Welcome to Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors

Award winning Employment Law and Personal Injury* Claims Solicitors based in Dublin.

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Welcome to our Law Firm, Richard Grogan & Associates.

We are a specialist boutique law firm providing legal services in Employment Law & Personal Injury* Litigation.  We are not a full service law firm. We only provide legal services in the areas of law where we can provide best practice, expertise and experience to our clients.  Giving honest & unbiased advice in a simple & straightforward fashion without legal jargon is our trademark. This sometimes means telling clients what they need to hear and not what they want to hear.  If you want a straight talking legal team, we are the firm for you.

In 2019 we were winners of the Law Firm Innovation Award and in 2018 the Employment Law Firm of the Year Award from Irish Law Awards. In both years we were finalists in the Leinster (including Dublin) Litigation Firm of the year. In 2020 the Firm won the Leaders in Law 2020 Global Awards as Employment Law Firm of the Year in  Ireland.

We are a straight talking solution based Firm. If we believe, you have a case, or a claim, or an area of services which we can provide to you, we will tell you. If we do not believe that is the position,  we will equally tell you. We are known as a straight talking Firm. We are also known as a Firm that seeks to provide solutions.

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Practice Areas

Employment Law for Employers

We provide an award-winning advisory service to employers on all aspects of the employer and employee relationship.

Employment Law for Employees

We are an award winning Employment Law firm offering a broad range of legal services to employees on both contentious and non contentious employment law issues.

Executive Employees

Richard Grogan & Associates have a particular expertise in providing a bespoke legal service to executive and senior employees.

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Testimonials

My experience with Richard Grogan & Associates firm began and ended (successfully) over a 10 month period. They promised to do their best for me and they really delivered. I cannot recommend them highly enough. They treated me and my case with complete expertise and professionalism throughout. They explained plainly all aspects of the process to me and made sure I completely understood what to expect. They will tell you straight up if you have a case or not and in doing so will alleviate a lot of stress. I will always sing their praises and wish them the best.

M. M.

Many thanks to Richard and his team for all the help and wish them the very best in the future! Highly recommended.

D. S.

The first thing you should know about Richard Grogan and associates is that they tell you straight up if you have a case or not. They know employment law inside out and were actually recommended to me by a friend because of their excellent reputation and success rate. I went to them about an unfair dismissal case and they not only helped me with that, but went out of their way to help me in other parts of my case that I hadn't even considered. Richard is very articulate, knowledgeable and straightforward so you always know where you stand. Michelle is such a lovely person, a great listener, puts you at ease when you are nervous and has just got pure class in the courtroom. I am so happy that they helped me with my case and I will be recommending them to everyone! Thank you so much!

T. C.

Many thanks to Richard Grogan and Associates for all your help over the last few months.
Your efficiency and work rate is amazing and Richard had no problem given you a call at 9 o clock at night to keep you fully informed and up to date. We achieved a prompt resolution when I needed their help.
Richard Grogan know employment law inside out and upside down,they are a highly experienced team of Solicitors. Richard is a very straight talker, it is very important to listen to him carefully as he does not repeat himself. Best of luck in the future to Richard Grogan & Associates,They are a top class firm.

D. L.

A professional, highly motivated, driven, honest, methodical, niche team of lawyers. Having dealt with these legal eagles through Richard Grogan & Associates and prior to the firm opening in 2009 I cannot recommend them highly enough for any Personal injury, employment law resolution or contentious matters whether acting for the plaintiff or the defendant.
Both front of house, back office and partners of this firm are astute listeners, interested in facts not maybes or might have been. You ask a question you get a straight answer, which shows the wealth of experience this firm holds. If you don’t ask a question you get the answer anyway, because again this firm know there niche areas inside out and upside down. In fact, I think after the initial consultation Michelle and Richard play out the different scenarios by which a case will develop and get it fairly accurate every time!
While not the cheapest firm in town not the most expensive either, but, without a hesitation the best value.
I would like to wish this firm many more years of success, accolades and look forward to hearing more of Richard’s unrivalled insight to employment law during his many contributions on nation airwaves.

T. C.

My experience of Richard Grogan & Associates started back nearly four years ago. At the start I found Richard very difficult to deal with as he has a manner that could be misconstrued. Once I realised that Richard is rather eccentric in his approach towards his clients and that he is probably the best lawyer I have ever had represent me, I was quiet happy to sit back and follow his instructions without question. Richard knows his stuff and watching him perform in a WRC hearing was a joy to behold. To see him sit back and watch my employers representative throw everthing and the kitchen sink at me, then for Richard to speak one sentence and destroy him was fantastic. If you want a top class lawyer then look no further than Richard Grogan. I would also like to say that Michelle has also been fantastic when dealing with my workplace injury claim winning me a large sum of money that I wouldn't even have made a claim for had it not been for her advice. Finally I would also like to say how great all the other staff behind the scenes have been. Thanks again everyone and best of luck to you all.

T. W.

Mr. Grogan knows the employment law inside out! His knowledge and attention to detail is the best I've seen yet. He helped me to resolve the issue I had and achieve successful outcome. Highly recommend his services in case needed.

A. J.

I thought I would just send you a quick note to say that I enjoyed looking at your website and the various available documents which can be downloaded. I particularly like your approach in relation to fees and costs – straight talking and nice with it.

CBSolicitor

Excellent service, clear communication. Very clear direction and supportive in every aspect
Continuous contact throughout. Thank you Natasha and Richard you were very supportive and professional at all times and a good team of staff.

A.M.

Many thanks to you and your team for your sincere attitude towards me and your work for me that was done at a very high professional level. The result for me was brilliant. If someone needs help from a lawyer, I highly recommend that you contact Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors.

A. R.

I have been using your site for updates on employment law for some time and it has been extremely useful for me in executing my role as “legal guru” in a HR function. I find the site very reliable.

In house HR Consultant

Well done on being so proactive

SolicitorMid West

Achieved a prompt resolution when I needed their help. Richard and Michelle know their areas of law and highly experienced practitioners. Highly recommend.

A. W.

I admire the valuable information that you share here.

VAT Officer Revenue Commissioners

Great resource

Mark EiffeLegal Counsel at SOS-ventures Investments

Excellent News Richard

Shane DempseyMediator

Your insights are brilliant to read. I have some expertise in the employment field but I must say that I have often read your information before I make a judgement myself. You have a great way of assessing information. Moreover, it is very helpful and altruistic of you to provide such expert information in order to assist and help others. That is very much appreciated.

Sinead Ni TreabhairCitizens Information

Just wanted to say you helped me greatly over the last year with your updates and information.

NCManager

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Z.O.

Mr Grogan is confident and straight talking. He has great knowledge of employment law and he is expert in rules and directives that regulates HGV drivers. He was very helpful and supportive.
Thank you very much.

D.E.

Highly recommended all Grogans Solicitor & Associates.... Once again big thank you!!!

M.S.

I want to say thank you for Mister Grogan for his professional help, Andrew also help me a lot they have the best customer service as well I will recommend to everyone this professional team thankyou guys wish you all the best

V.C.

Richard & Natasha were extremely knowledgeable & immediately filled me with confidence & put me at ease. They were very efficient & in turn my case was resolved promptly, with a very satisfactory outcome. I would highly recommended this law firm.

M.B.

I would like to thank Richard for their services and help with my injury and employment case. They were very professional and helpful making us feel comfortable throughout the process. They were not afraid of taking on my case against a big airline and managed to get to a very satisfactory outcome. I always knew what to expect next in every stage of the case. I would not hesitate to recommend them to others. Thanks Richard.

C.A.M.

A very knowledge man who is straight to the point and tells you it as it is. He knows employment law so well and will give you great guidance and advice. Often it may not be the advice you want to hear but you know it's the right advice when you think about it. Would definitely recommend him highly

W. B.

Highly recommend Natasha on the very thorough work she did on my case. Fought tooth and nail came up with a win in a very difficult work place case. Along with the very straight forward Mr Grogan who will be 100% brutally honest with you, a very knowledgeable man who will not mess you around and tell you straight if you have a case or not.
I can not thank them enough.
Would recommend them 110%

R. M.

Probably most professional Solicitors I have met in my life. Very polite, kind, and will give best services for client. Glad to meet them and apriaciate all they done for me. Highly recommend!

V. C.

Very professional and competent team. Helped in difficult and stressful situation, explained all the steps, which made the process easier. I highly recommend this fantastic team for legal advise. I wish them all the best for their success.

V. R.

I suddenly needed employment law advice and was given Richards name as a recommendation. Richard was professional, forthright and resolved my issue very much to my satisfaction

R. D.

Sometimes "you get caught in a moment and you can't get out of it". And sometimes it's good to take a pause to seek the best counsel you can before you pull the trigger! Sometimes you have to listen to tough messages and sometimes this can push you to think of solutions that.you never would have thought off when "caught in the moment". Money very well spent, Thank you Richard.

D.H.

As an academic teaching employment law annually to 100s of students, the subject can sometimes seem 'dry' and difficult for my students to grasp. Richard has a gift of explaining how the law works in practice, its strengths and limitations, and the practical implications for employees and managers. Using anonymised examples from his extensive experience, Richard brings the technical provisions and human impact together in a unique way. Despite his hectic schedule, Richard is always willing to give freely of his expertise, and my students and I appreciate, and learn from, his generosity.

D.C.

Richard is very kind, professional and always willing to help person.
I highly recommend Richard Grogan &Associates to act on your behalf in any employment law or other legal matters.

Richard jest bardzo miłą, profesjonalną i zawsze gotową do pomocy osobą.
Gorąco polecam Richard Grogan & Associates jako prawników w dziedzinie prawa pracy jak i również innych gałęzi prawa.

T.P.

Working within HR, Richard Grogan posts on LinkedIn and his blogs on his website, are my go to for up to date information and advice. In these ever changing and challenging times, Richards post are honest, frank, engaging and reassuring, I for one really appreciate these posts.

A.O.

Richards advice and up to date knowledge is invaluable to me regarding employment law, and keeping up to date is crucial for my business. His up to date knowledge and sharing his wisdom is key to many people. Would highly recommend Richard Grogan & Associates

R.F.

Richard and his team have been an experienced and insightful resource for Capella in terms of employment law. When it comes to the law, there is no room for error and I am happy to have Richard Grogan & Associates at the end of the phone to answer queries without delay.

C.T.

Richard and his team provide a top class service. Their communcations through newsletters and social media posts also provide knowledge, support and advice to many professionals, Businesses and employees which they must be commended for.
I recommend Richard and his team.

HR Buddy

I contacted Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors for a consultation on employment law. The consultation was arranged in a professional and timely fashion by the legal secretaries and detailed information was provided in advance about documentation to be shared with the firm, fees, media to be used for the consultation, etc.
I did not have an employment law case to discuss, rather, I was looking for general legal advice on a couple of topics.
Richard talked me through all the legal aspects to be taken into consideration on the topics I was interested in, and asked additional questions in order to provide me with a more accurate legal advice, pertinent to my queries, even though I had no actual case to talk over.
The conversation was very professional, clear, and the advice was given with no vagueness or ambiguities, and I received all the relevant information I was looking for.
A comprehensive consultation note, describing the conversation we had and the advice provided was promptly forwarded to me soon after.
I appreciated dealing with this firm and will certainly contact them again if I will require in future any further employment law advice.

E.B.

Richard is an expert in Employment law and he regularly shares valuable insights on topics around employment law among his peers and in the media that demonstrate his knowledge. I would recommended Richard Grogan and Associates to anyone in need of quality legal advice

E.M.

I would like to thank Richard and his team for the excellent work carried out on my behalf. The knowledge and professionalism shown to me was first class. I am very grateful for his support and I would highly recommend Richard Grogan and Associates to anybody requiring legal representation.

Richard came highly recommended to me from business associates which I now really appreciate the recommendation and will pass on this recommendation to all me friends, family and colleagues in the future.

C.S.

Richard has been providing insights to the basics of employment law for free via his LinkedIn page throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, for no purpose other than to help educate the public on all matters relating to their rights, current issues in employment, etc. A more than generous contribution to society considering the amount of stress everyone is under at the moment with the ongoing pandemic.

P.F.

I have used Richard Grogan & Associates for Professional Advice with respect to forthcoming legislation. I have found his level of knowledge in the area of employment law unsurpassed. In any given issue I have found him to be forensic in his approach. I believe that there are few as well versed in employment law as he and his colleagues are. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

Senator Gerard Craughwell

My experience of Richard Grogan & Associates has been an extremely positive one. My first contact with Richard was straight and to the point. He stated all the requirements needed from me to determine the merits of the case. Had an appointment within days and the facts were brilliantly laid out for me including all the positives and the negatives.
Richard moved forward on the case and liaised with me throughout.
I had a difficult time dealing with my legal matters and Richard was great in this regard . He always kept my wishes and my feelings in check as no-one likes to potentially go to court over work issues.
At the end of these matters I was delighted put things behind me and I believe that Richard and his team deserve this recognition. I would have no doubts in recommending Richard Grogan to anyone with employment matters. I cant see how anyone could have done a more professional job.

C.B.

Richard's employment law updates on LinkedIn are topical and factual, they have been particularly beneficial in the new Covid world that we live in. Thanks Richard, they have helped me a lot!

E.W.

Top class quality service. Highly recommended 👌

B.W.

Richard was extremely supportive and provided excellent legal advice during a brief phone call. During my certified absence from work, the employer has contacted me on numerous occasions, causing me great distress and adding to my current health problems.

E.O.

Richards knowledge of employment and contract law in Ireland is second to known. I can highly recommend using his practice.

MJR

Richard's employment law updates on LinkedIn are topical and factual, they have been particularly beneficial in the new Covid world that we live in. Thanks Richard, they have helped me a lot!

E.W.

My experience of Richard Grogan & Associates has been an extremely positive one. My first contact with Richard was straight and to the point. He stated all the requirements needed from me to determine the merits of the case. Had an appointment within days and the facts were brilliantly laid out for me including all the positives and the negatives.
Richard moved forward on the case and liaised with me throughout.
I had a difficult time dealing with my legal matters and Richard was great in this regard . He always kept my wishes and my feelings in check as no-one likes to potentially go to court over work issues.
At the end of these matters I was delighted put things behind me and I believe that Richard and his team deserve this recognition. I would have no doubts in recommending Richard Grogan to anyone with employment matters. I cant see how anyone could have done a more professional job.

C.B.

Very professional firm and client friendly in a very courteous way. Best firm in Ireland with regards to employment law and legislation, for both employer and employee. I would have no hesitation in seeking their advice on any legal matter.

G.A.

Having recently completed a Diploma in HR Management, I have to thank Richard for his excellent post's on LinkedIn, which were very helpful during my research for my assignment. I was given permission to reference them in my work too, which was fantastic. Open and helpful, very nice to deal with. Thanks Richard.

J.S.

I have been attending CPD events where Richard has been speaking for many years and find that he is both engaging and extremely informative and always expresses his desire to assist colleagues if needed.

B.M.

I contacted RGS a few months ago just for a consultation, Sorcha was patient, courteous and provided her views. At that time I opted not to proceed further, however two months later my employer left me with no option but to engage solicitors and my first port of call was RGS.

Sorcha and Richard heard my concerns and advised how they would proceed, they made contact on mybehalf with senior and junior council and got them on board and kept me appraised at all times.

I was properly guided and support through the entire process and they managed to get a successful outcome for me.

A special mention for Sorcha, as during this very challenging time she was a sea of calm, provided reliable advise on small matters that stood to me and was very responsive at all times. Thank you

The entire team at RGS including Richard himself are all very efficient and responsive, you know you are with a professional firm that empathises with your predicament and provide reliable, concise, clear advise and direction. Well done and thank you

D.C.

I recieved a call from Richard soon after emailing my request for guidance, got super advice, for free, certainly not the type to take your case simply for your money.
Much appreciated, thank you Richard

N.O.

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