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EBA CPD: Just and Equitable? Compensation & Awards in the WRC

4:30–5:30pm, March 13th, 2024

Gaffney Room & Online

Topic: Just and Equitable? Compensation & Awards in the WRC

This event will consider the way compensation is evaluated and awarded in statutory employment law complaints before the Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court.

Attendees will better understand the legal and statutory basis for the award of compensation in employment rights disputes, the current state of law and practice in this area, and the potential areas of conflict between them.


Paul D Maier BL is a barrister in his second year of practice, specialising in the law of work, labour and employment.

Cathy Smith SC Specialism: Employment and Commercial Law.

  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

  • Member of the Executive Committee of Arbitration Ireland

  • Member of the ICC National Committee

  • Member of the Steering Committee for Dublin International Disputes Week 2024

  • Director - Dublin Disputes Resolution Centre

  • Member of the Company Law Review Group

  • Chairperson and Independent Arbitrator - Tracker Mortgage Appeals Panel

  • Member of the Determination Panel pursuant to the European Union (Common Fisheries Policy) (Points System) Regulations 2020.

  • Member of the Council of the Bar of Ireland

  • Chairperson of the ADR Committee of the Bar of Ireland

  • Former Vice Chairperson Irish Women Lawyers Association

  • Member of the Employment Bar Association, EU Bar Association and the Employment Lawyers Association of Ireland

1 CPD point.

This event is open to members only.

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