Friday 11th December 9.30am – 5pm (Registration 9am)

Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street

6.5 CPD Points

This conference covered key developments in a number of topical areas of employment law and practice

Chairs, speakers and topics

  • The Hon. Ms Justice Mary Faherty, High Court, Dublin – Chair
  • Seamus Given, Partner, Arthur Cox – Chair
  • Paul Glenfield, General Counsel, Matheson – Chair
  • The Hon. Mr Justice Aindrias O’Caoimh, retired judge of the European Court of Justice – An overview of recent judgments of the CJEU in the area of Atypical Workers (fixed term, part time and agency workers) and thoughts on future developments
  • Noel Kelly, Vice President of the Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal Northern Ireland – Recent developments in fixed time workers litigation in Northern Ireland
  • Professor Mark Bell, Regis Professor of EU Law, Trinity College, Dublin – An update on the Working Time Directive
  • Cliona Kimber BL – The legal framework of zero hours contracts
  • Pauline Walley SC – The employee in the cyber age
  • Rhona Murphy, Head of Employment Law Services, IBEC – Family leave and European Union Law
  • Professor Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge – The Charter of Fundamental Rights and employment Law
  • Davnet O’Driscoll, Partner, Amorys Solicitors – The impact of the new Data Protection Regulation on the employment relationship
  • Des Ryan BL – The CJEU and Age Discrimination: Emerging Themes and Tensions and their implications for Irish Employment Law