News & Events

Thursday October 13, Workplace Investigations - An Insider’s View

Workplace Investigations - An Insider’s View to be kindly hosted by McCann FitzGerald Solicitors, Riverside One, Sir John Rogerson Quay, Dublin 2. This will be a round table discussion and a real opportunity for ELAI members to gain a meaningful insight from experts who are leaders in this growth area.

Registration is at 6pm with a commencement time of 6.30pm – 8pm.

Our excellent panel of speakers will include;

• Bernadette Treanor- CEO of BEO Solutions, Bernadette is a former equality officer and highly experienced investigator in employment relation issues, including Dignity at Work, Protected Disclosures (whistle-blowers) and disciplinary procedures.

• Julie Fenton is Head of the Fraud Investigations Dispute Section of EY and an Assurance Partner with over 20 years in the delivery of professional services to clients to include forensic accounting, investigations and dispute resolution.

• Paul Glenfield is General Counsel and Head of Risk in Matheson having previously headed up the Employment and Equality Group and has many years’ experience in advising both employers and employees on the conduct of workplace investigations.

If you require CPD you can register on the day. As you know, ELAI relies on the generosity of its members to host their events and on this occasion, it would assist our kind host, McCann FitzGerald, to confirm your attendance by emailing Danielle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 - One Year On: High Level conference in UCD in conjunction with ELAI

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 - One Year On A full day conference will be held in the UCD School of law in conjunction with the Employment Law Association of Ireland on Saturday, 1 October 2016. This will be an excellent conference with an array of eminent speakers, as well as a full report on the ELAI Survey on the operation of the WRC. ELAI members can avail of a reduced conference fee of €100 for a full day conference. For details please see https://www.ucd.ie/law/newsandevents/events/theworkplacerelationsact2015-oneyearon/

Event: Legal Privilege and In-house Counsel - Thursday 16 June 2016

Event: Legal Privilege and In-house Counsel - Thursday 16 June 2016

UPCOMING EVENT on Legal Privilege and In-house Counsel:

ELAI will host an event entitled "Legal privilege and in house counsel". These issues will be discussed in the context of employment law. The seminar will be delivered by our overseas guest Paul Epstein QC and Kevin Kennedy from McCann Fitzgerald.

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Notice of AGM 2016

Notice of AGM 2016

NOTICE OF AGM 2016

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2016

ELAI's AGM will be held at the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 on Thursday, 7th April 2016 at 6.30pm. Delighted to announce that our guest speaker will be Alex White, SC and Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, who will give us an interesting reflection on:

"Election 2016 - what now for Employment Law and the Irish Workforce?"

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Event on the Workplace Relations Rules and Procedures

Event on the Workplace Relations Rules and Procedures

Following our very successful seminar at A&L Goodbodys on the Workplace Relations Act last year, we will hold our second event outlining the changes to the Workplace Relations Rules and Procedures at 6pm on Wednesday 10 February 2016.

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Submission to the Employment Lawyers Association UK on reforms of UK dispute resolution structures

The ELAI made a submission to the UK Employment Lawyers Association on the reform of UK dispute resolution structure. The ELAI provided a comparative perspective of recent developments in Ireland as follows:

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Seminar on recent legislative changes in Collective Bargaining, TCD, 3 December 2015

The seminar regarding the recent legislative changes in Collective Bargaining, is due to take place on 3 December 2015, between 6 – 8 pm. In attendance at the seminar will be John Douglas, General Secretary of Mandate Trade Union & Maeve McEwee of Ibec in what promises to be a lively debate of the topic.

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