Mr John Lynch > Whitney Moore > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Whitney Moore
2 Shelbourne Buildings
Crampton Avenue
D04 W3V6

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Employment, Pensions and Immigration


John’s practice is in the area of litigation and employment, benefits and pensions law. He is the firm’s Managing Partner.  He advises a range of businesses and organisations on commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes, contract claims, specific performance and insurance litigation.  He also advises on all aspects of employment law, including redundancies, disciplinary procedures and the termination of senior executives’ service contracts.


Admitted as a solicitor, 1992; Partner since 2000; Managing Partner since 2017.


Law Society of Ireland; Employment Law Association of Ireland.


BCL 1988, University College Dublin; C. Dip. Accounting & Finance, Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Employment

Whitney Moore has a strong track record in complex employment law work, including whistleblowing cases, serious disciplinary matters and matters arising from corporate transactions. In addition, the team has been notably active in matters connected with the Covid-19 pandemic, including the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme, reopening of businesses and redundancies. The practice is now jointly led by Emma Richmond and Marie-Claire Scullion. Managing partner John Lynch also advises on a wide range of matters.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

The team at Whitney Moore handles a range of dispute resolution matters, with particular specialisms in areas such as aviation and the motor industry. The litigation practice also acts alongside the firm’s other teams, including the data protection and intellectual property departments, to handle disputes in these areas. Aoife Murphy became head of the team in July 2020 and specialises in patent litigation, which she handles alongside Robin Hayes. Former practice head John Lynch continues to have a broad commercial litigation practice.