We represent a wide range of businesses and lawyers operating across the UK and Ireland. Our team has considerable experience in providing guidance on the differences between NI employment law and other jurisdictions and practical advice on measures which should be taken. With team members who are qualified in both England & Wales and in the Republic of Ireland we offer our clients a comprehensive, multi-jurisdictional service.
Head of Department, Michael Black, is a Chartered Member of CIPD and holds a Diploma in Personnel Management along with an MBA. The team are members of the Employment Law Association and Employment Lawyers Group NI.
Chambers and Partners UK 2015 recommends our Employment team and notes “The advice they give us is measured, and they are sensitive to the work we do.” Chambers and Partners UK have also recommended Michael Black for his “commercial and practical” approach. Sources say he is “clearly an expert in his field” and “has the ability to understand the nature of our business, its key drivers and how our current HR situation is impacting upon it.”
Aisling Byrne has also been recommended on providing “valuable advice on employment issues” to clients, who find her “calm and collected and very personable.” The Legal 500 have commented that “Michael Black provides ‘important input’ on complex matters.”
- Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited
- Public sector clients such as the Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute and Victims & Survivors Service
- Charitables bodies includings Victim Support NI and Mencap
- Regional Colleges in NI
- The Consumer Council for Northern Ireland (CCNI)
- The Council for Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA)