Ciara Ruane

Ciara has practiced as a corporate employment lawyer in the Republic of Ireland since 2012. Ciara has experience of advising and representing international and domestic clients in all aspects of employment law in the Republic of Ireland. Ciara has particular interest in advising on TUPE queries, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, and assisting clients with corporate immigration and restructuring. In addition, Ciara regularly advises on day-to-day issues such as managing performance and disciplinary matters and has extensive transitional support experience.
Contributed to

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Republic of Ireland employment law
Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an introduction to employment law in the Republic of Ireland. In particular, it looks at the similarities and differences between employment law in the Republic of Ireland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It considers the categories of employment status, leave entitlements, the qualifying period and redress under the unfair dismissals legislation, redundancy entitlements, and protected conversations and settlement agreements. The Practice Note goes on to explain the Workplace Relations Commission procedures. It also considers the employment protection that applies in relation to transfers of undertakings. Finally, it outlines immigration requirements and restrictions.

Practice areas

Membership

  • Committee Member of the Employment Committee
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Education

  • Bachelor of Corporate Law, National University of Ireland Galway - 2003 to 2007
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), National University of Ireland Galway ' 2007 to 2008
  • Diploma in Employment Law, Law Society of Ireland ' 2012 to 2013

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