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A&L Goodbody

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Managing Partners: Julian Yarr
Number of partners: 98+
Number of lawyers: 369
Languages:Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish

Firm Overview:
A&L Goodbody is one of Ireland’s leading corporate law firms. Headquartered in Dublin, with offices in Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto, it 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, A&L Goodbody also provides full service legal advice across the island of Ireland, working on significant cross border mandates. With significant 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. 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.
Contact: David Widger
Tel: +353 1649 2309
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
Tel: +353 1 649 2204
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
Tel: +353 1 649 2930
Email: [email protected] 

Corporate Tax:
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: Paul Fahy
Tel: +353 1 649 2717
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
Tel: +353 1 649 2102
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
Tel: +1 646 975 4900
Email: [email protected]

San Francisco
Contact: Gina Conheady
Tel: +1 415 767 5261
Email: [email protected]m

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, environment and planning, employment, pensions, benefits and incentives.