Ms Catherine O'Flynn > William Fry > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

William Fry

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Employment & Benefits


Catherine is Head of William Fry’s Employment & Benefits Department. She advises on all contentious and non-contentious employment matters with a particular expertise in equality issues. Catherine also has significant experience advising clients in relation to confidentiality, restrictive covenants and severance related matters. Catherine has acted on behalf of a wide range of commercial clients and also regularly advises senior level executives.


Catherine has lectured and written extensively in relation to employment law matters. She is a committee member of the Law Society’s Employment and Equality Law Committee and of the American Chamber of Commerce Employment Law Working Group.

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Catherine O’FlynnWilliam Fry

William Fry advises on the employment and employee benefits aspects of IPOs and M&A transactions, and also represents employers in disputes involving issues such as unfair dismissal and discrimination. Elsewhere, the team has recently advised clients on Covid-19 issues, such as accessing government support, redundancies and immigration issues caused by border restrictions. Catherine O’Flynn leads the team, which also includes Alicia Compton and Jeffrey Greene. Ailbhe Dennehy joined as a partner from A&L Goodbody LLP in January 2020.