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          Employment

          With people at the heart of every successful business, juggling the ever-changing legislative framework and making the most of your people can be challenging.

          At DWF, we have one of the largest Employment teams in the country. Operating across 10 offices, we act for a broad range of clients, from local SME's to FTSE 100 businesses, advising HR teams, in house lawyers, as well as the business direct.

          "I've found the service to be of an extremely high quality. I would have no hesitation instructing them on significant matters, and equally I would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."
          – Client testimonial via Chambers & Partners

          We offer the full range of Employment Law services, from the day to day to the strategic and niche, supported by a range of specialist services.

          Our ambition is to be recognised as the leading Employment practice in the UK and Ireland.

          What clients get:

          • Practical advice clearly and concisely communicated
          • First class, friendly service
          • Value, with no surprises

          We put the client first and we support each other to do that.

          Legal Insight

          Ireland: Gender Discrimination in Promotion

          01 November 2019

          In the recent case before the Workplace Relations Commission, Pamela Brennan v BOM Scoil Mhuire agus Iosaf Junior School, a female teacher, who held the role of Deputy Principal, was awarded compensation in the amount of €93,498 after it was held that she was discriminated against on the grounds of gender in relation to a promotion.   

          Meet our team

          Helga Breen

          • Partner // Head of Employment (London)

          Michael McLaughlin

          • Partner // Head of Employment

          Kirsty Rogers

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Manchester) & Head of Client Development

          Joanne Frew

          • Partner // Head of Employment (Manchester)

          Tim Scott

          • Head of Employment (Liverpool) // Partner

          Kate Meadowcroft

          • Director // Head of Employment (Birmingham)

          Marcus Kissel

          • Partner // Certified Attorney for Employment Law // Head of Employment (Germany)

          Thorsten Kuehnel

          • Senior Associate
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