Colleen Cleary

Colleen Cleary
10 Pembroke Street Upper
+353 1 9058 680


Who's Who Legal Labour, Employment & Benefits

Colleen Cleary is the principal of CC Solicitors, a market-leading specialist employment law firm based in Dublin. Colleen leads a team of solicitors who provide commercial focused advice to a broad range of clients, including businesses, insurance companies, charities, PLCs, health service provider, trade unions and private individual clients. Colleen is a founder member of Innangard, an international network of law firms that was set up in 2015 and is experienced in providing cross-border advice and support to clients.

Colleen is also qualified in England and Wales and has previously practised in the City of London. Colleen is an experienced litigator and conducts her own advocacy. She is due to speak at the ABA Employment Law Conference in November 2018 in San Francisco on international employment litigation. CC Solicitors is also ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers (2018) and is noted for its “adept and savvy litigators”. The team has a broad and in-depth knowledge of employment law with experience of advising on workplace disputes; whistleblowing; terminations; corporate reorganisations and TUPE issues; data protection; industrial relations; team moves; bullying and harassment; business immigration; equality; gender pay issues; maternity leave; discrimination; and sexual harassment claims. Colleen has acted in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in precedent-setting cases on the payment of wages and injunctions proceedings preventing the termination of employment. Colleen is chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI) and an accredited mediator with CEDR. She is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA). In May 2018, she spoke at the ELA annual conference on sexual harassment, and at the ABA international labour and employment law mid-year meeting in Milan on the impact of immigration on the global workforce.

WWL says: Colleen Cleary is "a very experienced and highly capable lawyer" with a strong international employment practice.

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