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    Experts in workplace investigations and impartial mediators

  • Global leaders in employment law

    Global leaders in
    employment law

CC Solicitors is one of the leading, specialist employment law firms in Ireland. Our partner-led team provide advice that is practical and tailored to our client’s specific needs. We understand that our clients require strategic advice that is not only timely but is legally sound, reducing risk and minimising exposure to legal claims. We provide legal advice and HR guidance to individuals, businesses, partnerships, multinationals and semi state bodies and trade unions.

Innangard International
Employment Law Alliance

Colleen Cleary is founding member and Chair of Innangard, an international employment law alliance. Our international collaboration and exchange means we anticipate trends and developments in HR, compliance and employment law. Through Innangard, we also help clients navigate the complex issues that can emerge in their jurisdictions or in cross border situations.

Colleen Cleary recognised as employment thought leader by Who’s Who Legal in 2023

Colleen Cleary has been recognised as a thought leader by Who’s Who Legal for her insights and expertise in the area of employment law. She has been referred to in WWL as “an outstanding employment law expert” who is “very experienced and excellent to deal with”. Who’s Who Legal uses recommendations of clients and private practitioners to […]

Ageism in the Workplace

Colleen Cleary shared a panel with leading employment law specialists at the American Bar Association (ABA) International Labor and Employment Law Committee in Amsterdam 30 April-4 May, 2023. The panel on ageism in the workplace was chaired by Judith Keyes and also included leading employment law and HR specialists:- Jason Marsili, Nicole Groves Bridgeforth and […]

Sponsor of Workplace Excellence Awards

CC Solicitors sponsored the inaugural Workplace Excellence Awards which celebrates organizations and professionals who are constantly striving for improvements and innovative solutions in the workplace to ensure happy and thriving environments. Colleen Cleary, Founder of CC Solicitors was a judge at the awards which were held in Dublin on 24 March. The winning businesses were: […]


Introduction of Domestic Violence Leave

December 1, 2023
The Parental Leave Act 1998 was amended with effect from 27 November 2023 to provide five days (over a period of 12 consecutive months) to employees for domestic violence leave. Employers are not responsible for domestic violence but are in a position to act as allies and recognise the impact on an employee’s capacity to […]

Work/Life Balance

August 16, 2023
The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 was signed into law on 4 April 2023. The overall aim of the Act is to introduce new rights for employees in order to support a better balance of work life, family life and caring responsibilities. Several of its key provisions including the right to request […]

Workplace Investigations – Choose your investigator with care

July 17, 2023
There is no specific legislation or required qualification to conduct a workplace investigation, hence the approach of workplace investigators is wide and varied. It is important to choose your investigator with care as well as having a well drafted policy in place, to ensure the investigation is conducted with the requisite skill. The importance of […]
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  • “Colleen’s expert knowledge of all areas of employment law and her ability to quickly identify the pertinent issues knows no limits. She is a take-charge person who is able to present practical solutions and communicate the benefits clearly to us.”

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Workplace Investigations

CC Solicitors Podcast · Episode 8 – The Do's and Don’ts of Workplace Investigations Listen to the team at CC Solicitors discuss the dos and don’ts in the life cycle of a workplace investig…

The Use and Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions (PTRs) in the Employment Relationship

Innangard · The Use and Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions (PTRs) in the Employment Relationship We are delighted to share Innangard’s podcast on the use and enforceability of post…

Menopause: The Next Horizon in Equality Law?

Innangard · Menopause: The Next Horizon in Equality Law? In this podcast special, the UK and Ireland members of leading international employment law alliance Innangard, together with guest atto…