Employment Law Ireland

Employment Law Ireland

Gain an understanding of Irish employment law in practice and acquire the knowledge and confidence to deal effectively with HR issues in Ireland

London: 14th September 2017
London: 27th February 2018

Price: £550 + VAT
   Special offers

This one-day workshop takes a comparative approach to Irish employment law, demonstrating at every stage the key differences in Irish employment law that overseas businesses should be aware of.

If your organisation is, or is likely to be, involved with the employment of staff in the Republic of Ireland then you need to ensure that you have an appreciation of key local Irish labour laws, as well as reliable information on employment conditions, policies and procedures.

Highlights include:

  • Comprehensive overview of employment law in Ireland - a comparative approach
  • Take away a working knowledge of Irish employment law and its practical application to real life scenarios
  • Learn how to handle HR issues in Ireland successfully
  • Be better equipped to advise colleagues on Irish employment law

Registration and coffee


Introduction and overview


Recruiting in Ireland

  • Equality issues
  • Pre-employment checks
  • Authorisation to work in Ireland

Terms and conditions of employment

  • Minimum wage
  • Working hours
  • Annual leave and public holidays
  • Pensions
Participants will have the opportunity to apply the law covered in practice using case studies.



Employment contracts

  • Part-Time Workers
  • Fixed-Term Workers
  •  Agency Workers

Leave entitlements


Workplace policies





  • Unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Employee injunctions
  • Severance/compromise Agreements

Case study work




Corporate events and employee relations issues

  • TUPE
  • Information and Consultation
  • Industrial relations

Questions and answers


End of seminar

Louise Harrison Louise Harrison

Louise Harrison

I am a solicitor in William Fry’s Employment department. I joined William Fry in 2005 as a Trainee Solicitor. 

I specialise in employment law.  I advise domestic and international companies on employment law issues including: employment law aspects of mergers and acquisitions, employment contracts, workplace policies and procedures, statutory rights and obligations, dismissals, disciplinary processes, redundancies (including the management of collective redundancies), employee information and consultation, the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations in outsourcings and business sales, consultancy contracts and post-termination restrictions.

Ciara Ruane Ciara Ruane

Ciara Ruane

I am a senior assistant in William Fry’s employment and benefits group.  I joined William Fry in 2009 as a trainee solicitor. I advise domestic and international employers on all employment law issues with a particular expertise in non-contentious matters such as the employment aspects of mergers/acquisitions and business transfers. I advise extensively on statutory compliance, workplace policies and procedures and contracts of employment. My practice also includes corporate immigration advisory work. 

HR directors, HR managers, employment law advisers, employee relations professionals. Anyone who has, or expects to have, responsibility for overseas staff in Ireland

Pre-course Questionnaire

Special offers

Multiple booking discount

Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.

Registered charities

You are entitled to a 25% discount on your booking if you are a registered charity. This discount will show on your invoice once your booking is submitted. You will need your charity registration number for the booking form.

Choose the right approach for you:

Headset Face-to-face attendance   Book online

The most valuable form of learning delivery continues to be the face-to-face classroom-based event. Engaging with expert speakers and fellow participants in relaxed two-way discussion in a distraction-free environment offers a valuable and practical learning experience.

All JSB programmes take place in top venues in central London and participants report that they greatly value the opportunities that these events provide for learning and networking.

House In-house delivery   Get in touch

For groups of 4 or more people, any of our seminars and webinars can be tailored and delivered in-house. We will adapt case studies to suit your organisational culture and specific challenges. We ensure that the learning is engaging, relevant and easily applied.

Our webinars are designed to be as accessible as possible for all participants.


To join the webinar you will need to have Java installed on your computer. You can download and install Java quickly and easily here.

We use Webex to deliver our webinars. It is entirely web based - all you will need is an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. There is no requirement to download any files to use the Webex system.


You can only listen to the webinar over the internet through the Webex system, for which you will need headphones or speakers. A conference call dial in option is not available.

If you have any queries or need technical assistance, please contact us on
+44 (0)20 8371 7010 or safe_mailto('enquiries@jsbonline.com', 'email us')}.

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