Boyce Shubotham


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Boyce is a Consultant with our Employment & Benefits Department. Boyce espouses the importance of strategic advice at the early stage to avoid claims or litigation and increasingly clients have recognised that his approach can save the cost of expensive litigation.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to avoid all claims or litigation and over his career he has been on the winning side of many of the leading employment law decisions in Ireland from the seminal Fennelly –v- Assicurazioni Generali Spa, to Berber –v- Dunnes Stores, Nagle and Williamson –v- Payzone and Nolan –v- Emo Oil.   

He advocates on behalf of clients before Adjudication Officers, and the Labour Court, representing both corporate clients and senior executives.

Boyce is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

The highly experienced Boyce Shubotham is revered by the market, with one client stating: "He is insightful and gets to the heart of the matter very quickly. We find him very solution-focused and a great sounding board, frequently coming up with ideas that we may not have thought about." ​Chambers Europe 2019
Boyce was listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Labour and Employment Law.
Boyce Shubotham is a highly respected practitioner described by a source as someone who "does a good job for his clients." Chambers Europe 2018
Boyce is "excellent". Legal 500 2018
Boyce is ranked as a leading lawyer in major international legal directories, in Chambers Europe 2017 clients confirm that the market-leading Boyce Shubotham has "excellent technical knowledge," and is "responsive and commercially aware." 

According to interviewees in Chambers Europe  2016, Boyce "has great, savvy experience of how things will pan out. I liked his measured, personable approach." 

In Chambers Europe 2015, sources say Boyce "is an extremely knowledgeable employment litigator. Clients seek to involve him in the most sensitive and contentious HR matters". 

Legal 500 EMEA, 2015 say that his team is ‘responsive and reliable’ headed by the ‘astute and commercial’ Boyce Shubotham. 


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