Aoife is Head of the Employment and Pensions Team. Aoife’s practice is primarily focused on contentious employment law matters and commercial litigation.

Aoife is an experienced practitioner in the area of employment related disputes involving senior executives and pension and employee benefit related disputes. She has considerable experience in the area of unfair dismissal, employment injunctions, discrimination, redundancy, bullying and harassment and stress related matters, disciplinary investigations and proceedings.

As part of her practice, Aoife regularly assists clients in developing risk management strategies in respect of employment and litigation issues.

She also provides ongoing support to a range of domestic and multi-national clients on non-contentious employment law matters. Her approach is to provide practical advice and solutions that work for clients.

Aoife also has considerable experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution to include contractual disputes, commercial disputes and professional negligence claims defending solicitors, architects and engineers.

Aoife is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences on employment issues and has had articles published on a wide range of topical employment law related matters. 

Experience

  • Advising in respect of workplace investigations, suspensions, disciplinary and grievance issues.
  • Acting in the defence of payment of wages, minimum notice and industrial relations claims before the Labour Relations Commission.
  • Advising employers in respect of dignity at work issues and acting in the defence of dignity at work/equality claims before the Equality Tribunal and the courts.
  • Acting on behalf of employers and insurers in the defence of employer liability claims.
  • Advising employers in respect of employment issues arising from changes to their pension promise from defined benefit to defined contribution. 

Contact Aoife

+ 353 1 637 1583
abradley@lkshields.ie

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More about Aoife Bradley

Awards &
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Recommended for Labour, Employment & Benefits

Who's Who Legal 2018
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Recommended for Employment.

Legal 500 2018
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"She is always very knowledgeable, and has a good understanding of how the organisation operates and the challenges we face."

Chambers Europe 2018
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Clients say she is "very reassuring and incredibly helpful".

Chambers Europe 2017
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Recommended for her work on adversarial issues, such as senior executive exits. Sources emphasise her client skills and commercial focus.

Chambers Europe 2016
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Aoife Bradley is described as ‘proactive and straight-talking’ and has ‘an excellent grasp of court processes’.

Legal 500 2015
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Clients describe her as "available, personable and patient."

Chambers Europe 2015
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She goes beyond what is required to ensure a solid, high-quality job is done.

Chambers Europe 2015
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Recognised as a leading lawyer.

Who's Who Legal: Managment Labour and Employment 2014
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Aoife Bradley is direct, succinct and intelligent. She is a strong litigator with sufficient steel in her to get settlements agreed; she is a realistic negotiator who gets the deal done.

Chambers Europe 2014
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Aoife Bradley gives added value. When you ask for advice she explains it in depth and relates it to case studies.

Chambers Europe 2013
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Recognised as a leading lawyer.

Who’s Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers 2013
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Aoife Bradley is valued by sources as someone “you can talk to in a practical way and with whom you can work out a solution”. Recognised as a Leading Individual for Employment.

Chamber Europe 2012
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She is valued by clients for her thorough approach and talent in court.

Chambers Europe 2011
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Recommended "as a leader in [her] field" for employment.

Chambers Europe 2011
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  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
    Law Society of Ireland
    1998
  • LL.B (Hons)
    University of London

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