28th November 2023 – Employment Related Litigation

Tuesday 28th November 2023 – 4:00pm-5:00pm
Hybrid event – in-person at Law Society House, Belfast, and remote via Microsoft Teams
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£10 for members, £20 for non-members

About the Event
Welcome to our November Employers Lawyers Group NI (ELG NI) Event where Adrian Colmer KC will be discussing Employment Related Litigation .
You have the option to attend in person at Law Society House Belfast (4th Floor Lecture Room tickets limited) or join us online via Zoom.
For those attending in person tea/coffee and refreshments will be available after the meeting at 5pm.

About the Speaker
Adrian Colmer KC was called to the Bar in 1994 .
His practice is predominantly in the Chancery Court and the Commercial Court. His main practice areas in these courts include banking, corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, professional negligence and property.
He has also appeared in the Judicial Review Court, acting on behalf of Government Departments and other public bodies.

Whilst there will be a live Q&A function during the meeting, we would welcome questions in advance. Please email any questions by midday on 27th November to employmentlawyersgroupni@gmail.com.

In order to avail of the membership rate, you will be required to sign up for ELGNI membership. Details of how to join are set out on our membership page.

7th June 2022 – AGM and In Conversation with Eileen McBride CBE

Tuesday 7th June 2022 – 12:45pm-2:15pm
In-person – Law Society House, Belfast, Zoom Webinar
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About the Event
We are delighted to be joined by the recently retired President of the Industrial and Fair Employment Tribunals for Northern Ireland, Eileen McBride CBE. She will talk with our chair, Orlagh O’Neill, about her life before and after becoming an Employment Judge and share anecdotes and knowledge from her years of experience. Eileen graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 1978 and was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1979. She was appointed as a Chairman of the Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal in 1994, before being appointed President in 2005. Eileen was appointed CBE in 2010.

Immediately following this event will be the ELGNI Annual General Meeting. Members will receive notice of the AGM via email with details on how to nominate candidates for election to the Committee. If you have any questions regarding the AGM, please contact Craig Patterson.

4th November 2021 – Menopause Discrimination in the Workplace

Thursday 4th November 2021 – 1:00pm-2:00pm
Remote via Zoom Webinar
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About this Event
Our speaker will discuss Menopause discrimination in the workplace and the current law and proposals, focusing on relevant tribunal cases. The subject of menopause in the workplace is becoming increasingly topical at the moment so we are pleased to have Declan O’Dempsey speak to us on this subject.

Declan O’Dempsey BL
Declan O’Dempsey is a barrister with Cloisters Chambers and specialises in complex and sensitive employment, discrimination, public and regulatory law. He is a former member of the Bar Council’s Law Reform Committee, former vice chair of the Bar Standards Board’s Equality and Diversity Committee and of the Bar Council’s EDC and now member of the latter. He is also a Founding member of Halsbury’s Law Exchange, legal think tank.

At the end of the webinar, we will host a Q&A session, where Declan will take questions from attendees. Whilst there will be a live Q&A function during the webinar, we would welcome questions in advance. Please email any questions by midday on Monday 1st November 2021 to employmentlawyersgroupni@gmail.com.