A&L Goodbody

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North Wall Quay
Dublin 1


Phone: +353 1 649 2000
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A&L Goodbody is internationally recognised as Ireland's leading corporate law firm. With c. 850 people, led by 102+ Partners, A&L Goodbody has a longstanding history of working closely with the international legal and business community. A&L Goodbody has offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto.

With over 30 specialist practice groups, the firm provides the most extensive range of market-leading legal services available in Ireland.

The Financial Services Group at A&L Goodbody has unrivalled expertise and experience in the financial sector having advised across all significant developments, particularly in recent years. The group advises a large number of domestic and international clients, including a range of companies based in the IFSC.

The firm's industry specialists have a reputation for providing quality of advice across all facets of commercial law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Banking and Financial services; Asset Management & Investment Funds; Fintech, Corporate GovernanceInsurance; Corporate Tax; Employment, Pensions and benefits; EU and Competition law; Commercial Property; and Dispute Resolution.

Recent awards include:

  • Most Innovative Irish Law Firm 2019 - IFLR
  • International Firm of the Year 2019 - Legal Business
  • Business Working Responsibly Mark 2019
  • Most Innovative Irish Law Firm in Ireland 2018 - FT Innovative Lawyers
  • Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2018 – Chambers Global
  • Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2018 – Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)
  • Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2017 – The Lawyer
  • Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2017 – IFLR
  • Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2017 – Who's Who Legal
  • European Corporate Deal of the Year 2017 – The Lawyer
  • Ireland’s Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Law 2012-2020 – gradireland
  • Irish Tax Firm of the Year 2017, 2015 & 2014 – International Tax Review
  • Advised on 14 'Deals of the Year 2020' – Finance Dublin
  • Four Deals of the Year - AirFinance Journal Global Awards 2019
  • Best Workplaces Ireland 2018 – Great Places to Work
  • Tier 1 Ranking in all 10 Practice Areas 2020 – IFLR
  • Tier 1 Ranking in 22 Practice Areas 2020– Legal 500
  • Tier 1 on all 12 Practice Areas 2019 – Chambers Europe
  • Tier 1 on all 7 Practice Areas 2019 – Chambers Global
  • Top 100 Global Law Firm – Global Competition Review (GCR)
  • European Law Firm of the Year 2015 – The Lawyer (first Irish law firm to achieve this)

Executive Profiles


A&L Goodbody involved in one of Ireland's first virtual and paperless hearings in the Irish Courts.
ALG partners named ‘Global Elite Thought Leaders’ by Who’s Who Legal
ALG’s annual review of Irish merger deals notified to the CCPC in 2019
Growth in Irish funds sector sees A&L Goodbody hire new partner
Growth in Irish aviation finance sector sees A&L Goodbody hire new partner
A&L Goodbody sees good prospects in construction sector as it hires new partner
A&L Goodbody recognised for international security measures
Julian Yarr Re-elected for third term as Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody
A&L Goodbody calls for ‘Bold Ideas’ from university students
Catherine Duffy named one of Ireland's Most Powerful Women 2017
A&L Goodbody wins two international awards
A&L Goodbody appoints Eileen Roberts as its new Chair
Aviation & Transport Finance Team Win Ishka Award
A&L Goodbody appoints four new partners and 38 new associates
A&L Goodbody wins Ireland's M&A Legal Advisor of the Year Award 2016
A&L Goodbody wins 'Irish Law Firm of the Year' in the Transatlantic Legal Awards
A&L Goodbody ranked Ireland’s top legal advisor for M&A for fourth consecutive year
Irish businesses exposed to significant legal risk due to lack of preparedness for cyber attack
A&L Goodbody becomes first Irish law firm to be named 'European Law Firm of the Year'
A&L Goodbody employees recognised for commitment to corporate responsibility

Press Releases

ALG founding signatory of Pro Bono Pledge Ireland
ALG named ‘Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Law’ for the ninth year running