Ms Cliona Christle > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
D01 H104

Work Department

Life Sciences and Healthcare Group.


Cliona Christle is a Partner in A&L Goodbody’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and the joint Head of the Life Sciences and Healthcare Group. She has significant expertise in litigation, medical and healthcare law. Cliona has represented healthcare clients including hospitals and members of the medical and nursing profession for over 20 years. As a litigator, she specialises in professional indemnity, medical negligence, product liability and employer liability claims. She has represented clients in statutory and non-statutory inquires and investigations, as well as before ministerial committees appointed in disciplinary matters.


Cliona is an affiliate member of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association. Cliona sat on the Research Ethics Committee of the Rotunda Hospital between 2001 and 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

(Leading individuals)

Cliona ChristleA&L Goodbody LLP

A&L Goodbody LLP‘s ‘customer-oriented‘ team is particularly active in corporate and capital markets matters in the life sciences sector, advising domestic and international pharmaceutical companies on M&A, capital raisings and IPOs. The team also has significant expertise in IP litigation, procurement and competition issues, and gives regulatory advice, including assistance with Brexit preparations. Cliona Christle, who specialises in medical negligence and product liability litigation, and David Widger, who focuses on corporate matters, lead the team. In addition, John Whelan advises on IP issues and senior associate Róise Nic Ghráinne on healthcare litigation and regulation.

Ireland > Public sector

A&L Goodbody LLP‘s ‘highly expert‘ team advises on a wide range of matters in the public sector, with significant expertise in public procurement, major infrastructure and utility projects, and environmental law. Its broad client base includes a number of local authorities, government departments, national utilities companies, universities and hospitals. Anna-Marie Curran, who specialises in public procurement and state aid, and Kevin Feeney, who focuses on construction projects, lead the team. Cliona Christle, consultant Alison Fanagan and Ross Moore bring expertise in healthcare, environmental and energy matters, respectively, while Moore also heads the firm’s pro bono practice.