Rachel is a senior associate in the Employment Law Group. Rachel trained as a solicitor with Arthur Cox and qualified into the employment group in January 2017. Rachel advises domestic and international employers across a range of sectors on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law and industrial relations matters, with extensive expertise in crisis management / strategic advices with a people dimension and complex transactional work.

Rachel advises on a broad range of employment matters including:  investigations and other HR processes, matters associated with the termination of employment contracts, recruitment, collective redundancies, fixed-term and agency workers legislation, settlement agreements, employment equality and equal status complaints, corporate immigration, industrial relations (including European Works Council advices), partnership matters and GDPR compliance.

She advises on the employment aspects of corporate transactions, including share acquisitions, business and asset transfers, mergers, restructurings and reorganisations, loan sales and outsourcing (including in relation to transfer of undertakings). Rachel has experience in complex employment litigation before the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. She has lectured on employment and GDPR issues on third level undergraduate and postgraduate diploma courses for Dublin Institute of Technology and the Irish Management Institute.