Forthcoming HR and Employment Law Webinars

Forthcoming HR and Employment Law Webinars

Legal Island has a number of free employment law webinars planned throughout 2021. Our monthly 'Employment Law at 11' webinars with Seamus McGranaghan from O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors will be supplemented by various other webinars throughout the year.

Registration is free, and the list of upcoming webinars (along with links to the registration page) is below.

Please note that all webinar recordings (with accompanying transcriptions) are available in our Webinar Recordings section.



Employment Law at 11

Friday 10 June 2022 (11.00am - 11.45am) with O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

Our monthly Employment Law at 11 returns on the 10 June. Seamus McGranaghan of O’Reilly Stewart Solicitors will join Christine Quinn of Legal Island to discuss your employment law queries.

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Lunch and Learn with MCS Group - Emerging Trends in HR Roles

Tuesday 14 June 2022 (1.00pm - 1.30pm) with MCS Recruitment Group

Grab your lunch and join Rolanda Markey, Learning and Development Team at Legal Island and Ryan Calvert, Manager of HR Recruitment for UK and Ireland, as they discuss the key trends emerging in HR recruitment. Ryan serves up some digestible golden nuggets of information and guidance that will leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed!

Join us at 1pm on the 14th June 2022 and send any questions you may have in advance to

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Comparative Employment Law Update 

Thursday 23 June 2022 (11.00am - 12.00pm) with Lewis Silkin

Our Comparative Employment Law table highlights recent developments in employment law on the Island of Ireland and GB.  Updated, in association with Lewis Silkin, the table outlines the key differences in a range of employment areas across the jurisdictions of Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and GB. 

This is the second in a series of webinars which will focus in on some of the key areas and is not to be missed.  

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  • Seamus McGranaghan
    Seamus McGranaghan Director - Commercial
    O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

    Seamus McGranaghan qualified as a Solicitor in O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors in 2003 and is an experienced Commercial Lawyer dealing with employment, commercial and education cases.

    He has experience in the Industrial Tribunal representing both Claimants and Respondents and has provided seminars in relation to particular areas of employment law. Seamus is the only member of the Education and Law Association in Northern Ireland. He specialises in advising schools and colleges on policy matters, employment issues and student welfare. He is also responsible for the Education Law Quarterly Review.

  • Ciara Fulton
    Ciara Fulton Partner, Head of Office
    Lewis Silkin LLP

    Ciara Fulton is partner and Head of Lewis Silkin (NI) LLP.

    Ciara is dual qualified and advises on all aspects of employment law in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. She has significant experience of advising clients on the full range of employment issues including complex discrimination issues, bullying and harassment claims, disciplinary and grievance matters, business reorganisations, senior executive severances, restrictive covenants, employment related litigation and TUPE.

    Ciara’s approach is to partner with clients providing practical, commercial advice to resolve HR issues whether contentious or non-contentious. Ciara works with a variety of sectors with particular experience in the construction and infrastructure sector.

    Ciara regularly speaks on a range of employment issues at internal and external events and delivers bespoke training to clients on the differences between NI and ROI employment law. Ciara is a member of the Employment Lawyers Group and the NI Representative for the Employment Lawyers Association. Ciara is also a legally qualified member of the Appeals Tribunals NI.

  • Síobhra Rush
    Síobhra Rush Partner
    Lewis Silkin LLP

    Siobhra is a partner in Lewis Silkin and head of its office in Dublin since it opened in April 2018.

    She has expertise in a wide range of employment law and industrial relations issues. She advises clients across a broad spectrum of sectors, including technology, pharmaceutical, healthcare, retail and hospitality. She advises on both contentious and non-contentious issues, including internal grievance and disciplinary investigations and procedures, litigating post-termination restrictions, claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination and other employment law claims. She has represented clients in all adjudicatory bodies in Ireland including the Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court, the Circuit and High Courts, including the defence of applications for injunctive relief.

    Síobhra also advises international clients establishing in Ireland in relation to their requirements, including contracts of employment, handbooks policies and procedures. She has a lot of experience in internal commercial re-organisations (to include collective redundancies), severance agreements, transfer of undertaking issues, and the negotiation of employment provisions in commercial transactions.

  • Christine Quinn
    Christine Quinn Learning and Development Officer
    Legal Island

    Christine an employment solicitor with 18 years’ experience in the legal and voluntary sectors, as a solicitor and paralegal, in both London and Northern Ireland. She trained at leading London human rights firm Bindmans LLP and qualified into their employment and discrimination department, before joining the BBC’s in-house employment law team. Christine subsequently worked at LHS Solicitors representing members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) before taking a career break to run her own small business. Her return to law saw her join the Law Centre (NI) as interim Head of Employment law.

    Connect with Christine on LinkedIn

Event details


30-60 minutes


10 June 2022


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