- Accrediting Body: CEDR
- Other Memberships:
- Employment Bar Association
- Direct Professional Access:
Oisín Quinn SC has been in practice at the Bar since 1992 and specialises in employment law, defamation and medical negligence. He graduated in Law from UCD in 1989 and has an LLM in Labour Law from the University of London (1990).
He is a CEDR accredited Mediator and also regularly acts as an independent investigator in employment disputes. He was called to the Inner Bar in 2008 and is a former Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Oisín is a Committee member of the Employment Bar Association (EBA) and contributes regularly to the EBA Podcast.
Oisín is instructed by solicitors on a wide number of court and non-court matters. Recent cases include:
Employment & Labour Law
Foy v University of Limerick, High Court Twomey J, 10 February, 2021
O’Sullivan v HSE, High Court Barr J 27 April, 2021
Power v HSE, High Court Simons J, 15 June 2021
NECI v Labour Court & Ors, Supreme Court, 18 June, 2021
Higgins v IAA  IECA 277
Ryanair v Besancon,  IECA 110
Meegan v Sunday Times, Meenan J, 2 July, 2021
Green v Hardiman, Supreme Court  IESC 51
O’Brien v O’Connor, High Court  IEHC 509
Recent Publications include:
Article: Changing an Employee’s terms and condition of employment in a time of emergency, Bar Review, June 2020 Oisín Quinn SC & April Duff, BL
Article: No Jab, No Job?, Irish Employment Law Journal, Vo. 18, Number 1(1-28), Spring 2021
Kings Inns Employment Law Diploma, Oisín delivers a lecture as part of the Kings Inns Employment Law Diploma
Speaker at the Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association (DSBA) Employment Law Webinar, 25 March, 2021
Contributor to the Employment Lawyers Association of Ireland (ELAI) Podcast for June, 2021
Oisín is the Chairman of the Friends of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook, CLG and is a voluntary Board member of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook.
Oisín was an elected member of Dublin City Council from 2004-2014 and served as Lord Mayor of Dublin, 2013-2014.