Our team is known for advising on the full range of legal issues that may arise during the employment relationship. The group has a strong reputation for resolving employment issues for corporate clients and public sector bodies and, where necessary, successfully defending their interests before the courts and Workplace Relations Commission.
We are commercially focused and accessible – believing we should always be at the other end of the phone.
Beauchamps' employment & benefits team was named Employment Law Team of the Year 2017 at the annual AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards, which recognise excellence in the legal profession in Ireland.
Benefit from our employment law compliance review
Navigating employment law compliance has become increasingly complex with the considerable amount of employment legislation in place in Ireland and recent decisions of the High Court in relation to employees rights to due process and fair procedures. For organisations this poses a range of challenges.
Our compliance review service reduces legal risk and improves the efficient management of the employment relationship.
On a wide range of employment matters including on its employment contracts, HR policies, day to day employment issues and TUPE issues relating to business acquisitions
On all its employment law requirements including on employment best practice, equality issues at recruitment stage, compliance issues that arise on a day to day basis and HR due diligence in relation to recent acquisitions
On its day-to-day employment matters
On the employment aspects of its acquisition of an Irish manufacturing business from Hasbro
A number of Institutes of Technology
On all employment law issues including fixed term contracts, protected disclosures, grievance and disciplinary issues
A number of senior executives
In relation to exit negotiations and severance payments
A large corporate client
In High Court proceedings against an employee to protect confidential and commercially sensitive information
On a nationwide restructuring and integration process which concerned the transfer of projects funded by Pobal from Community Development Projects (CDPs) to Local Development Companies. The legal advice was provided to over 60 individual CDPs and included advice on the application of the Transfer of Undertaking Regulations
Beauchamps provides an excellent service and outstanding expertise
The level of responsiveness is excellent and the lawyers have a very good understanding of our business.
This team has strong technical expertise and is led by a strong partner, Sandra Masterson Power, who is professional, efficient, and technically very strong.
We use Beauchamps across a number of sectors, primarily property and employment law. The expertise and knowledge available across these disciplines is of the highest quality. In particular Beauchamps consistently ensure that the appropriate core professionals are available to us and consequently have built up a knowledge base and understanding of our business that ensures a practical approach to the commercial realities that pertain while supporting this with the appropriate legal expertise.
The team is dedicated to provide a quick and early response at all times. The advice from the Employment team has been authoritative, easy to understand and therefore disseminate. The case management has always been top-notch with no detail overlooked. Keeping us regularly and fully updated has avoided any surprises or misunderstanding as we have occasionally experienced elsewhere.
Always available to offer professional expert advice. The company is exceptionally thorough and dedicated to their clients.
The team at Beauchamps is wonderful to work with. They make you feel like you are their only client and concern when you know they have many clients they are working with. They treat your employment inquiries or concerns with the upmost confidentiality and explain processes, procedures and Irish law in easy to understand steps. For our company not being located in Ireland, they would take the time to have phone calls and follow-up with neat outlines notes and templates we may need for our own processes. They are extremely cordial and pleasure to work with.
The team is very knowledgeable about the subject matter, provides detailed and in-depth analysis and recommends practical solutions.
Beauchamps have built a good understanding of our business, our culture, the personalities in our organisation, and are therefore in a position to provide effective advice in a timely manner.
Everything was explained and we were fully informed.
Beauchamps have always been very quick, clear and easy to use.
'Excellent standard of work' produced by the employment department, adding that it is a 'very efficient and responsive service'.
Always accessible. When you need advice on the spot, the lawyers are on hand and more than obliging to meet at the drop of a hat.
Dermot Casserly “has got us through some challenging situations. He can clearly understand the risks and explains how to overcome them at a level we are comfortable with.
The team talks you through the business issues and gives you real options - it lays out the commercial risks and gives you its point of view.
Within budget, on time, and very competent.