To further develop our employment capabilities across Ireland, we have joined forces with Northern Ireland’s leading specialist employment law firm to establish our Belfast office.
This provides clients with seamless access to the best employment law advice and wider complementary workplace, people and HR services across the UK and Ireland. Building on the success of our office in Dublin, this ensures we are best positioned to support our client’s evolving employment law needs across the whole of the UK and the island of Ireland.
Our team supports UK and international organisations looking for specialist advice in Northern Ireland in the following areas:
Further information on the services provided by our Dublin office are available here.
Managing your workforce across NI and RoI12 October 2021
Please join us on 12 October for our webinar on how to deal with the challenges that arise in managing employees who work on both sides of the border between Ireland /Northern Ireland (often in the same team) including:
Whistleblowing in Northern Ireland07 September 2021
Workers who “blow the whistle” on their employers have the right not to be dismissed or otherwise penalised as a result.
Northern Irish employment law overview: Adam Brett writes for Practical Law01 September 2021
Adam Brett’s practice note for Practical Law provides a detailed overview of employment law in Northern Ireland, highlighting key areas in which it differs from England and Wales.
Termination of employment in Northern Ireland31 August 2021
Terminating employment can create a plethora of unwanted issues for the employer, including claims of wrongful or unfair dismissal.
Recent changes in employment law in NI from April 202113 April 2021
Set out below are various employment law changes due to come into effect from April 2021 in Northern Ireland.
Brexit: Implications for NI Employers of EU Nationals22 January 2021
The Brexit implementation period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020, and with it, free movement of persons in the EU also came to an end. This is despite the fact that the EU-UK Trade & Cooperation Agreement (TCA) was agreed between the UK and the EU on 24 December. Therefore, it is important to understand the new immigration rules that apply to EEA and Swiss nationals wishing to visit or work in Northern Ireland and vice versa.