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New Part­ner Joins Employ­ment Team

Swaab are delight­ed to wel­come new part­ner Michael Byrnes to the firm’s Employ­ment Practice.

Swaab are delight­ed to wel­come new part­ner Michael Byrnes to the firm’s Employ­ment Practice.

Michael brings with him over 21 years’ expe­ri­ence in employ­ment law with a spe­cial­i­ty in Work­place rela­tions, Employ­ment and Safe­ty. Michael’s broad range of expe­ri­ence includes employ­ment con­tract nego­ti­a­tion, employ­ment law aspects of cor­po­rate trans­ac­tions and appear­ing as an advo­cate in var­i­ous courts, tri­bunals and com­mis­sions, which include com­mon law employ­ment lit­i­ga­tion, indus­tri­al dis­putes, unfair dis­missal hear­ings, work health and safe­ty plea hear­ings and coro­nial inquests.

Michael said he is excit­ed about join­ing Swaab Attor­neys and the oppor­tu­ni­ty to work close­ly with the exist­ing Employ­ment Team, Richard Ott­ley and Simon Obee.

I am pleased to be join­ing such a dynam­ic and ener­getic part­ner­ship. I look for­ward to col­lab­o­rat­ing with my well-respect­ed col­leagues in the Employ­ment Team and con­tribut­ing to the future of the firm.”

Man­ag­ing Part­ner, Mary Digiglio com­ment­ed, It is won­der­ful to be able to announce Michael’s arrival at Swaab Attor­neys. Michael is a great cul­tur­al fit for Swaab and is wel­comed by our exist­ing Employ­ment Team. Michael’s skills both com­ple­ment and add a new dimen­sion to our exist­ing employ­ment prac­tice. Giv­en the needs of our clients in this area, we are pleased to be able to offer a broad­er employ­ment ser­vice to the market.”

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