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Tel:
Work +353 1 611 0000
DX:
105 DUBLIN
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Web:
www.whitneymoore.ie

Emma Richmond

Tel:
Work +353 1 611 0012
Email:
Web:
www.whitneymoore.ie
Whitney Moore

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Employment

Position

Emma is partner in Whitney Moore's Dispute Resolution and Employment, Immigration and Pensions teams.  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.

Career

Admitted as a solicitor in 2004 and became partner in 2017.

Education

BA (Hons). 1999, Trinity College Dublin.


Ireland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Managing partner and employment expert John Lynch leads the 'ultra user-friendly' team at Whitney Moore. Brendan Moriarty specialises in financial services litigation; Aoife Murphy focuses on IP matters; and Gerry Carroll is 'one of the stand-out practitioners to go to in aviation in Ireland'. Robin Hayes, Emma Richmond and Michael Ohle were promoted to partner. Recent highlights include acting for US Oil & Gas in obtaining a Norwich Pharmacal order from the High Court against two Irish internet service providers to identify users who had posted defamatory comments online.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Whitney Moore offers 'high quality expertise' under the leadership of its practice head John Lynch, who is 'full of integrity' and is 'rightly sought-out widely'. His recent work included acting on a number of matters pertaining to senior executive severance arrangements. Emma Richmond, the firm’s 'very personable' corporate immigration expert, supported a vehicle glass repairing company's HR department in reviewing all HR documents and implementing policies and notices to guarantee GDPR compliance. The team 'talks through your options on employment law issues' and 'raises areas of concern that you may not have thought of'.

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