Mr Ger Connolly > Mason Hayes & Curran LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
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Employment Law & Benefits Department.


Ger is a partner in Mason Hayes & Curran’s Employment Law & Benefits team. He advises employers in the public and private sector on all employment law and industrial relations issues. Ger acts for clients in various employment claims such as unfair dismissal, equality/discrimination, occupational stress, fixed-term and part-time work, restraint of trade, strikes and picketing.

Ger has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of the termination of employment including redundancy and collective redundancy, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal. He provides expert support to the firm’s corporate clients on the various employment law issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions. This includes in-depth due diligence exercises, compliance reviews, negotiating employee-related indemnities and warranties and advising on the applicability of the European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003.


Member of the International Labor Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA); Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA); Member of the Association of Employment Lawyers Ireland (ELAI).


University College Dublin, BCL; University College Dublin, Diploma Employment Law; Member, Law Society of Ireland.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Employment

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP provides ‘comprehensive, fast, precise and accurate’ advice to clients on complex employment law matters. In 2020, its work included industrial relations disputes, large scale redundancies and investigations into employee misconduct. The team also represents employers in litigation before the High Court and Workplace Relations Commission. Practice head Melanie Crowley, who is ‘excellent’, was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of the American Employment Lawyers Council. Ger Connolly specialises in litigation and TUPE. Senior associate Orla O’Leary is also recommended.