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Employment Law - Return to the workplace - Online

Venue Online, On- Demand
Discounted Fee 160*
CPD Hours 2 General, 0.5 Management & Professional Development Skills, 0.5 Regulatory Matters Total 3 CPD Hours (by eLearning)
Price €186.00

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Challenges Arising from the Return to the Workplace - Employment Law Online Masterclass

Aims and Objectives

Law Firms and their clients are returning to the workplace. This masterclass gives practitioners a highly practical and up-to-date insight into employment issues arising from employees returning to the work place during times of covid-19. The speakers will give advice on:

  • GDPR issues arising from working from home, 
  • A practical guide to managing the workforce and the challenges arising from employees’ return to the workplace, and
  • How to provide a safe working environment for employees.

Course materials include a set of detailed papers written by the speakers.

Learning Outcomes

A delegate who completes this masterclass should be able to

  • identify and have knowledge of GDPR issues arising from working from home, 
  • identify and have knowledge of the challenges arising from employees’ return to the workplace, and
  • Have awareness and knowledge of how to provide a safe working environment for employees.

Speakers and Chair include
Kate Colleary, Principal, Colleary & Co Solicitors, Dublin
Kate is a director of Pembroke Privacy and chairwoman of international data protection consulting practice, Strand Advisory. She is the Irish Country Leader for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community. She is a qualified solicitor and has many years’ experience of providing data protection consulting services and is the Principal of Colleary & Co, a law firm specialising in data protection and IP

Melanie Crowley, Partner Mason Hayes and Curran Solicitors, Dublin
Melanie is Head of the Employment Law & Benefits team in Mason Hayes & Curran in Dublin. Her diverse practice covers the full range of employment law issues, both for employers and employees, as an advisor to clients on complex non-contentious workplace issues and as an experienced litigator. Melanie is the go-to employment lawyer for some of Ireland’s biggest domestic and multi-national companies and employers. She is also an experienced speaker and writer and examiner on employment law 

Richard Grogan, Principal, Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors, Dublin
Richard is the principal of Richard Grogan & Associates. Richard is a recognised specialist in Employment Law, Capital Taxation and Litigation. Richard also has a strong knowledge of Taxation Law as it applies to Employers and Employees. Richard has been involved as the lead lawyer in some of the most challenging Employment Law cases. Richard acts for both employers and employees. 

Criona Turley, CEO & Co-Founder Capella
Criona is CEO and Co-Founder of Capella Workplace Solutions, an Irish business with offices in Dublin and New York. Capella supports employers in ensuring that their staff are set up safely while working from home through remote training and risk-assessment. With a background in design and employee engagement, Criona is a mentor in the Smurfit Business School and has studied at UCD, DIT and Harvard University. 

* Applicable to Law Society Finuas Skillnet members


  • On receipt of payment, login details will be sent to you by a member of our team via your provided email address. If you have not received login details within 2 working days of your booking please contact us on finuasskillnet@lawsociety.ie or call the Law Society Professional Training Team in Dublin on 01 881 5727
  • This course must be completed in full to avail of the CPD hours on offer – a partially completed course will not qualify for any CPD accreditation.
  • This course is available from date of purchase to 31 December 2021. You should download any course materials you require before this date as you cannot access the course after 31 December 2021
  • Solicitors may now complete the entire 2021 CPD requirement of 20 hours online. For more information see www.lawsociety.ie/CPDscheme
  • For full programme details download the Brochure
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  • If you have technical or other queries, contact a member of the team on: finuasskillnet@lawsociety.ie

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