Aoife Gallagher Watson is a senior associate in A&L Goodbody's Employment group, specialising in the areas of employment and work health and safety law. Her practice is comprised of both contentious and non-contentious work.
She advises clients on all aspects of employment law including; conducting new hire and termination negotiations, advising on disciplinary/grievance matters and workplace investigations, advising on employment aspects of corporate transactions, defending claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination and injunction applications and advising on employment issues arising in regulated industries. Aoife also assists clients with their work health and safety obligations, providing advice and guidance on employer duties, assessing policies/procedures for statutory compliance, advising on and responding to regulatory notices, requests and investigations, defence of individual and corporate prosecutions, and advising on work health and safety aspects of corporate transactions.
Aoife works closely with her clients to achieve tailored, practical and commercial solutions to the multitude of issues that can arise in the areas of employment and safety law. She is admitted to practice in the Republic of Ireland, the Supreme Courts of NSW and Victoria, the Federal and High Courts of Australia and the High Court of New Zealand.