Ronnie Neville


Ronnie is a partner in our Employment Law and Benefits team, advising a broad range of domestic and international clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters. 

Ronnie acts for numerous clients in the financial services sector. He provides strategic advice on restructuring, re-organisation and general employment-related matters. He also regularly advises on industrial relations issues and is an experienced litigator in the various employment law fora.  Ronnie frequently supports the corporate team in corporate transactions, including in the due diligence process and in drafting appropriate warranties and indemnities.

Ronnie is the go-to employment lawyer for various international clients like Danaher Corporation, Elavon Financial Services Limited, Veritas, Ralph Lauren, Dell, Xilinx, Essilor Group, BOC Gases and Whirlpool/Indesit. He is recognised both by his clients and by international legal directories as a leading employment lawyer who provides strategic, pragmatic and proactive advice.


  • Employment law
  • Industrial relations law
  • Litigation

Representative Matters

  • Advised various financial services organisations in relation to both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues over the last twelve months. Such organisations include Elavon Financial Services Limited, CNP Life, Bain Capital, Credit Agricole, Sarasin & Partners, Caceis (subsidiary of Crédit Agricole sa), and Amundi.
  • Defended a British multi-national in a Circuit court gender discrimination claim.
  • Acted for an international construction company in injunction proceedings to enforce post termination restrictions and retrieve and protect unlawfully taken company confidential information.


Chambers & Partners, 2021

Ronnie "goes above and beyond" for his clients. 

Legal 500, 2020

Ronnie is a “Recommended Lawyer”.

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

  • Moderated for the Diversity and Equality Committee at the International Bar Association’s Annual General Meeting in Rome, October 2018.
  • Regular speaker and moderator at International Bar Association conferences – moderated at IBA mid-year employment law conference in Montreal in April 2018 and moderating in Paris in April 2019.
  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution Département Français Employment Law & Benefits Law Employee Incentives & Benefits French Desk Food, Agriculture & Beverage TUPE Regulations

Professional Memberships

Senior Vice-Chair Diversity and Equality Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA)

European Lawyers Association

Association of Employment Lawyers Ireland

France Ireland Chamber of Commerce


University of Limerick, (BA)

Law Society of Ireland , (Dip Legal French)

University College Dublin , (Dip Emp Law)