About Sandra

Sandra is a partner and head of our employment and benefits team. Sandra provides legal advice and business risk support to key clients, managers, directors, CEOs and Board members within the private sector and public sector across a range of contentious and non-contentious employee, governance and business-related areas and issues.  

Prior to joining the firm, Sandra was an employment partner and head of knowledge, learning and development at another Irish law firm.

Recent experience

  • All areas of employment law including interview and recruitment processes, service contracts, terms and conditions of employment, union/management agreements, employment equality legislation, unfair dismissals legislation, redundancy legislation and transfer of undertakings legislation
  • Industrial relations injunctions and general industrial relations issues
  • Statutory and constitutional issues involved in disciplinary processes and/or internal investigations and disciplinary and regulatory proceedings
  • Representation in contentious matters before the High Court, Supreme Court, Circuit Court, WRC and Labour Court
  • Pension issues and obligations of employers under pension legislation
  • Alternative methods of dispute resolution (ADR) and in particular, mediation as a method of resolving workplace and organisational disputes
  • Administrative Law matters including functions and responsibilities of accounting officers of statutory bodies and advising regarding functions and responsibilities of statutory body
  • Judicial review applications
  • Health and safety legislation in the context of prevention of bullying in the workplace but also generally in the context of risk assessment, hazard identification and safety statements
Sandra Masterson Power is a partner and Head of the Employment Team. Sandra is a superb lawyer. She has a mix of top class technical expertise, superb drafting skills and always provides strategic advice to her clients.
Legal 500 2022
Sandra is an excellent employment lawyer; she is technically very strong as well as being strategic and practical.
Chambers & Partners Europe 2022
She can always see the bigger picture and understands her client very well.
Chambers & Partners Europe 2022
Sandra Masterson Power is expert in her field and we value her advice which is always well reasoned, pragmatic, strategic and solution focused.
Legal 500 2021
Sandra Masterson Power recently helped us with some employment issues. Sandra helped us out a short notice during a busy period and always gave it her full attention, while maintaining a very high level of professionalism throughout. She was able to explain legal problems clearly and concisely, which helped with our decision making.
Legal 500 2021
In my opinion, an exceptional Solicitor is one that can make a complex situation, simple, and one that provides advice that is at all times commensurate to the facts of the case. Sandra Masterson Power fulfils this. A truly exceptional Solicitor.
Legal 500 2020
This team has strong technical expertise and is led by a strong partner, Sandra Masterson Power, who is professional, efficient, and technically very strong.
Legal 500 2020