Annual Review of Employment Law: Digital Bundle

Annual Review of Employment Law: Digital Bundle

This year’s Annual Review of Employment Law conference is now over, and the feedback has been fantastic. Many of our customers were initially apprehensive about the conference taking place online, but we’ve received amazing feedback about how engaging the sessions were and how brilliant the online platform was.

"Excellent course. The speakers were brilliant delivering very relevant and useful information!"
Megan Airey, HR Generalist, Aperee Ltd

"Thought it was excellent to be honest. Don't believe there is anything that I missed out had it been on as normal."
Richard O'Boyle, Associate Director HR, AbbVie

"Content and calibre of speakers across the board was outstanding."
Therese Holland, HR Consultant

Jennifer Cashman once again kicked the conference off in style and if you missed out you can take a sneak peek at Jennifer Cashman’s Review of the Year below.

We are giving you the opportunity to buy the session recordings (think of it as like Netflix for HR professionals!) and a digital pack of notes (including presentations, templates, checklists, and takeaways). This package gives you a full update to get you prepared for the year ahead, so you don’t miss your annual update.

How do I order my digital bundle:
The digital bundle is priced at €565 - if you would like to purchase the digital bundle you can order online at the top of this page using the 'book my place on this event' button or alternatively email Vanessa Porter at 



"This was my first year attending the conference so I have nothing to compare it with, but I was absolutely blown away by how easy the event was to navigate and transition from session to break to session was seamless. What I liked most was the fact that notes were available to print beforehand, the knowledge that we will be able to play back the recordings and the ease and comfort of attending from your own home or usual workspace."
Rachel Bradford, HR Officer, Alucraft Limited

"Excellent event"
Karen King, Digital Content Writer, Citizens Information Board

"Very good presentations and excellent updates"
Sinead Scott, HR Partner, ESB

"Thank you Jennifer and to all involved. This was invaluable. Thank you."
Demelza Redmond, HR Consultant, Right Start HRM


"Best virtual conference I have attended."
Orla Mulqueen, Head of HR, TII

"Thought it was excellent to be honest. Don't believe there is anything that I missed out had it been on as normal."
Richard O'Boyle, Associate Director HR, AbbVie

"The digital platform was excellent. The exceptional standard of guest speakers and chairpersons and the opportunity interact in the chat section. The Legal Island Team were absolutely fabulous at managing the whole event - well done."
Elizabeth Kingston, Consultant, HR Coaching Solutions

"Content and calibre of speakers across the board was outstanding."
Therese Holland, HR Consultant

"It was so well organised; I didn't know what to expect but it surpassed all my expectations. Very well run."
Louise Magee, Senior HR Manager, SITA

"It was very interactive & very relevant information."
Inesa Mockapetriene, HR Service Manager, CHI at Temple Street Hospital

"Very well put together. Really enjoyed the two days."
Carmel Kelly, HR Manager, Sam Dennigan & Co.

"It was very well run. I enjoyed seeing the comments from the other delegates. The speakers were very engaging and engaged with the delegates throughout. I also thought the networking forum was a great idea. 3 minutes was just right, plus the ability to DM the speakers and other delegates at the conference was very useful."
Ann-Marie Gallagher, HR Executive, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

"Really good couple of days. Presentations were brilliant and very topical. Liked the fact that most of the questions were answered also."
Catherine Carroll, People Director, Collinson

"Excellent course. The speakers were brilliant delivering very relevant and useful information!"
Megan Airey, HR Generalist, Aperee Ltd

"Hopin as an online platform was user friendly and it was brilliant in how 'Main Stage' and 'Rooms' were easily accessed for viewing. Networking option was also a brilliant idea. In some way, it was like being in the hotel for the actual event as the virtual event gave that feeling. The group discussions were good to hear different views and ideas. Content from each speaker was relevant and up-to-date. It was lovely to see comments from others, where similarities could be seen."
Christina Fagan, HR Generalist, Commission for Regulation of Utilities

"Really liked the platform that was used. Very easy to navigate around."
Jessica Flynn, HR Advisor, Woodie's

"Well done Legal Island! Super efforts over the last two days. Totally enjoyable. I am more informed now than ever!"
Anna Moody, HR Consultant, S3 Connected Health

"The conference was excellent, Topics were so relevant."
Aisling Morrison, Head of HR, FRS Network

"The speakers were extremely interesting and very knowledgeable. It was excellent."
Ann Conan, Information Officer, South Leinster Citizens Information Service Citizens Information Service

"Fantastic two days ...thank you and well done to everyone involved."
Jacinta Fogarty, HR Consultant, Certas Energy Retail


  • Jennifer Cashman
    Jennifer Cashman Partner, Practice Group Leader Employment Group
    Ronan Daly Jermyn

    Jennifer Cashman is Practice Group Leader of Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Employment Team and a member of the firm’s Healthcare and Cyber and Data Protection Teams.  Jennifer has more than 20 years’ specialist experience advising a wide range of employers across a number of sectors. A trusted advisor to employers in both the public and private sector, her clients include scaling and established Irish companies, public authorities, universities, and multinational companies in the technology, pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics sectors. Her focus is on providing strategic business advice and practical, commercial solutions for clients.

  • Deirdre Crowley
    Deirdre Crowley Partner in Employment & Technology Groups

    Deirdre Crowley is a partner in the Employment Law, Technology and Innovation Groups in Matheson. Deirdre’s sessions with us are always highly anticipated and her focus is on delivering an up to date and practical insights into the topic of the day. At the conference, we are going to hear from Deirdre about a very current topic – that of employer liability during these extraordinary and unprecedented times. You will leave here knowing the potential legal avenues open to an employee to pursue in a Covid-19 related employment, privacy and health and safety legal challenge. You will also leave with tips on how to mitigate your organisation’s exposure.

  • Duncan Inverarity
    Duncan Inverarity Partner, Head of Employment Law Practice Group
    A&L Goodbody

    Duncan is Head of A&L Goodbody's Employment Law Group and has practiced exclusively in the area of employment law and industrial relations in multiple jurisdictions. Duncan advises public and private sector employers on both contentious and non-contentious matters. He advises Boardrooms across Ireland and abroad on strategic and complex employment and industrial relations matters. Duncan also specialises in crisis management for clients and has advised on some of the most high profile corporate issues in Ireland. Duncan regularly appears for clients in the Workplace Relations Commission, the Circuit Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Duncan also acts for partnerships in mediated settlements and in proceedings in the High Court.

  • Caroline Reidy (McEnery)
    Caroline Reidy (McEnery) Managing Director
    The HR Suite

    Caroline Reidy (McEnery) is Managing Director of The HR Suite and HR and an Employment Law Expert. Caroline is a former member on the Low Pay Commission and is also an Adjudication Officer in the Workplace Relations Commission.

    She has also completed a Masters in Human Resources in the University of Limerick, she is CIPD accredited as well as being a trained mediator. Caroline had worked across various areas of HR for over 20 years in Kerry Group and in the retail and hospitality sector where she was the Operations and HR Director of the Garvey Group prior to setting up the HR Suite in 2009. 

  • Niamh Shiells
    Niamh Shiells Head of Leadership and Team Coaching
    Advance Coaching

    Niamh is an Accredited Professional Executive and Systemic Team Coach, former Chair of Association for Coaching Ireland and an AC Fellow. She has nearly two decades' experience of coaching with local and global leaders and teams and helping them shape Emotional Intelligence and Resilience development opportunities. Supporting “well beings” is not just a nice human thing to do but also an essential sustainability strategy for engagement, performance and service/business continuity.

  • Claes Peyron
    Claes Peyron Managing Director - Nordics, UK & Ireland

    Claes has been with Universum since 2010 and in his role he advices organizations on how to leverage their employer brands and secure current and future talent needs. Claes is also a regular speaker on employer branding and talent trends conferences around the world. In addition, he leads Employer Branding Academy, Universum’s training offer. Prior to joining Universum, Claes was the Managing Director of the marketing strategy firm Marketing Clinic and before that he spent several years in executive positions in the IT and Media sector, incl 5 years with MTG.

  • Barry Phillips
    Barry Phillips Chairman
    Legal Island

    Barry is the curator of the Northern Ireland Diversity and Inclusion Gala/Awards designed to recognise the great work many individuals and organisations are doing now relevant to workplace equality and equity. He also chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Forum which meets monthly online to discussion current D&I issues.

    Barry Phillips (CEO) BEM founded Legal Island in 1998. Since then, the company has become the leading workplace compliance training company in the island of Ireland. He was awarded a British Empire Medal in the UK New Year’s Honours List 2020 for services to employment and equality.

  • Trayc Keevans
    Trayc Keevans Global FDI Director
    Morgan McKinley

    Following an initial career in banking and finance - working in Bank of Ireland and Statestreet amongst others, Trayc has worked in recruitment for Morgan McKinley since 2006.


  • Ger Connolly
    Ger Connolly Partner
    Mason Hayes & Curran

    Ger advises employers in the public and private sector on all employment law and industrial relations issues. Ger acts for clients in various employment claims such as unfair dismissal, equality/discrimination, occupational stress, fixed-term and part-time work, restraint of trade, strikes and picketing.

  • Colleen Cleary
    Colleen Cleary Partner & Owner
    CC Solicitors

    Colleen Cleary established CC Solicitors in 2009.  The quality of service and advice is driven by Colleen, who has been acknowledged as a top employment lawyer by the Legal 500.  Colleen is a skilled negotiator and is an accredited mediator with CEDR. She is Chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and is on the International Committee of the American Bar Association, Employment Lawyers Association in the UK and British and Irish Chamber of Commerce. She is also qualified in England and Wales.

  • Adrian Twomey
    Adrian Twomey Partner
    Jacob and Twomey Solicitors LLP

    Adrian Twomey is a Corkman living happily in exile in County Wexford. He graduated from UCC and Trinity College Dublin and has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in the field of employment law. He has acted for many of the world's largest corporations, including airlines, banks and internet giants.

    Outside of the office, Adrian enjoys painting and other artistic endeavours and has an unhealthy fascination with German football.

Event details


19 Sessions


01 December 2020




Standard Rate: €565