Employment & Incentives

A&L Goodbody's Employment and Incentives practice in Belfast delivers technically excellent and commercially pragmatic legal advice to both domestic and international businesses as well as to public and private sector organisations. Our combined Belfast and Dublin team advises human resource departments and management teams on strategic and general employment matters. We advise on the design and implementation of contracts, handbooks, policies and provide guidance on the changing statutory landscape for our clients. We are solution focused on managing challenges and minimising risk, to ensure employers are best supported in the management and resolution of employment and issues.


  • Tribunal and High Court Representation
  • Drafting, Maintenance and Training on HR Policies and Protocols
  • Trade Union Recognition and Relationship
  • Service Agreements
  • Employment Transactional Advice on Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Transactions
  • Discrimination Awareness and Training for Management
  • Policies and Procedures


  • Allstate NI

    on all strategic employment matters of corporate governance, Tribunal representation, equal pay and the Modern Slavery Act compliance regime.

  • Citigroup

    on all employment matters in Northern Ireland including the defence of industrial tribunal claims and workforce planning.

  • Apple Inc.

    on employment advices including acting in the defence of industrial tribunal claims.

  • George Best Belfast City Airport

    on employment matters including the application of TUPE and the service pension change regulation.

  • Sensata Technologies Limited

    on all strategic ad–hoc day to day employment matters.

  • AS Watson Group

    on its Superdrug and Savers Health & Beauty retail stores in defending industrial tribunal claims.

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