Elizabeth (‘Liz’) is a Partner in the Employment Law & Benefits team. She provides non-contentious employment law advice to clients ranging from the practical application of employment statute to assisting clients in drafting employment contracts and policies. Liz also has considerable experience in acting for clients in contentious employment litigation before employment law fora and civil courts.
Liz has advised on complex employee investigations to include those which have been instigated under an employer’s disciplinary, grievance, bullying and harassment and protected disclosures policies.
Liz also advises and acts for clients in industrial relations and health and safety matters.
Liz is a lecturer and tutor for the Law Society of Ireland and is asked regularly to speak at conferences on employment law and related topics.
A client describes Elizabeth as "extremely supportive on a number of complex queries. I would hold her in extremely high regard"
“Very accessible, easy to work with and her advice is very clear."
"Operates at a very high level"
"Extremely knowledgeable, diligent and detailed"
• Whistleblowing developments in Ireland
• The implications of the ECJ decisions on accrual of annual leave while on sick leave
• The law governing agency workers
• Mandatory Retirement ages – what does objective justification mean?
Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Member (and committee member) of the Employment Lawyers Association of Ireland (ELAI)
Member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association of Ireland (HSLAI)
University College Cork, B.A.
Law Society of Ireland ,
Honorable Society of Kings Inns, Diploma in Corporate, White Collar and Regulatory Crime