The Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI) was established in November 2010 to promote the exchange of ideas and information and to encourage close collaboration among those with a professional interest in the practice or study of employment law on the island of Ireland. The ELAI welcomes all with such an interest to join the Association.

Next event:

October 25th - Employment Law Updater Seminar

Date for your diary:

ELAI Annual Dinner - 23rd November 2018 in the Westbury. Details to follow shortly.

Legal Island - Employment Equality Law in Ireland Update 2018: half-price discount for ELAI members


ELAI members can avail of a half price discount on this conference (€288 instead of €575) for Legal Island's Employment Equality Law in Ireland Update 2018 on 11th October 2018 in the Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin. Please quote the promo code ELAI288 when booking by telephone 01 401 3874 to Vanessa Porter or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Full details are available here and here.




Thank you very much to all attended the ELAI AGM recently. 

The outgoing ELAI committee 

Seán Hurley (middle), winner of the Dr Mary Redmond Bursary 2018 with Patrick Usher (left), Mary Redmond's son and Professor Mark Bell, TCD School of Law (right)




    Membership 2017/2018 now due.

For current members please renew your membership for the upcoming membership year through to Spring 2018 by clicking here to fill in an online application form. A link will be sent to you by email then to complete payment by PayPal or by bank transfer.

Membership rates will remain the same for the upcoming membership year. Please note that members who have joined or renewed their membership since January 2017 will retain their membership through to the next AGM in Spring 2018 and do not need to re-subscribe. 

Click here for information on the ELAI's survey of practitioners on dispute resolution under the Workplace Relations Act 2015 - One Year On

Some photos from the recent Midyear Meeting of the American Bar Association: Section of Labor and Employment Law in association with the ELAI, May 2017