Shirley Blair is a senior employment associate at A&L Goodbody, with substantial client advisory and litigation experience. She specialises in defending complex Industrial Tribunal claims, High Court bonus cases, reference claims, restraint of trade clause cases and injunctions. Shirley has defended claims for a broad range of clients including NI Water, Winemark, Marks & Spencer, Poundland and Dyson. Shirley also advises on restructuring and TUPE matters and is the NI contributory author of the book "Professional Secrecy of Lawyers in Europe". She is a qualified Solicitor Advocate in England & Wales.