"Barry Reynolds is a talented, responsible and practical adviser." (Chambers Europe, 2024)

Barry Reynolds is a Partner at GQ|Littler. He has been advising on Irish employment for over 20 years and has practiced in two of Ireland's largest commercial firms and most recently led the Dublin employment team of an international firm. Barry advises both global and local clients across various sectors and has significant inhouse experience in the financial services sector.

He has extensive experience of advising Boards and partnering with senior management, including to resolve sensitive and urgent disputes, advise strategically on internal processes and on the employment aspects of transactions. 

Barry is recognised in the Legal 500 EMEA (2013 – 24) and clients say: "Barry Reynolds is a stand out partner in the employment field. Barry has a very approachable manner but is also an excellent negotiator who will go the extra mile to ensure the right outcome for his client.” He is acknowledged as a leading lawyer in the Ireland employment law arena by Chambers Europe (2013 – 24) as "extremely proactive and accessible.... and commercially aware", "particularly strong in the discreet resolution of sensitive disputes", "robust, fair on both parties and immune to challenge" and clients say, “Barry is always responsive and delivers his advice and guidance with a flair for commercial considerations." Barry was recognised in the Business Today Lawyer Awards 2023 as one of the most Outstanding Employment Lawyers in Ireland. 

Barry is a member of the Irish Law Society's Employment and Equality Law Committee, European Employment Lawyers Association and Employment Lawyers Association of Ireland.