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"Patrick offers a great service and takes his time with clients to understand exactly what is being asked before proceeding with the instructions."

Chambers Europe, 2022

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"Patrick offers a great service and takes his time with clients to understand exactly what is being asked before proceeding with the instructions."

Chambers Europe, 2022

Patrick Walshe

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Patrick is a partner and head of the employment and pensions group.

Patrick’s experience in non-contentious employment law ranges from drafting contracts of employment and employment policies to advising on industrial relations disputes. He also advises our employment law clients in relation to health and safety issues, transfers of undertakings, equality issues and independent contractor arrangements.

 

His experience in contentious employment law runs from prosecuting and defending Workplace Relations Commission claims, participating in WRC conciliations to litigating cases in the courts. He also advises in relation to bullying and harassment claims, internal disciplinary investigations and unfair/wrongful dismissal claims.

 

Patrick advises a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors.  He is also an accredited mediator and is regularly asked to mediate in employment disputes.

 

Patrick Walshe has “the ability to see a commercial solution.” Chambers Europe, 2020

 

He also has extensive experience in commercial litigation and worked for a number of years in the commercial litigation department of one of Ireland’s largest “big 5” law firms.

 

Patrick has been cited as a top-tier Irish employment law expert in Chambers Europe.

 

Patrick contributes regularly to the national press and speaks at employment law conferences in relation to a wide range of employment law issues. He is the Law Society’s employment law lecturer on the Inhouse Counsel Diploma Programme.

 

 

 

 

 

quotes Patrick Walshe is a stand-out individual in my book. His advice is always robust and decisive, and infused with commercial pragmatism. He instinctively “gets it”, and this shows in the results that he achieves time after time. Legal 500

Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association
Public Affairs Ireland
IBEC
Employment Law Association of Ireland
Irish Society for Labour Law
European Employment Lawyers Association
Irish Health and Safety Lawyers Association

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