Employment Law

Our employment solicitors will deal with any concerns regarding employment whether it be as an employee or an employer.

Questions you may need us to answer:

What is a settlement agreement?

What is unfair dismissal?

How long do I need to have worked to bring a claim against an employer?

What is a grievance?

Who's available to help?

Paul Kalaher

Consultant - Dispute Resolution and Employment Law Department

Paul has been a solicitor since 1990 and a commercial mediator since 2005 and has all round litigation and employment law experience for both commercial clients and individuals concerning disputes over land, trust property, contested wills and estates, commercial debts, building disputes, ruined holidays, professional negligence, landlord and tenant issues and boundary disputes. He has conducted litigation in the House of Lords twice, the Court of Appeal on three occasions and the High Court and County Court on numerous occasions.

Outside of work Paul enjoys a quiet family life and is an armchair sport fan.

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Ciara Cunningham LLB (Hons) LLM

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution and Employment Law Department

Ciara started at the firm in September 2020 and began her two-year Training Contract in January 2021. Before joining the firm, Ciara graduated from the University of Birmingham in July 2020 with a 2:1 LLB Law degree. Alongside her Training Contract, Ciara completed the LPC with a Masters obtaining a Distinction from the University of Law in Birmingham in August 2022. Ciara qualified into the Dispute Resolution Department in January 2023.

Outside of work, Ciara enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Ciara has family in both Italy and Ireland, and she loves to visit them whenever she can. Ciara also enjoys listening to music and watching as many TV series as possible.

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