Cian Moriarty

  • Partner
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • City of London Law Society
  • International Bar Association
  • Employment Law Association of Ireland
  • Employment Lawyers Association (UK)
  • European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales, 2014
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2014
  • Diploma in Judicial Skills and Decision Making, Law Society of Ireland, 2019
  • Master of Arts (Sociology), University College Cork, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), University College Cork, 2007

Cian is a partner in our employment group.

Cian has acted for a large number of employers and employees, on various employment law matters both contentious and non-contentious. He advises both public and private sector clients in relation to all aspects of employment law. Cian also advises in the area of immigration and regularly assists employers to bring their employees to Ireland.

Cian’s experience in non-contentious employment matters includes:

  • Contracts and policies for senior employees and large organisations;
  • Redundancy procedures, including collective redundancies;
  • Workplace investigations, grievances and disciplinary matters;
  • Transfer of undertakings protocols and procedures;
  • All matters of immigration and employing foreign nationals in Ireland; and
  • Complaints before the Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court and at all court levels.
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Cian is a prominent member of our internal network of legal firms, Multilaw. He frequently advises on international aspects of employment law.

Cian is the vice-Chairperson of the Guidance and Ethics Committee at the Law Society of Ireland. He  also regularly lectures at the Law Society of Ireland.

Recent Work

Cian’s recent work has included advising:

  • An Irish plc in high court litigation against one of its senior executives;
  • A large public sector body in mediation with a large cohort of employees represented by their Trade Union;
  • A large multinational in relation to equality complaints and representing that client before the WRC;
  • A large public sector body in transferring a cohort of employees to a private sector body in accordance with TUPE;
  • An international construction sector company in relation to employment laws and immigration requirements for their Irish operations;
  • A large semi-state body in high court litigation with one of its senior executives; and
  • A prominent public sector body in relation to fair procedures in its dealings with various service providers under contracts of service.
Healthcare vertical
Philip lee public and regulatory sector
Employment narrow
Philip lee gallery public and administrative
Philip lee immigration sector