- Managing Partners: Julian Yarr
- Number of partners: 80
- Number of lawyers: 390
- Languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
- International Offices: The firm also has an office in Palo Alto and New York.
A&L Goodbody is a leading Irish corporate law firm. It has particular expertise in M&A, corporate finance, banking and financial services, commercial disputes, commercial property and tax. The firm advises a large international and domestic client base. The primary office is in Dublin which, alongside the Belfast office, enables A&L Goodbody to provide a full-service across the island of Ireland. It also has offices in London, New York and Palo Alto. A significant proportion of A&L Goodbody’s advice is for the international business community. This includes clients establishing, acquiring or financing operations in Ireland and cross-border transactions and disputes. The firm has long-standing working relationships with all leading international law firms and other professional advisers.
Main Areas of Practice:
A&L Goodbody consistently advises on a large number of crossborder and domestic corporate transactions and other corporate finance assignments. This includes private equity investments, financing, public to private transactions, contested takeover bids, restructurings, state privatisations, private M&A deals, public offerings and fundraising. Clients include global multinational corporations, private equity houses, investment banks and domestic corporations, government and state agencies. A&L Goodbody holds the position of Irish M&A Law Firm of the Year from each of the leading international M&A research publications.
Contact: David Widger
Tel: +353 1 649 2309
Banking & Financial Services:
The firm’s Banking and Financial Services Department is recognised as the leading player and provides a comprehensive range of banking and finance related legal services including structured finance, asset finance, restructuring, insurance, investment funds, securitisation and corporate lending.
Contact: Ciarán Rogers
Tel: +353 1 649 2204
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
A&L Goodbody has one of the largest, most experienced litigation and dispute resolution departments in Ireland. The department focuses on resolving disputes whether by way of litigation, mediation, arbitration or expert determination. The group represents clients in the Irish courts and the European Courts of Justice and is also particularly active in the commercial court.
Contact: Joe Kelly
Tel: +353 1 649 2429
A&L Goodbody’s Corporate Tax Department advises Irish and overseas companies on the taxation aspects of corporate deals and on corporate tax planning. The department also has a VAT service advising Irish and international companies and financial institutions on corporate VAT strategy.
Contact: Peter Maher
Tel: +353 1 649 2301
The firm’s Commercial Property Department is one of the largest in Ireland and advises Irish and international clients on every aspect of the commercial property. The department’s services include investment property, property development, commercial leases, property financing, retail, leisure, corporate recovery and environmental law. The firm’s service encompasses the tax, financing, environmental and planning aspects of commercial property deals.
Contact: Mairead Sherlock
Tel: +353 1 649 2109
The firm’s Inward Investment Group focuses on advising overseas clients investing in Ireland.More than 500 international clients have chosen A&L Goodbody as legal advisor. The firm was the first Irish law firm to establish a US office more than 30 years ago.
Contact: Cian McCourt /John Coman
Tel: +1 212 582 4499 / +353 1 649 2211
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Other Specialist Areas:Areas of PracticeCorporate
Banking & Financial Services
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Other Specialist Areas:
EU Regulatory & Competition
Environment & Planning
Employment, Pensions & Benefits
Restructuring & Insolvency
The firm also offers the most extensive range of specialist services available in Ireland including investment funds; EU, regulatory and competition; IP/IT; insurance; environment and planning; employment, pensions and benefits; restructuring and insolvency.