ALG's market leading, top tier employment practice group is the largest dedicated employment group in Ireland.

We provide innovative, pragmatic and commercial solutions to complex HR issues in the context of the most high profile contentious and non-contentious matters. Our combined Dublin and Belfast teams work seamlessly and collaboratively with in-house counsel, HR departments, senior management teams and corporate boards on the full spectrum of HR and industrial relations matters that corporate employers in Ireland need to address. 

Our experts regularly advise on:

  • day-to-day employment law matters
  • employment litigation and mediation
  • HR investigations
  • design and roll out of employment contracts and policy frameworks
  • industrial relations issues
  • crisis management scenarios
  • corporate transactions and outsourcings
  • regulated employment issues and regulatory remuneration frameworks
  • corporate immigration
  • health and safety
  • whistleblowing
  • data protection and privacy related matters. 

We are widely regarded for our collaborative approach when advising clients and work seamlessly with colleagues in other specialist teams such as pensions, share schemes & incentives, data protection and white-collar crime. This ensures clients have access to subject matter experts across a broad range of fields, with support provided in a coherent, structured and prompt fashion.  


  • NatWest

    on the employment aspects of the wind down of Ulster Bank and related asset sales to AIB and PTSB.

  • Tesco Ireland

    on the employment aspects of its acquisition of Galway-based grocery retailer Joyce’s Supermarkets.

  • A large hospital

    on a complex, sensitive and high profile investigation involving senior management.

  • An international financial institution

    on the negotiated exit of the managing director of its Irish subsidiary.

  • A NASDAQ listed company

    in successfully obtaining High Court injunctive relief preventing the unauthorised use of confidential and proprietary information by a former employee.

  • A state owned body

    in defending statutory claims by multiple employees for redundancy payments.

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