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HR Update - Employment Law


ACCA Ireland is inviting you to our Employment Law event which will be delivered by Laura Graham, Partner and Head of Employment and Regulatory, Reddy Charlton LLP, and Siobhán Lafferty, Senior Associate, Employment and Regulatory, Reddy Charlton LLP.


This online seminar will take place on Wednesday, 8th March 2023.


This event will feature presentations on an overview of the law on

1. Redundancies and

2. Transfer of Undertakings (also known as TUPE).


Which will then be followed by a Q&A.


Key Topics



  • Redundancy as a fair dismissal;
  • Risks of getting it wrong;
  • Step-by-step process including;

o selection criteria

o draft letters o Inability to pay

o Employees with less than 2 years’ service

  • Collective Redundancies.



  • Determining whether TUPE applies o Practical examples to demonstrate the application of TUPE
  • Implications of TUPE
  • Commercial considerations when selling or buying a business with transferring employees
  • The application of TUPE to distressed business sales
  • Pre and Post transfer dismissals


About the presenters

Laura Graham, Partner

Laura is a partner in the Firm and leads the award winning Employment and Regulatory Team. Her expertise lies in Employment Law, Professional Discipline and Regulation, Sports Law and Data Protection.


She has a broad range of experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment law matters and acts for both employers and senior level employees.


She has also acted for members of various professional bodies, including members of ACCA, CPA and Chartered Accountants in disciplinary and licensing matters and has represented committees of the GAA before the Dispute Resolution Authority.


Laura is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and is on the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Employment Law Committee. She is a regulator contributor to publications including Legal Island, HR Headquarters, the Parchment and the Gazette.


The Team at Reddy Charlton recently won Leinster (including Dublin) Employment Law Team of the Year at the Dye & Durham Irish Law Awards 2022.


Siobhán Lafferty, Senior Associate

Siobhán is a Senior Associate in the Firm, more specifically the Employment and Regulatory Team. Her expertise are Employment Law and Professional Discipline and Regulation and has a range of experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters.


Siobhán has a vast experience in the area of redundancies, advising both employees and employers on the process. She has also successfully represented clients on employment status claims at the Work Place Relations Commission.


Siobhán regularly contributes to publications for Legal Island and is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland. She has also worked on employment law issues for the Falkland Islands.


Event details
Sector: ACCA Ireland Annual Events
Date: 08 March 2023
End Date: 08 March 2023
Duration: 1 hour and 30 mins
Venue: Virtual
Capacity: 1000
CPD Units*: 1.5
*CPD Units are only verifiable if the event attended provides skills and/or knowledge relevant to your job or career aspirations.
Cost details
Members €60.00
Guest price €60.00
Booking details
Book online
Futher details

Please note that registrations for this session will close at 12:00pm the day prior to the event.


Important information: an entry link to the session will issue to those registered after registrations close the day before the event is due to start. 

The webinar will be recorded and the recording will be available for those who have registered for the event. 

If you have any questions ahead of the session, please do not hesitate to contact us at