Diarmuid Cunningham > Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP > Cork, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP
2 GEORGE'S QUAY
CORK
Ireland

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Employment

Position

Partner in our Dispute Resolution and Employment Departments.

Career

Diarmuid practises as a litigation dispute lawyer, employment lawyer and a specialised healthcare lawyer. He is a CEDR accredited mediator and focuses on early intervention to avoid or resolve potential claims at an early stage to avoid unnecessary costs and expenses

As a litigator, he advises many State Bodies and their indemnifiers and many national and international insurers in areas of employers’ liability, public liability, maritime and property claims.

In his role as employment lawyer, Diarmuid has featured in prominent and ground-breaking cases before the Labour Court, Employment Appeals Tribunal, Equality Tribunal, Rights Commissioner and the High Court and Circuit Court. He has advised many employers in the public and private sector on the policies and procedures required to comply with the myriad of legislative obligations imposed by statute and regulations. 

Memberships

  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Southern Law Association
  • Former member of the Employment and Equality Committee, Law Society of Ireland

Education

  • BCL, UCC
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Employment

Cork-based law firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP specialises in providing employment advice to public sector bodies, particularly the Health Services Executive. The practice handles contentious matters such as discrimination, penalisation and unfair dismissal claims. In addition, it assists clients with issues arising from redundancies and contractual matters, among others. Practice head Diarmuid Cunningham and Emily Sexton are the key contacts in the team.