Louise McAloon



About Louise McAloon

Louise heads up, leads and manages the employment department of Worthingtons Solicitors, which is currently the largest employment law practice in Northern Ireland. 

With over 14 years’ experience in employment law, Louise’s knowledge and attention to detail provide an innovative approach that her clients appreciate in relation to complex areas of Public Interest Disclosure, Equal Pay, Discrimination and Unfair Dismissal.  She works closely with employers across the public, private and third sectors and regularly advises on restructuring issues including individual and collective redundancies and the application and implication of TUPE. Louise has a detailed understanding of her clients’ needs and is known for her constructive and pragmatic advice on internal employment issues and providing advice and representation in defence of all categories of employment claims before the tribunals and civil courts.  She has amassed considerable experience in employment related civil litigation including injunctive relief applications and securing Undertakings to enforce post termination restrictions and damages claims arising from breaches of implied duties of fidelity and confidentiality. One of few practitioners in the jurisdiction to have successfully obtained a Tribunal Costs Order against an opposing party for the maximum statutory amount of £10,000.

Louise a regular writer on employment law matters through articles in the Ulster Tatler and Belfast Telegraph; she speaks at Seminars and delivers in-house employment law and GDPR updates and training sessions for a number of clients and membership organisations including local Councils, CIPD (Northern Ireland), IHCP and Legal Island.

Louise is one of the keynote speakers at our flagship Annual Review of Employment Law conference on the 10 & 11 November. We bring together Northern Ireland’s top legal and HR experts to provide you with a live cohesive update on employment law developments in 2021. Learn more here.