Christine West

Mason Hayes & Curran

Senior Associate

About Christine West

Christine West is a Senior Associate specialising in Education and Employment Law.    She  advises clients in the education sector at primary, secondary and tertiary level, on a wide range of  employment-related matters, including recruitment of teachers, SNAs and ancillary staff, conduct of disciplinary hearings, dismissal, equality and discrimination, risk management, privacy and data protection and  compliance with both statutory and common law duties. Christine also  advises educational institutions in relation to admissions, suspensions and expulsions, child protection, bullying and dealing with complaints of staff and parents.

In addition to representing educational institutions in  contentious employment matters, including claims before the Labour Relations Commission, Equality Tribunal, Labour Court, Employment Appeals Tribunal, Circuit, High and Supreme Courts Christine also has acted for a number of  educational  institutions across all sectors in instituting  and defending Judicial Review proceedings.