Mr Terence McCrann > McCann FitzGerald > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

McCann FitzGerald

Work Department

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Employment


Terence is Head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Litigation Group.

He advises employers on all aspects of employment, equality and industrial relations law and has extensive experience dealing with employment cases before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), Labour Court and the courts including employment injunctions and litigation.

Terence gives strategic advice to Boards on disputes and issues arising with senior executives. He also carries out reviews and investigations for Boards and delivers Reports.

Terence advises on whistleblowing related issues and the application of Protected Disclosures legislation to whistleblowing incidents for organisations. Also, all aspects of the Digital Workplace and its relevance to social media policies and forensic workplace investigations.

Terence is a leading commentator on employment law issues and gives the keynote legal overview on all employment law developments in Ireland at the Annual Industrial Relations News (IRN) Conference. He is a CEDR accredited mediator and has participated in mediations and acted as a Mediator.


Qualified in 1986


Graduate of University College, Dublin (BCL).

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > White-collar crime

McCann FitzGerald‘s white-collar criminal law practice has a proven track record in  complex, high-stakes work for clients in both the private and public sectors. Recent work has included cross-border litigation involving allegations of criminality, conducting internal investigations for companies, and representing clients in investigations by regulators. The practice is led by Terence McCrann, who also leads the firm’s dispute resolution team. Brian Quigley has broad experience in this area and is currently advising on a number of multi-jurisdictional matters; Karyn Harty, Sean Barton, Michael Coonan, and Megan Hooper are also key contacts.

Ireland > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

Terence McCrannMcCann FitzGerald

McCann FitzGerald handles the employment aspects of corporate transactions, and on the contentious side, it represents employers in mediations, as well as matters before the Workplace Relations Commission and the High Court. The team’s clients include both public and private sector employers. The practice is led by highly experienced litigator Terence McCrannMary Brassil advises on employment issues arising from M&A, outsourcings and restructurings. Whistleblowing expert Stephen Holst is another key partner. Senior associate Donal Hamilton is active in contentious matters.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

Led by Terence McCrann, McCann FitzGerald‘s dispute resolution practice covers the full gamut of matters in this sector. The practice is adept at representing clients both in court and in arbitrations. In regulatory disputes, the team acts for companies and state bodies across sectors including transportation, telecoms and utilities. The sizeable team also includes Seán Barton, Michelle Doyle, Ciara Ryan, and Rosaleen Byrne. Helen Kilroy and senior associate Amy Brick are other names to note.