Siobhán LaffertySolicitor

Qualifications & Appointments
  • LLB (Euro)(Hons) from the University of Strathclyde in 2009
  • Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Glasgow in 2011
  • LLM from University of Glasgow in 2012
  • Professional Diploma in Employment Law from University College Dublin in 2019
Expertise
  • Employment Law
  • Professional Discipline and Regulation
Experience
  • Qualified as solicitor in Ireland in 2019 and qualified as a solicitor in Scotland in 2014
  • Joined Reddy Charlton in 2019
  • Particular expertise in Employment law and has a range of experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters
  • Also advises on Disciplinary and Regulatory law
  • In addition to practising in Ireland and the UK, she has also worked on employment law issues for the Falkland Islands
Recent Work Highlights
  • Advised a pharmaceutical company in High Court breach of contract proceedings
  • Advised recruitment companies on confidentiality and restrictive covenant issues
  • Advised a manufacturing company in relation to day to day employment queries including grievance and disciplinary processes, working time issues and contracts of employment
  • Representing clients on employment status claims before the Workplace Relations Commission
Committees/Appointments
  • Member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland
Languages
  • Spanish
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  • Notice of Fees for Appeals in Relation to Vacant Sites

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  • Vacant Site Levy – Increase for 2019

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