Aoife BradleyEmployment, Pensions and Employee Benefits Partner, LK Shields

oife is Head of the Employment and Pensions Team. Aoife’s practice is primarily focused on contentious employment law matters and commercial litigation.

Aoife is an experienced practitioner in the area of employment related disputes involving senior executives and pension and employee benefit related disputes. She has considerable experience in the area of unfair dismissal, employment injunctions, discrimination, redundancy, bullying and harassment and stress related matters, disciplinary investigations and proceedings.

As part of her practice, Aoife regularly assists clients in developing risk management strategies in respect of employment and litigation issues.

She also provides ongoing support to a range of domestic and multi-national clients on non-contentious employment law matters. Her approach is to provide practical advice and solutions that work for clients.

Aoife also has considerable experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution to include contractual disputes, commercial disputes and professional negligence claims defending solicitors, architects and engineers.

Aoife is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences on employment issues and has had articles published on a wide range of topical employment law related matters. 



  • Advising in respect of workplace investigations, suspensions, disciplinary and grievance issues.
  • Acting in the defence of payment of wages, minimum notice and industrial relations claims before the Labour Relations Commission.
  • Advising employers in respect of dignity at work issues and acting in the defence of dignity at work/equality claims before the Equality Tribunal and the courts.
  • Acting on behalf of employers and insurers in the defence of employer liability claims.
  • Advising employers in respect of employment issues arising from changes to their pension promise from defined benefit to defined contribution. 
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