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 specialises in Employment Law, and Taxation of Employment Law Awards and Settlements. 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, 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.

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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 Workplace Relations Commission, The Labour Court, the Circuit Court, and in the High 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 richard@grogansolicitors.ie or on 01-9695781.

Sorcha Finnegan

Senior Associate 

Sorcha Finnegan

Sorcha Finnegan joined the firm on the 4th January 2021. Sorcha qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 and has an Honours Law Degree together with a degree in History and German. Sorcha is a Notary Public. Sorcha specialises in Personal Injury litigation. Sorcha has extensive experience in the area of Personal Injuries, Workplace Accidents, Medical Negligence, and, Breach of Contract. Sorcha brings a unique level of experience to our firm which is a plaintiff litigation firm. In addition to having significant plaintiff litigation experience Sorcha has extensive experience in dealing as a defence insurance claim solicitor. Sorcha therefore brings a unique insight to our practice which will assist our clients in bringing personal injury claims. Sorcha also has extensive experience in the area of Employment Law in both contentious and non-contentious Employment Law issues. Sorcha will be working closely with Richard Grogan in developing our Reputational Risk and Crisis Management Practice where there is very often an overlap between Employment Law and Personal Injuries in particular stress related issues.

Sorcha was previously a Partner in a well-respected Dublin law firm. Sorcha joined the firm of Richard Grogan & Associates to assist us in becoming not only a well-recognised boutique Employment Law Specialist Firm but also a boutique Personal Injury and Accident Claim Firm particularly in the area of workplace accidents and catastrophic injuries.

Sorcha can be contacted by email at sorcha@grogansolicitors.ie or by telephone 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 natasha@grogansolicitors.ie 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 lorraine@grogansolicitors.ie 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 amy@grogansolicitors.ie 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 ewelina@grogansolicitors.ie 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 lisa@grogansolicitors.ie or by telephone on 01-9695781.

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