About Antoinette Vahey
Antoinette is a Partner in RDJ's Employment Group. She has extensive experience providing practical and strategic legal advice to clients in a range of areas such as wrongful and unfair dismissal; discrimination; absenteeism and work related stress; performance management; temporary and contingent workers; collective redundancies; restrictive covenants and severance agreements. She also devises in-house training sessions and policies for clients in respect of grievance and disciplinary matters, dignity at work and social media.
Her clients include multinationals and indigenous companies in the pharma, med-tech, technology, retail and manufacturing sectors, together with leading Universities and educational establishments.
She has broad experience representing clients on employment claims in the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court and High Court together with gender discrimination claims in the Circuit Court. Having qualified as a mediator with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution in 2013 (specialising in employment and workplace disputes) she offers informed advice to clients involved in mediations. She has also been able to expand the firm’s offering for clients with an independent mediation service.
Antoinette has particular interest in the specialist areas of transfer of undertakings (TUPE ), Vetting and social media in the workplace. Antoinette is a frequent contributor to the Legal Island email service and is regularly invited to present at employment seminars and in-house training sessions.