Aisling Muldowney


Employment Counsel, Ireland

About Aisling Muldowney

Aisling advises both domestic and international clients in relation to a variety of both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues and has developed a particular expertise in issues facing employers utilising the services of atypical workers, such as fixed-term employees, agency workers and independent contractors. She has a keen interest in the retail sector and is the day-to-day legal advisor for a number of retail clients.

On the non-contentious side, she regularly provides strategic and practical advice to clients in respect of corporate restructurings, redundancy procedures, harmonization of employee terms and conditions, and advising on the employment aspects of mergers, acquisitions and large global outsourcings.

In addition, she regularly advises HR professionals on a range of employment related issues such as managing difficult employees in areas such as disciplinary procedures, performance review, how to handle grievances and employees on long-term sick leave, and incidents of alleged bullying and harassment.

On the contentious side, Aisling has acted for a range of public and private sector clients in respect of unfair dismissals, personal injuries, injunctions and judicial review proceedings and represented employers in the High Court and Employment Appeals Tribunal.

Aisling has assisted a large multi-national with a project to harmonize the template employment contract and employee policies across its businesses.

Aisling has developed an expertise in data protection and advises both domestic and international clients on obligations in this area.

Aisling regularly contributes to employment law publications. In addition, Aisling has experience with presenting to clients on data protection issues on topics such as Managing Access Requests, Social Media and the issues to be faced when employees use their own electronic devices in the workplace.