A&L Goodbody (ALG) has been recognised at the International Management Excellent Awards 2023 for a second year running. The firm's knowledge team received the Best Client Support award in relation to its directors' knowledge platform, On Board.
A&L Goodbody partner Conor Owens and senior associate Siobhan Kearney consider the differences between contractual and equitable rights of set-off. Where two parties have financial claims against each other, rights of set-off allow one party to deduct or "off-set" their debts or liabilities agai
A&L Goodbody LLP has been ranked as the most attractive employer for Irish law students, pipping Arthur Cox and Matheson to the top spot. The annual ranking has been published by employer branding agency Universum as part of its Most Attractive Employers Index Ireland.
A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced a new partnership with homelessness charity Simon Community NI. The leading homelessness charity in Northern Ireland, Simon Community NI offers specialist support services including homelessness prevention, accommodation services, health, well-being and practice
A&L Goodbody LLP has provided pro bono housing law support to more than 500 people since the launch of a unique partnership with Mercy Law Resource Centre and Focus Ireland five years ago. Established in 2018 with the help of the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA), a project of legal rights gro
A&L Goodbody's Belfast office has raised over £16,000 for social enterprise and wellbeing charity Inspire over a three-year partnership which has just concluded. The corporate law firm paid tribute to the "hugely beneficial and inspiring" partnership, which also saw ALG's 140-strong team i
A&L Goodbody LLP (ALG) has been recertified for the prestigious Business Working Responsibly Mark for the third time. The Mark is Ireland's leading accreditation of responsible business practice in corporate Ireland. It is awarded by Business in the Community and is verified following an indepen
The Northern Ireland office of corporate law firm A&L Goodbody (ALG) has teamed up with RenewableNI to mark Earth Day 2023. Taking place annually on 22 April, Earth Day is widely recognised as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year, as a day
There remains some way to go before Ireland has fully implemented the Collective Redress Directive, writes Orla Clayton. Over the course of 2022, we reported on the key steps in Ireland's implementation journey in relation to the EU Collective Redress Directive (EU) 2020/1828 — from the public
A&L Goodbody yesterday welcomed over 250 people to its inaugural "Future of Tech Regulation" event in Dublin, which brought together leading regulators and industry experts to discuss and explore the impact of new and incoming legislation at Irish and European level. Key speakers at the event in
Olivia Boyle, solicitor in A&L Goodbody's Belfast office, examines recent case law on sexual harassment in the workplace. Two recent cases relating to sexual harassment in the workplace have highlighted how vital it is that employers are live to this issue and, more specifically, that any allega
Enda Hurley, partner at A&L Goodbody, considers a recent English court decision on the validity of a notice to quit. The Court of Appeal (CoA) in England and Wales recently considered the validity of a notice to quit and held that a notice addressed to the wrong recipient was invalid. The court,
A&L Goodbody has appointed Robbie O'Driscoll as head of its London office. Mr O'Driscoll, a partner in the firm's finance group, is relocating from Dublin to London to take on the leadership role. He succeeds Stephen Carson, who returns to the Dublin office after leading the London office for fi