Chambers Europe, 2018
His experience in contentious employment law runs from prosecuting and defending Employment Appeals Tribunal claims, participating in Labour Relations Commission 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.
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.
Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association
Public Affairs Ireland
Employment Law Association of Ireland
Irish Society for Labour Law
European Employment Lawyers Association
Irish Health and Safety Lawyers Association