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Ailbhe advises domestic and international clients on a variety of employment law and industrial relations issues.  She specialises in guiding employers through crisis and change management situations, from conduct of disciplinary and grievance processes and investigations of bullying / harassment or whistleblowing allegations, to complex terminations of employment.

Ailbhe joins Matheson with extensive experience in providing strategic and practical advice on corporate transactions and restructurings, regularly acting for clients before the WRC, the Labour Court and the civil courts.

A frequent lecturer on current employment law issues and contributor to employment law publications, she is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI), the Employment Committee of the Dublin Solicitor Bar Association (DSBA), the European Employment Lawyer’s Association (EELA) and the UK Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).

Experience Highlights
  • Advising Macquarie Asset Management in relation to its agreement to acquire the Beacon Hospital in Dublin, subject to customary regulatory approvals. 
"Ailbhe Dennehy is an exceptional lawyer. The knowledge and expertise she has in her field make her an objective and trustworthy lawyer who gives well-rounded advice."
Employment: The European Legal 500 2023

Ailbhe Dennehy is named a Next Generation Partner
Employment: The European Legal 500 2022