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Katherine McVeigh BL is a practising barrister with a general civil practice, specialising in employment and equality law. She appears regularly before the WRC, Labour Court and civil courts in employment law disputes. She frequently publishes and presents on employment law issues.
Katherine acts in workplace investigations and mediations, and regularly provides advice and opinions on employment and equality law cases, including equality law under the Employment Equality Act 1998 and the Equal Status Act 2000, regulatory and constitutional law issues, equality law legislation and EU Directives and Regulations.
McVeigh, K. & Conlon A. “The Sick Leave Bill – key provisions for employers and employees”, 27 April 2022.
McVeigh, K. & Kirwan, B. “Remote Working Bill: Eight Issues for Debate”, 27 January 2022, The Bar of Ireland Viewpoints.
McVeigh, K., Quinn, O, & Kirwan, B. “No jab, no job? – Mandatory Vaccinations for Employees“, Irish Employment Law Journal (IELJ), 2021, 18(1), 4-9.
McVeigh, K. & Kimber, C. “Race to the Front: The Law on Race Discrimination”, Law Society Gazette, 3 July 2020.
McVeigh, K. “Too old to work?“ The Bar Review, Journal of the Bar of Ireland, 2020, 24(2).
McVeigh, K. “Lay-off, Short Time and the Emergency Powers during Covid-19”, 15 April 2020, Employment Bar Association.
Bolger, M., & McVeigh, K. “Europe first?” The Bar Review, Journal of the Bar of Ireland, 2019, 24(4).
McVeigh, K. & McDermott, J. “Recent Trends in Dismissal Law: Dismissal for Misconduct and No- Fault Dismissal”, Irish Employment Law Journal (IELJ) 2019, 16(4), 111-119.
Bruton, C., & McVeigh, K. “Effects of the Judgment of the Court of Appeal in Nano Nagle v Daly on the Duty to Provide Reasonable Accommodation”, Irish Employment Law Journal (IELJ), 2018, 15(2), 36-47.
Speaker at “Employment Law 2023 Advisory Update“, the Irish SME Association (ISME), 20 January 2023.
Speaker at Employment Law Webinar, Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association (DSBA), 23 November 2022.
Speaker at “Return to Work Protocols“, the Irish SME Association (ISME), 18 February 2022.
Trainer at FLAC Volunteer Employment Law Training, 5 April 2022.
Trainer at Citizens Information Service (CIS), Employment Law, 2021- 2023.
Speaker to Wicklow Bar Association, Update in Employment Law, 3 November 2021.
Panellist at “Chief Justice’s Working Group: Access to Justice Conference“, 2 October 2021.
Speaker at “Return to Work Protocols“, the Irish SME Association (ISME), 13 August 2021.
Panellist at ELAI Podcast, “Injunction Update“, July 2021.
Speaker at “Employment Law Management CPD: Adjusting to the pandemic“, IICPD, 7 July 2021.
Panellist at Employment Bar Association (EBA), Spring Series, 9 June 2021.
Trainer at FLAC Volunteer Employment Law Training, 5 April 2021.
Speaker to National Solicitor’s Alliance, Vaccinations in the Workplace, 9 March 2021
Speaker at Employment Law Webinar, Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association (DSBA), 24 March 2021.
Speaker to Employment Bar Association (EBA), Lay off and short time in workplace, 15 April 2020.
Panellist at ELAI Podcast: “Covid-19: Whistleblowing, Health and Safety, and the Return to Work”, April 2020.