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David Gaffney

David Gaffney graduated from University College Cork with a BA Degree and subsequently obtained a Diploma in Legal Studies from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

David is a Practising Solicitor of the Law Society of Ireland, a Certified Insurance Practitioner with the Insurance Institute of Ireland and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

David gained litigation experience in Cork before taking an in-house legal advisory role in a multi-national legal expenses insurance company where he was responsible for the provision of employment and commercial legal advice to corporate clients. David subsequently joined a large commercial Dublin law firm before returning to Cork where he worked in a well-known law firm before ultimately establishing Gaffney Solicitors in 2014. Gaffney Solicitors was founded on the basis of only providing advice on certain specific legal areas so as to ensure clients benefit fully from experienced and specialised advice.

David practices, writes and lectures extensively in Employment Law and Human Resource related matters; he is an ongoing contributor to various web-based research programmes and professional periodicals. David represents both employers and employees before the Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court and the Civil Courts.