Colleen Cleary established the firm in 2009. The quality of service and advice is driven by Colleen who has been acknowledged as a top employment lawyer by the Legal 500. Colleen leads a team of solicitors who have a range of experience in employment law, litigation, personal injuries and industrial relations.
Colleen is an experienced litigator and conducts her own advocacy. She is an adept adviser to her clients providing advice that reduces risk and exposures to legal claims. She combines commercial acumen with sound legal advice that enables her to guide her clients through the rigours of employment and partnership law, which adds value to their business or personal circumstances.
Colleen is a skilled negotiator and is an accredited mediator with CEDR. She is Chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and is on the International Committee of the American Bar Association, Employment Lawyers Association in the UK and British and Irish Chamber of Commerce. She is also qualified in England and Wales.
Regan is an experienced solicitor, having trained and qualified in a large commercial law firm and thereafter having spent two years working in the Dublin office of a large UK firm, joint-specialising in employment law and professional indemnity defence work. She is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and Employment Law Association of Ireland.
Regan has significant litigation experience. She conducts her own advocacy in employment matters, and case manages injunctions, personal injury and judicial review proceedings in the High Court.
She advises both employers and employees on all aspects of the employment relationship, both contentious and non-contentious. These include advising on non-contentious matters such as contracts, redundancy, data protection and business immigration. She also advises in respect of transfers of undertakings, disciplinary and grievance issues and dealing with complaints of bullying and harassment in the workplace, as well as penalisation for protected disclosures, and work place stress claims.
Maeve attended National University of Ireland Galway where she completed her Bachelor of Civil Law.
Throughout her penultimate year, Maeve served as a committee member of NUIG Law Society where she was instrumental in inviting key speakers to campus and promoting such events. Throughout this period Maeve also assisted in the Organisation of an International Housing Law conference.
After graduating in May 2012 Maeve secured a summer internship with a leading employment law firm in Galway. Maeve then moved to Dublin where she worked with an in-house legal team of a world-leading e-billing company.