The Team

At Richard Grogan & Associates, our experienced team of solicitors are ready to offer specialised legal advice, representation and solutions.

Richard Grogan

Principal & Head of Employment & Dispute Resolution

Richard Grogan

Richard Grogan BCL, AITI, TEP, CEDR, Solicitor and Accredited Mediator. Richard specialises in Employment Law, and Taxation of Employment Law Awards and Settlements. Richard provides mediation services, both in employment disputes as an alternative to Court proceedings or claims to the WRC and workplace mediation. Richard also heads up our Reputational Risk and Crisis Management practice for Senior Executives and Senior Managers. 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, TEP, CEDR, Accredited Mediator 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.

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Caoimhe McConnell

Head of Litigation

Caoimhe McConnell

Caoimhe McConnell joined the firm on 15 November 2021 to take on the role as Head of Litigation. Caoimhe has a BCL degree from UCC and a Diploma in Commercial Litigation. Caoimhe came to the firm in November 2021 with over 15 years relevant experience.

Caoimhe brings to the firm specialist expertise in the area of personal litigation, road traffic accidents, medical negligence and workplace injury claims. Caoimhe also has considerable experience in the area of employer’s product liability and public liability claims.

Caoimhe gained considerable expertise as a Senior Solicitor in a leading Dublin plaintiff firm and in addition acting as a Senior Associate in a global law firm acting on the defence side.

Caoimhe’s role as Head of Litigation will not only include working in the area of injury claims and product liability but also working closely with the team in our Reputational and Risk Assessment practice for Executives and Senior Managers.

Caoimhe brings to the firm considerable expertise and experience in the area of workplace stress and injury claims where the firm has a particular expertise in the cross over between employment law and injury claims.

In addition to Caoimhe’s services to client’s, Caoimhe is involved in the development of the firm and the range of services to be provided to our clients.

As Head of Litigation Caoimhe will be taking the lead role in developing our medical malpractice and negligence services.

Caoimhe can be contacted by email at or using the contact form on our website or by phoning us on 01-9695781.

Natasha Hand

Associate Solicitor 

Natasha Hand

Natasha Hand, BCL, graduated from NUI, Galway in 2012 with a Bachelor of Civil Law.  In 2015, Natasha completed the Certificate in Company Secretarial Law and Practice with the Law Society of Ireland in conjunction with the ICSA.

Natasha has completed her training as a solicitor in our firm and has now joined the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates as an Associate Solicitor. Natasha has a particular interest in the area of employment law.

Natasha can be contacted by email at or by telephone on 01 9695781.

Lorraine Eagers

Office Manager

Lorraine Eagers

Lorraine Eagers B.A., is our Office Manager and is available if you need our assistance urgently. Lorraine manages all our Accounts Section.

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 assists Richard Grogan in the publication of our Keeping In Touch Newsletter.

Lorraine is responsible for organising our busy schedule in the Courts and in Tribunals.

Lorraine can be contacted at or by telephone on 01 9695781.

Amy O’ Sullivan

Legal Secretary

Amy O' Sullivan

Amy is a Legal Secretary working in developing our Personal Injuries Practice and Reputational Risk and Crisis Management Practice. Amy also works in our Employment Rights Practice with Richard Grogan.

Amy came to us from a highly respected litigation practice in Dublin and has significant experience in this area of law.

Amy joined the firm in January 2019.

Amy can be contacted at or by telephone on 01 9695781

Ewelina Jastrzebska

Legal Secretary

Ewelina Jastrzebska

Ewelina will be your first point of contact in the office. Ewelina is a Legal Secretary in our firm working alongside with Richard Grogan in our Employment Law Practice. Ewelina also works closely with both Richard Grogan and Natasha Hand in our Employment Rights Practice.

Ewelina joined the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates in March 2019.

Ewelina is a native Polish speaker and she will be your contact if you need a help in preparing your case or translation.

Ewelina is an award winning Photographer. Ewelina is also the person, in charge of our practice in developing our Social Media. Ewelina has a particular expertise and experience in this area.

Ewelina can be contacted at or by telephone on 01 9695781.

Lisa Cullen

Legal Secretary

Lisa Cullen

Lisa is a Legal Secretary in our firm working alongside Richard Grogan and Natasha Hand in our Employment Law Practise.

Lisa joined the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates in March 2020.

Lisa can be contacted at or by telephone on 01-9695781.

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