Alicia Compton

Partner

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Alicia is a Partner in William Fry’s Employment & Benefits Department.  She advises on employment matters with particular experience in advising on the employment aspects of corporate restructuring, the termination of employment and in relation to employment issues in the public sector.

Recent significant matters include advising:

  • On a multinational retailer in a High Court appeal brought by a number of employees under the Payment of Wages Act 1991
  • On the employment aspects of a number of corporate restructurings in the retail and hospitality sectors
  • Premier Lotteries Ireland Limited on the employment aspects of the acquisition of the Irish National Lottery Licence

Alicia is the Practice and Procedure contributor to the Irish Employment Law Journal.

Alicia was listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Labour and Employment Law.  

A client notes: "She is outstanding: a lawyer you want to have on your side. She is extremely innovative with a sharp commercial mind," while another reports: "Her advice is always practical and to the point." Chambers Europe 2018

Alicia is  ‘extremely innovative’. Legal 500 EMEA 2018

According to Chambers Europe 2017 clients say: "She is very thoughtful, strategic and good at finding solutions to issues that are particularly complex." Legal 500 EMEA 2017 describe Alicia is ‘one of Ireland’s leading practitioners’.

In Chambers Europe 2016, clients comment that Alicia has "intricate knowledge of our business and backs us proactively at every turn. It's almost like she is a part of our company, rather than an external provider. Fantastic!". Legal 500 EMEA 2016 say Alicia's  "keen legal brain and common sense result in excellent outcomes".

In Legal 500 EMEA 2015 she is described as "practical and incisive". In Chambers Europe 2015 clients describe Alicia as "highly knowledgeable, and consistently willing to consider a variety of viewpoints to ensure that her advice is fit for the particular circumstances."  

According to Chambers Europe 2014 "she knows her law backwards, is very considered in everything she does, and thinks things through from start to finish," say clients.   


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