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A&L Goodbody

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Managing Partners: David Widger

Number of Partners: 109

Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish

Firm Overview: 

A&L Goodbody is one of Ireland's leading corporate law firms. Comprising A&L Goodbody LLP and related partnerships, the firm has 109 partners and over 900 staff. Headquartered in Dublin, with offices in Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto, the firm has specialist teams across all practice areas of Irish corporate law.

For over 100 years A&L Goodbody has been at the centre of corporate Ireland, advising some of the largest and most influential corporates, both domestic and international. With a large operation in Belfast, the team provides full service legal advice across the island of Ireland, working on significant cross border mandates. With considerable international experience, the firm works closely with international law firms and other professional services advisors.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Corporate & M&A: A&L Goodbody consistently advises on a large number of crossborder and domestic corporate transactions and other corporate finance assignments. The firm’s corporate and M&A group works closely with specialist departments and together A&L Goodbody offer its clients immediate and centralised access to market-leading technology solutions. The ability to layer innovation and expertise differentiates A&L Goodbody from other firms by ensuring that its clients can leverage new technology and best practices on an ever-evolving basis. The firm’s experience extends beyond transactional work and A&L Goodbody advises clients through every stage of the company life-cycle.

Contact: Richard Grey

Email: [email protected]

Finance: The firm’s finance department is recognised as the leading player in the market. It 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

Email: [email protected]

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: Enda Hurley

Email: [email protected]

Corporate Tax: A&L Goodbody 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: Paul Fahy

Email: [email protected]

Commercial Property: The firm’s commercial property department is one of the largest in Ireland and advises Irish and international clients on every aspect of 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: Niamh O’Sullivan

Email: [email protected]

Inward Investment: The firm’s inward investment group focuses on advising overseas clients investing in Ireland. The firm was the first Irish law firm to establish a US office more than 30 years ago.

New York Contact: Maria McElhinney

Email: [email protected]

San Francisco Contact: John Whelan

Email: [email protected]

Other Specialist Areas: The firm also offers the most extensive range of specialist services available in Ireland including asset management and investment funds, EU, competition, and procurement, commercial and technology, insurance and reinsurance, environmental and planning, employment, pensions, benefits and incentives, energy, infrastructure & natural resources, legal project management.


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Ireland - Head office
International Financial Services Centre, 3 Dublin Landings, North Wall Quay, , Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, 1


Email: [email protected]

Tel: +353 1 649 2000

Fax: +353 1 649 2649