Forthcoming HR and Employment Law Webinars

Forthcoming HR and Employment Law Webinars

Legal-Island has a number of free employment law webinars planned throughout 2020. 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.


Postgraduate Certificate in Employment Law - An Overview

Thursday 23rd July (2.00pm - 2.30pm)

Would you like to hold a Post Graduate Certificate in NI Employment Law and Practice?  This year long (part-time) course commences on the 21st September and all teaching for Semester 1 will be provided online.  You can find out more about this course in this webinar as two of the founders, Scott Alexander (Legal Island) and Esther McGuinness (Ulster University) discuss the format and content of the programme and answer any questions you may have. 

Also on the panel will be two former Students, Dylan Loughlin and Kathryn McKinney, who will give their personal insight into their experiences on the course.

The overall aim of this course is to promote and develop skills and research in the field of employment law.   On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

• Develop an understanding of the core concepts of employment law and how they relate to practice.

• Learn the skills and processes required to qualify them to practice in the employment law field as HR professionals/lawyers.

• Develop the ability to reflect critically on and learn from their practice.

• Understand and apply context specific employment law research and theory to specific contexts and occupational sectors such as Human Resources and legal practice.

• Develop advanced employment law practice skills appropriate to specific contexts and occupational sectors.

• Examine critically the legal and contextual basis of employment law and practice.

• Develop an understanding of regional, national and international models of practice in the employment law arena.

• Give employment lawyers and Human Resource professionals the opportunity to interact with each other to develop insights into practice beyond their own agencies.

Register here:


Overview of the Annual Review of Employment Law 2020 Conference

Friday 24th July 2020 (11.00 - 11.15am)

Legal Island's Head of Learning and Development, Scott Alexander takes you through the important employment law and HR updates from 2020 that we'll be covering in our flagship Annual Review of Employment Law conference in 2020.

Register here:


Employment Law at 11

Friday 7 August 2020 (11:00am - 11:45am) with O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

Scott Alexander from Legal Island will discuss your employment law questions with Seamus McGranaghan from the employment team at O'Reilly Stewart solicitors.

NOTE: – send questions in live during the webinars or drop a line in advance to  Anonymity assured.

Register here:

Check out previous discussions: 


Listeners can ask question live via the chat box or send their questions in advance to


"It's always good being able to talk around a specific subject/case and listening to Scott and Mark discuss each and the various outcomes was helpful."
Robert Magee, WYG

"Good overview of topical issues; 45 minutes is just right time wise."
Sandra Mahood, Praxis Care

"It was real life scenarios and both hosts seemed very knowledgeable and relaxed."
Lorraine McCullough Teleperformance UK

"Quality, practical advice"
Cathy Casey, Invest NI


  • Seamus McGranaghan
    Seamus McGranaghan Partner
    O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

    Seamus McGranaghan qualified as a Solicitor in O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors in 2003 and practices mainly in the areas of education and employment law. Seamus has assisted and advised many Boards of Governors, Senior Management Teams and Teachers in relation to all aspects of education and employment law. Seamus also provides advocacy services for Boards of Governors on both Expulsion Appeals and Independent Admissions Appeal tribunals. 

Event details


30-60 minutes


23 July 2020


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