James is Head of the Employment Law group. He advises domestic and international companies and senior executives on all aspects of employment law including drafting employment contracts and policies; the removal of board-level senior executives; outsourcings pursuant to the transfer of undertakings regulations; disciplinary and grievance procedures; bullying, harassment and work-related stress processes; and enforcing post-termination restrictive covenants. He represents clients before the employment tribunals and civil courts and regularly conducts his own advocacy. James also specialises in corporate immigration, advising on employment permit applications and appeals.
James joined Maples and Calder in 2011. He previously worked for a large Irish corporate law firm and before that for Wedlake Bell in London.
University College Dublin, Diploma in Employment Law, 2009
Trinity College Dublin, LLB (Hons), 1996
Professional / Civic Activities
James is a member and current Secretary of the Employment Law Association of Ireland.
2001 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
2001 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English Solicitor)
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