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Caoimhe Heery

Partner
Practice Areas

Employment Law

Profile

Caoimhe is a partner in the firm’s Employment Law team. She has over 15 years of employment and litigation legal experience in Ireland and the UK having trained and worked in a trade union law firm in England and Scotland before returning to join William Fry in Dublin in 2007. Prior to joining Flynn O’Driscoll she was a Senior Associate in the Employment Group in Ronan Daly Jermyn for over 8 years.

Caoimhe has extensive experience providing commercial and strategic legal advice on all aspects of both contentious and non-contentious employment law. On the non-contentious side, she provides advices on issues such as redundancy to include collective redundancy processes, severances, grievance and disciplinary matters, absence management, disability, equality and protected leaves, performance management, temporary and contingent workers, protected disclosures and working time. She also assists clients with drafting and reviewing policies, procedures, handbooks and employment contracts.

Caoimhe provides corporate immigration advices to employers and employees in particular companies planning on establishing bases in Ireland or relocating employees here. She assists with obtaining Trusted Partner status, work permits, visas and stamps. She also provides advices in relation to compliance inspections by the Workplace Relations Commission.

In conjunction with her corporate colleagues, Caoimhe assists on M&A and insolvency matters. Having obtained a Law Society certificate in Pensions Law and Practice she advises trustees of pension schemes to include matters such as IDR procedures.
Caoimhe regularly provides tailored in-house training to clients on areas such as disciplinary and grievance processes, protected disclosures, bullying and harassment and stress, remote working and immigration.

On the contentious side, Caoimhe has defended and prosecuted a wide range of actions before the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court and Superior Courts to include employment injunctions, equality claims, unfair dismissals claims and industrial relations claims. She regularly advocates at hearings without the use of counsel. She is recognised for her expertise in the area of complex employment related personal injury proceedings (primarily bullying and harassment and stress).
Caoimhe is a committee member of the C.I.P.D. (West) branch and has also contributed to the IELJ, IRN and Legal Island. She has lectured on the Law Society Diploma in Employment Law and tutored employment law on the Law Society professional practice course. Caoimhe is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Law Society of England and Wales.

Caoimhe Heery

Partner
Practice Areas

Employment Law

Profile

Caoimhe is a partner in the firm’s Employment Law team. She has over 15 years of employment and litigation legal experience in Ireland and the UK having trained and worked in a trade union law firm in England and Scotland before returning to join William Fry in Dublin in 2007. Prior to joining Flynn O’Driscoll she was a Senior Associate in the Employment Group in Ronan Daly Jermyn for over 8 years.

Caoimhe has extensive experience providing commercial and strategic legal advice on all aspects of both contentious and non-contentious employment law. On the non-contentious side, she provides advices on issues such as redundancy to include collective redundancy processes, severances, grievance and disciplinary matters, absence management, disability, equality and protected leaves, performance management, temporary and contingent workers, protected disclosures and working time. She also assists clients with drafting and reviewing policies, procedures, handbooks and employment contracts.

Caoimhe provides corporate immigration advices to employers and employees in particular companies planning on establishing bases in Ireland or relocating employees here. She assists with obtaining Trusted Partner status, work permits, visas and stamps. She also provides advices in relation to compliance inspections by the Workplace Relations Commission.

In conjunction with her corporate colleagues, Caoimhe assists on M&A and insolvency matters. Having obtained a Law Society certificate in Pensions Law and Practice she advises trustees of pension schemes to include matters such as IDR procedures.
Caoimhe regularly provides tailored in-house training to clients on areas such as disciplinary and grievance processes, protected disclosures, bullying and harassment and stress, remote working and immigration.

On the contentious side, Caoimhe has defended and prosecuted a wide range of actions before the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court and Superior Courts to include employment injunctions, equality claims, unfair dismissals claims and industrial relations claims. She regularly advocates at hearings without the use of counsel. She is recognised for her expertise in the area of complex employment related personal injury proceedings (primarily bullying and harassment and stress).
Caoimhe is a committee member of the C.I.P.D. (West) branch and has also contributed to the IELJ, IRN and Legal Island. She has lectured on the Law Society Diploma in Employment Law and tutored employment law on the Law Society professional practice course. Caoimhe is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Law Society of England and Wales.

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