Mr Emmet Whelan > ByrneWallace LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

ByrneWallace LLP
88 Harcourt Street
Saint Kevin's
DO2 DK18
Ireland

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner.

Career

Emmet Whelan is a Partner in the ByrneWallace LLP Employment Team. He deals with a diverse range of employment issues for clients in various sectors including financial services, pharma, energy and technology.  Emmet is head of the department’s corporate immigration offering and a member of the firm’s UK Steering Group. He deals with foreign direct investment, particularly UK companies developing operations in Ireland. Emmet is also lead advisor to a number of significant public sector bodies and Government Departments.

Memberships

Law Society of Ireland Employment Law Association of Ireland European Employment Lawyers Association Committee Member of the Litigation Committee of the Dublin Solicitor Bar Association.

Education

Law Society of Ireland Employment Law Association of Ireland European Employment Lawyers Association Committee Member of the Litigation Committee of the Dublin Solicitor Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Employment

ByrneWallace LLP stands out in the Irish market for the wide variety of clients that it provides employment advice to, including state bodies, trade unions and prominent private sector companies. In addition to handling matters such as redundancies and employment disputes, the practice has recently been engaged in work related to the Covid-19 pandemic; this has included advising on immigration issues resulting from border closures and the impact of changes to regulations on employment. The sizeable team is led by Michael Kennedy. Other notable individuals include ‘pre-eminent practitioner’ Michelle Ní Longáin and the ‘highly experienced and competent’ Deirdre LynchLoughlin Deegan, Emmet Whelan and Elaine Kelly are also recommended.