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People are at the heart of good business. It is vital that employers are guided through the significant challenges of employment and the breadth of legislation governing the Irish employment journey to ensure they build a talented and content workforce.

KPMG Law LLP gives you access to seasoned employment and immigration lawyers who combine strategic business insight with practical legal advice. We draw on decades of experience and an expansive network of labour lawyers to give employers a comprehensive and efficient service on all aspects of employment – from recruitment to terminations and litigious matters. We deliver complete solutions to deliver the best outcomes in areas including:

Recruitment & compliance

  • Employment contracts and handbooks
    • Current and compliant employment documents
  • Employment status and compliance audits
    • Confirmation and assurance on employees v. contractors
  • Employee benefits, incentive, and reward schemes
    • Formulation of all aspects of terms of remuneration
  • Organisation of working time and protective leave
    • Advice on all areas of employment compliance matters

Terminations & restructuring

  • Terminations, disciplinary and grievance matters
    • Advice on employee engagement matters and how best to terminate employment
  • Restructuring and redundancies
    • Advice on redundancy (and collective redundancy) obligations and entitlements
  • Transfer of undertakings
    • Commercial and practical application of TUPE legislation

Equality law & pay transparency

  • Gender pay gap and pay transparency matters
    • Specialist advise on all pay and pay equity matters
  • Equality and bullying and harassment investigations
  • Advice on gender, age and other equality matters, conducting workplace investigations

Employment litigation

  • Representing employers in the Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court
    • Efficient approaches to employment law claims to best deliver time saving and progressive outcomes for employers before the WRC, Labour Court and in mediation hearings

Immigration law

  • Business travel, mobility and immigration permissions
    • Employment permits, visa and residency requirements for living and working in Ireland
    • Business travel and other global mobility matters
    • Citizenship, EU Treaty Rights and other long-term permissions
  • Right to work checks and compliance audits
    • Reviews of workforce structure and immigration permission requirements

Contact the team

john given

John Given

Managing Partner

+353 1 410 1298

michael moore

Michael Moore

Head of Corporate Structuring

aoife newton

Aoife Newton

Head of Employment and Immigration Law

sal nash

Salvador Nash

Head of Company Secretarial

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