About Patrick Walshe
Patrick is a partner in 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 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.