Worthingtons Solicitors

Alexander Redpath

Employment

Alexander graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with a degree in Law in 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2013. Alexander has served as a member of the Queen’s University Senate.

Alexander joined Worthingtons in 2020 and works in the Employment Department of our Belfast Office.

Alexander represents both employees and employers including private sector businesses and local government. Alexander advises in a range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Alexander has extensive experience representing clients before the Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal in actions for unfair dismissal and all categories of discrimination, as well as providing practical advice on employment and HR issues in the workplace. Alexander maintains an interest in sports law and serves as Chairman of the Irish Football Association Disciplinary Committee. Alexander also maintains an interest in classical music and is a former director of the Ulster Orchestra.

Career Highlights

  • Acted for a senior executive in a complex equal pay, disability discrimination and unfair dismissal claim.
  • Acted for an employee in a complex maternity, disability and sex discrimination claim.
  • Advocacy in Industrial Tribunal matters to include Case Management Discussions for Orders and Issues, Pre-Hearing Reviews and Review hearings.
  • Drafting terms and conditions of employment and company handbooks for charities and private sector businesses.

Areas of Expertise

Employment

Alexander Redpath's latest article

Managing redundancy in the new normal

Uncertainty prevails on the likely length of the pandemic, the level of government support available for businesses and the severity of the recession that will likely result. Redundancies are on the...

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