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ByrneWallace hosts 4th Annual Employment Law in the Public Sector Conference

Monday, 15 April 2019

On Tuesday, 9 April, ByrneWallace hosted the 4th Annual Employment Law in the Public Sector, in association with Legal Island. This half day conference brought together HR professionals and other managers working in the public sector to review the latest key developments in employment law, providing practical tips and guidance to assist those working in this area.

Key topics included:

  • Probation and Performance Management
  • Case Law and Other Employment Law Developments, including the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill
  • Recent Developments in Ill Health, Disability and Reasonable Accommodation
  • Gender Pay Gap and Other Employment Equality Law Updates

The panel of speakers included senior partners and lawyers from the ByrneWallace Employment Law Team with particular specialist expertise advising a diverse range of clients from the Public Sector.

Speaking about the conference, Michelle Ní Longáin, Employment Law Partner and Head of the ByrneWallace Public Sector Group said, “We are delighted to have this opportunity to host this important event again this year. We have a very long history, spanning over 30 years, providing legal support and specialist advice to the public sector. During this time we have developed a deep understanding of the environment in which public sector organisations operate. This means that we can offer tailored advice to meet the diverse needs of the sector, whether in respect of day-to-day operations, or strategic and complex matters. Our lawyers work collaboratively across multiple practice areas to provide a seamless and fully integrated service, advising across all areas of law.”

In recognition of the firm’s expertise advising the public sector, ByrneWallace was awarded Public Sector Law Firm of the Year both in 2017 and 2018 and has been described in the Legal 500 Directory as a “treasure trove of expertise” with “an excellent understanding of the issues and culture within the public sector”.

For further information on our legal services for the public sector,
click here, or employment law, click here, or contact a member of our Public Sector or Employment Law Team.