Jim Waters - Profile

Practice Areas and Professional Experience:

Jim Waters is the principal of Waters and Associates, solicitors. He practices in the areas of employment law, industrial relations and commercial litigation. He advises on all areas of the employment relationship from both the perspective of employees and employers. He advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters.


Having acted for multi-nationals, large domestic companies and employees he has a depth of knowledge in these areas.


He lectures and tutors in the Law Society of Ireland. He has contributed to the Employment Law Journal and to the Irish Independent newspaper on employment and industrial relations issues.


Jim practiced in both Matheson Ormsby Prentice and William Fry, two of Ireland's top ranked commercial law firms, in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law and industrial relations prior to establishing Waters & Associates in 2006.


Professional Memberships and Activities

Jim is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and sits on the Litigation Committee of the Dublin Solicitors' Bar Association as a contributor on employment law and industrial relations.



Jim Waters is ranked as a Band 1 practitioner in employment law and peers consider him a skillful and pragmatic opponent - Chambers Europe 2011




University College Cork, Bachelor of Civil Law

University College Dublin, Masters in Commercial Law

University College Dublin, Diploma in Employment Law

Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland

Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising)


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