A&L Goodbody appoints four new partners and 38 new associates

A&L Goodbody has announced the appointment of four new partners bringing the total number of partners in the firm to 91

The new partners are in the firm's Dublin, Belfast and New York offices and cover a range of practice areas including energy and natural resources, insurance, litigation, banking and finance. These appointments will further strengthen A&L Goodbody's domestic and international capability.

The new partners are: Barbara Creed (Litigation, Belfast), John Dallas (Projects, Energy & Natural Resources, Dublin), Maria McElhinney (Banking and Financial Services, New York) and Sinéad Lynch (Insurance, Dublin).

In addition the firm has promoted 38 new associates increasing our strength and depth of senior lawyers in the firm.

Commenting on the appointments, Julian Yarr, Managing Partner at A&L Goodbody, said: "Our goal is to ensure our clients have the very best legal advisors who can collaborate with them and help them stay ahead as they deal with the complexity of the current market conditions. Our new partners and associates further strengthen our capability to do just this.  Technical smarts, strategic business acumen and the ability to respond quickly and efficiently are hallmarks of these new partners and associates. I'm confident that each of them will enhance the strength in depth of the skills and service we bring to market daily."

A&L Goodbody recently achieved a clean sweep of the four major legal awards for 2017 after winning American Lawyer magazine's award for 'Independent Law Firm of the Year' for law firms across Europe at the Transatlantic Legal Awards in London.  This prestigious award follows being named by three other international publications as 'Irish Law Firm of the Year 2017' by The Lawyer, Who's Who Legal and the International Financial Law Review.

Pictured at the announcement of the new partner appointments were (l to r):  Sinead Lynch, John Dallas, Maria McElhinney, Julian Yarr and Barbara Creed.

Article Published: 22/06/2017