written or oral form. However, a written contract is recommended to avoid misunderstandings.
Your Expert Commercial Law Legal Team in Blanchardstown
At Carmody Moran Solicitors in Blanchardstown our experienced employment law solicitors are on hand to advise and skilled in handling all nature of commercial law in Dublin.
The Carmody Moran Solicitors Team in Blanchardstown has a combined total of in excess of twenty-five years of professional legal experience. Together with their associates, they aim to make the Court process as straight forward and navigable as possible while being on hand to alleviate their clients concerns and worries about going through the Court process.
Jim Downing is a senior member of the team at Carmody Moran Solicitors LLP. He has significant legal experience gained working with private client firms in Dublin before joining the team.
He is a highly skilled commercial conveyancer with broad Commercial Law expertise. He has a wealth of knowledge from his twenty years plus experience working in the legal field making him a private client specialist including the Employment Law practice area having handled literally thousands of cases on behalf of clients based in Dublin, Ireland & abroad.
Niamh Moran is one of the founding partners of Carmody Moran Solicitors and is a solicitor with wide ranging experience across all areas of general practice.
Niamh manages the family law, conveyancing in Dublin, and probate divisions of the practice. Niamh’s practice of law is extremely varied and she is regularly sought out for her expertise by clients and colleagues alike.
*While we have made every effort to provide accurate information, the law is always changing and it affects each person differently. This information is not a substitute for specific advice about you personally and it is not intended as legal advice. We will not be liable to you if you rely on this information. In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with Reg.8 of SI 518 of 2002.
You should note that no solicitor/client relationship or duty of care or liability of any nature shall exist or be deemed to exist between Carmody Moran Solicitors and you until you have received a written letter of engagement from us in which we confirm our appointment as your Solicitors.
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