A&L Goodbody

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A&L Goodbody has announced the extension of its partnership with Ulster Rugby and its official sponsorship of the A&L Goodbody Premium Lounge at Kingspan Stadium. The extension will see ALG continue to sponsor the venue, which underwent a £20,000 refurbishment earlier this year as part

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A&L Goodbody has been named the Irish law firm of the year at The Lawyer European Awards 2020, besting finalists Arthur Cox, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP and William Fry. The annual awards, which took place virtually on Monday, recognise and celebrate excellence across the European legal market

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Stuart Nevin, associate at A&L Goodbody in Belfast, considers the case law on vacant possession. The recent case of Capitol Park Leeds Plc v Global Radio Services [2020] EWHC 2750 highlights the requirement for tenants to follow the strict conditions set out in a break clause. In deciding whethe

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The Law Society of Ireland and the King's Inns should not have a monopoly on training solicitors and barristers, the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has suggested in a new report. In its 105-page report, the legal regulator called for the development of a clear definition of the competenc

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Corporate law firm A&L Goodbody (ALG) has named social enterprise and wellbeing charity Inspire as its new charity partner in Northern Ireland. ALG, which employs around 120 lawyers and business support professionals in Belfast, will support Inspire through volunteering, pro bono legal advice an

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Corporate law firm A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced the appointment of four new solicitors at its Belfast office. Lauren McCollum and Shane Swaile have both been appointed as assistant solicitors in the corporate department, while Lydia Gilmour and Kourosh Abelehkoob have joined the banking and

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A&L Goodbody has directly lobbied government ministers for the removal of juries from defamation cases, according to reports. The firm wrote to Justice Minister Helen McEntee following her appointment earlier this year to argue for urgent reform of the Defamation Act 2009, The Irish Times report

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A&L Goodbody's Belfast office has advised on the redevelopment, letting and refinancing of Merchant Square, which represents the largest ever private sector office letting recorded in Northern Ireland. The law firm advised local property development firm Oakland Holdings in relation to the prime

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Keavy Ryan, partner at A&L Goodbody, reflects on the future for solicitors qualifying in 2020. Take a moment to consider the class of 2020. After years of hard work from secondary school right through to the final year of third level, they will graduate into a world of uncertainty. Over the

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A&L Goodbody partner John Whelan spoke alongside privacy activist Max Schrems at a recent webinar on data privacy. The "CJEU Privacy Ruling Explained" event was hosted by the European American Chamber of Commerce in New York.

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Eugene F Collins has advised the management team at Irish PR company Drury Porter Novelli on its management buyout.

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Matheson has advised US-based Modern Hire on its recent acquisition of Ireland-based video technology company Sonru.

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A&L Goodbody has ranked as the top M&A firm in Ireland by deal count in the latest edition of Mergermarket's Global and Regional M&A Report. The firm advised on nine deals worth $568 million in the first half of 2020, closely followed by Matheson, which advised on nine deals worth $405 m

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