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The firm of Richard Grogan & Associates was opened at 9 Herbert Place, Dublin 2, by Richard Grogan on the 5th January 2009. In 2013 and 2015 we were finalists in Employment Law Firm of the Year category of the Irish Law Awards. In 2015 and 2016 Richard Grogan was also a finalist in the Principal Law Firm of the Year award from the Irish Law Awards. We are recognised as a specialist law firm. We aim to provide a specialised top class quality service to our clients in our areas of expertise being Employment Law, Taxation of Employment Law awards and settlements and Personal Injuries and Accident claims*. Honesty, integrity and a quality legal service based on absolute confidentiality and best practice is our aim when acting for our clients whether it is an employment, accident, taxation or probate case. For us integrity and honesty means telling you what you need to hear not what you may want to hear. We provide honest unbiased top quality advice and representation for our clients. Our job is to represent you to the best of our ability. We specialise in limited areas of Law. This allows us to develop our legal expertise in those areas to give you the best possible service we can. If we can help you we will tell you. If we cannot or do not believe you have a claim we will tell you. Giving honest unbiased advice in a simple straightforward fashion and not using legal jargon is our trademark. If you want a straight talking solicitor to act for you then please contact us.
Richard Grogan – Principal
Richard Grogan specialises in Employment Law, and Taxation of Employment Law Awards and Settlements. Richard brings over 30 years experience, specialist knowledge and expertise as a Solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor to provide a quality and value for money service to his clients. Richard is one of the best known and respected Employment Law Solicitors in Ireland. Richard is ranked as one of the top Employment Lawyers in the country. Richard writes and lectures extensively on Employment Law and Taxation. You can see some of Richards publications and lectures in our publications section.
Richard Grogan – BCL, AITI, Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), TEP was educated at Blackrock College. Richard then studied Law at UCD where he obtained an Honours BCL. Richard qualified as a Solicitor in 1979. Later he qualified as an Associate of the Taxation Institute of Ireland. Richard was a founding member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in Ireland. Richard is a qualified Solicitor, a Chartered Tax Consultant and Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner.
Richard is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association. Richard has written and lectured extensively on Employment Law, Wills, Trusts, and, Taxation. He was the original editor of “Payroll and Taxation for Employers”. Richard had a regular column for over 10 years in The Taxation Institute of Ireland – Monthly magazine; The Irish Taxation Review entitled “Legislation Events”. Richard has written extensively in The Law Society Gazette, The Irish Tax Review, The Commercial Law Practitioner, The Employment Law Journal and “The Parchment”. Richard in 2016 started writing a regular column for Irish Legal News.
Richard was a lecturer in Succession and Trust Law for The Taxation Institute of Ireland. Richard has lectured extensively for The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, The Law Society, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Central Law Training, various Bar Associations and many specialist interest groups on Employment Law and Taxation. Richard was also a regular columnist for the Irish Independents “Know Your Rights”. Richard appears regularly in the Labour Relations Commission, Equality Tribunal, the Employment Appeals Tribunal, The Labour Court and in the Circuit Court in Employment cases.
After Richard qualified as a Solicitor he worked in Conveyancing. Later he moved to general Litigation where he specialised in Litigation cases involving workplace accidents and general accidents including car accidents. Subsequently Richard became the Head of Conveyancing in a medium sized Dublin firm. After that Richard moved to a Top Four Accountancy firm where he specialised in Capital Acquisitions Tax and Capitals Gains Tax. Richard moved to the Human Resource Solutions practice of that firm where he was a Senior Manager. Subsequently Richard became a Senior Associate in a leading Cork firm of Solicitors but worked in Dublin before becoming a Partner in one of the most highly respected medium sized firms in Dublin where he headed up their Employment and Taxation Department. In 2009 Richard decided to set up the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates to provide boutique legal services in our specialised areas of Law.
Richard is a recognised specialist in Employment Law and Litigation. Richard also has a strong knowledge of Taxation Law as it applies to Employers and Employees. Richard has been involved as the lead lawyer in some of the most challenging Employment Law cases. Richard acts for both employers and employees.
Richard was a Committee member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland from 2011 until 2016.
You can contact Richard directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01-9695781.
Michelle Loughnane ( Nee Moran) – Senior Associate
Michelle Lough (Nee Moran), B.A., L.L.B., graduated from NUI, Galway in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2009. Michelle entered the Irish Roll of Solicitors in 2013 and quickly established herself as a skilful litigator. In 2017 Michelle Obtained the Advanced Diploma in Applied Employment Law from the Honorable Society of Kings Inns.
Michelle joined Richard Grogan & Associates in May 2015 as an Associate Solicitor and became a Senior Associate in 2016 working in our Employment Law and Litigation Departments. She has extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution. Michelle’s areas of expertise are personal injuries litigation, including injuries arising out of road traffic accidents, occupational accidents, public liability and product liability.
Michelle is a very client focused solicitor and has secured high value judgements and settlements for her clients.
Michelle won the Law Society of Ireland Client Consultation Competition and represented Ireland in the prestigious Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition. Michelle has also worked with the Law Society of Ireland judging legal competitions and tutoring. She is also a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland.
Michelle can be contacted at email@example.com or on 9695781.
Lorraine Eagers – Office Manager
Lorraine Eagers B.A., is our Office Manager and is available if you need our assistance urgently.
Lorraine holds an Institute of Commercial Management Diploma in Legal Studies, a City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications and Lorraine qualified for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law in 2012. In 2017 Lorraine Obtained the Advanced Diploma in Applied Employment Law from the Honorable Society of Kings Inns.
Lorraine has worked with Richard since 2007. Lorraine has been instrumental in setting up the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors.
Lorraine is responsible for organising our busy schedule in the Courts and in Tribunals.
Lorraine can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01 9695781.
Lauren Webb joined the firm in 2013 as a Secretary.
Lauren works with Michelle in developing our Litigation practice.
Lauren holds a FETAC Level 5 Award in Human Resources and also holds a FETAC Level 5 Award in Legal Support Services.
Lauren can be contacted at email@example.com or on 01 9695781
Karolina is our Receptionist and a Secretary in our firm.
Karolina joined the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates in September 2015.
Karolina holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and qualified for a Legal Secretary Diploma in 2015.
Karolina will be the first person in our firm you will speak to and will assist clients with queries.
When you come to the office she is there to help you through completing any documentation and paperwork which we need in preparing your case.
Karolina can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01 9695781.
*In contentious cases a Solicitor may not charge fees as a percentage or portion of any award or settlement.
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