Employment & immigration law

Employment & immigration law

KPMG’s Employment and Immigration Law unit is a dedicated division within Legal Services, offering practical legal advice on areas of employment law.

KPMG’s Employment and Immigration Law unit is a dedicated division within Legal Services.

KPMG’s Employment law and Immigration unit is a dedicated division within Legal Services, offering practical legal advice on areas of employment law and immigration. The unit forms part of a multidisciplinary team within KPMG, including tax professionals who advise on a broad range of employee-related taxation and social security issues, and professionals who are experienced in executive and employee share incentive schemes, and recruitment advisors. The unit provides legal advice on all Irish and European legislation relating to or affecting the employment relationship, and generally provides advice in the following areas:

  • Employment contracts and handbooks
  • Unfair dismissals, disciplinary and grievance matters 
  • Restructuring and redundancies
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Employment permits and visa requirements
  • Atypical workers (part-time, fixed-term etc.)
  • Equality and discrimination in the workplace
  • Health and safety issues relating to stress, bullying and harassment
  • Employee privacy and data protection
  • Employee benefit and incentive schemes
  • Organisation of working time and protective leave 

 

Employment Law Audits

The unit also undertakes employment law audits to ensure employers are complient with Irish and European Labour Law.Such an audit can be both a prudent and a cost-effective measure for businesses of all types and sizes.The objective is to identify any risk areas where a business may face potential legal or financial exposure in their capacity as an employer.The Employment Law Unit is experienced in carrying out these audits and, after identifying and assessing any risk, recommending measures which are designed to help minimise exposure in this complex and litigious area.

 

Corporate Restructuring

As part of an international employment law network, the Employment Law and Imigration Unit is able to respond quickly to clients’ needs on a global basis. This allows the Unit to assist with the management of the human resource aspects of domestic and international restructuring and with downsizing projects.

The Unit can also advise on the "Transfer of Undertaking" issues, which arise upon the sale / acquisition of a business or part of a business.

 

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