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A&L Goodbody wins two international awards

A&L Goodbody has been named 'Irish Law Firm of the Year 2017' by international legal publications The Lawyer and the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) in London.

The Firm was noted for its strategic vision, innovation in legal solutions and excellence in client service as well as for work undertaken on a number of significant international transactions.

In addition to the overall awards for Ireland, A&L Goodbody was also recognised for its work on key corporate and financial services transactions having won the 'European Corporate Deal of the Year' from The Lawyer for its work advising US company Verizon on its €2bn acquisition of Fleetmatics Group, a ground-breaking transaction for Irish-listed PLCs and having advised on the winning IFLR 'High Yield Deal of the Year' for its work on a significant Virgin Media debt capital markets transaction.

Julian Yarr, Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody, said:

“These awards recognise the market's view of A&L Goodbody as being consistently at the top of the Irish market and also as one of the very best in Europe. We are proud of the value and impact everyone in the firm brings to client service. At a time where businesses face particular challenges and uncertainty at an economic and political level across the EU, the UK and the US, our firm is committed to consistently developing the most innovative, commercial and strategic legal advice for our clients and their businesses at both a domestic and international level.

The Lawyer and IFLR awards follows a number of other awards and accolades recently awarded to A&L Goodbody, it was also ranked Ireland's Most Innovative Law Firm by the Financial Times and was named Ireland's M&A Legal Advisor of the Year.