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70 SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S QUAY, DUBLIN 2, IRELAND
Tel:
Work +353 1 232 2000
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Fax +353 1 232 3333
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2 DUBLIN
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www.matheson.com
Cork, Dublin, London, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco
Matheson, Geraldine Carr, Dublin, IRELAND

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Geraldine Carr

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Work +353 1 232 2400
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Matheson

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Partner, Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department

Position

Geraldine is a partner in the Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group. She provides strategic, practical and commercially focussed advice to international and domestic clients on all aspects of employment law. Her practice spans a variety of sectors, including technology, financial services and pharmaceuticals. 

Geraldine has extensive experience advising in relation to the management of employees on a day to day basis, including the drafting and implementation of contractual documentation and employment policies and procedures, as well as guiding employers through crisis management issues in the context of workplace investigations, misconduct allegations, grievances, bullying, harassment, and performance management procedures.

Geraldine has particular expertise in advising clients on senior executive appointments and terminations, particularly in regulated industries, as well as case managing employment injunctions and defending claims before the Workplace Relations Commission, the Circuit Court and the High Court. 

She provides pragmatic advice on the employment law aspects of corporate restructurings, outsourcings, and individual and collective redundancy situations.

Geraldine worked with Matheson’s US client base from the firm’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices for six months in 2017 / 18.  As a result, Geraldine has a deep understanding of the key distinctions between employment law in Ireland as compared with other jurisdictions.


Ireland

Employment

Within: Employment

Very strong in advisory and litigation matters’, Matheson’s internationally oriented employment practice is ‘going from strength to strength’ and is considered a ‘go-to for anything which could reach the High Court because it has the depth, experience and resource to look after these types of claims’. In addition to handling major High Court cases, whistleblowing claims, industrial actions and workplace investigations, the team has particular expertise in European Works Councils and Brexit-related employment issues. ‘Absolute standout adviserNiall Pelly acted for fashion retailer Forever 21 in a sensitive high-profile collective redundancy. Department head Bryan Dunne provides an ‘excellent level of service’, and Russell Rochford is also ‘excellent’. 'Very experienced' litigator Geraldine Carr was promoted to partner in January 2019.

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