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A&L Goodbody LLP
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Work Department

Environmental & Planning.


Alan Roberts is a Partner in and joint Head of A&L Goodbody’s Environmental & Planning Group. Alan advises on contentious and non-contentious environmental and planning work. He works closely with the Energy & Natural Resources, Commercial Property and M&A Groups. Alan also advises on interaction with regulatory enforcement agencies, third party liability claims, contaminated land clean up and the defence of environmental and health & safety prosecutions. In particular, he has specialist experience advising in relation to the development, operation and funding of renewable energy projects.


Alan is a member of the Irish Environmental Law Association and of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association of Ireland. He regularly lectures on planning and environmental issues (including health and safety matters) to industry groups and the Law Society of Ireland. Alan also contributed to the ‘Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019’ for Ireland, published by World Bank Group.

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Ireland > Planning and environment

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Alan RobertsA&L Goodbody LLP

The team at A&L Goodbody LLP is adept at handling contentious and non-contentious environmental, planning and climate action matters for a diverse set of domestic and international clients, including corporates, state bodies, local authorities, private developers, and financial institutions. Alan Roberts has longstanding experience of advising on planning and environmental issues arising from large energy and infrastructure projects and jointly heads the team with Alison Fanagan, who regularly defends clients against environmental prosecutions and nuisance claims. Jason Milne specialises in issues related to land contamination and remediation, while the trio of Kristen Read, Mark Thuillier, and Brendan Curran possesses substantial expertise in providing advice on renewable energy projects, health and safety law, environmental impact assessments, and enforcement actions.