Emily Sexton > Comyn Kelleher Tobin > Cork, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Comyn Kelleher Tobin

Work Department

Healthcare & Employment


Partner in the firm’s Litigation and Employment Departments


Emily practises primarily in the healthcare area in the defence of clinical negligence proceedings, employer liability claims and public liability claims. Emily also advises employers in both the public and private sector in relation to employment matters to include legislative obligations and dealing with employment hearings. 

Prior to joining CKT, Emily practised as a Dispute Resolution Solicitor with a number of well-known firms managing a variety of cases including professional negligence matters, employment law, commercial litigation, contract disputes and land disputes.


  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Southern Law Association


  • B.C.L. (University College Cork)
  • Diploma in Employment Law (Law Society of Ireland)
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Employment

Comyn Kelleher Tobin‘s employment practice frequently acts for the Health Service Executive in contentious matters; recent highlights in this space include successfully settling an employment injunction matter. The firm also acts for University College Cork and several private business. The practice is headed by Diarmuid Cunningham and grew significantly in 2019, with the promotion of Emily Sexton to the partnership.