Ms Emma Richmond > Whitney Moore > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile
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Ms Emma Richmond
Dispute Resolution, Employment
Emma is partner in Whitney Moore’s Dispute Resolution team and co-Head of its Employment, Immigration and Pensions team. She is an experienced litigation solicitor, with expertise in defence litigation and dispute resolution, and with particular specialist expertise in employment and immigration.
Emma advises both employers and employees on all aspects of the employment relationship from appointment through to termination. She regularly appears, on behalf of clients, before the Workplace Relations Commission and the Courts representing them in a range of disputes including unfair dismissal actions, discrimination claims and breach of contract actions.
Emma also works closely with HR professionals and in-house management teams advising on day-to-day issues such as bullying and harassment, absenteeism, as well as restructuring and redundancies. She is an experienced public speaker and delivers seminars to clients and provides tailored training to in-house management teams in such areas as data protection, advising on the necessary steps to be taken by employers in protecting personal data collected in the course of their business.
With the growth in foreign direct investment in recent years, and with a number of multinationals as clients, Emma has developed her immigration practice advising on and processing work permit applications for corporate clients and processing foreign investors’ applications through the Immigration Investor Programme.
Admitted as a solicitor in 2004 and became partner in 2017.
BA (Hons). 1999, Trinity College Dublin.
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.