Ms Eileen Roberts > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile
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Ms Eileen Roberts
Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
Eileen Roberts is the Chair of A&L Goodbody and is a Partner in A&L Goodbody’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Eileen is an experienced commercial litigator specialising in large scale commercial disputes, in particular in the areas of property, corporate disputes, financial, pensions, transport (maritime and aviation) and insurance. She represents clients not only in Court work but also has extensive experience of arbitration, mediation and tribunals/inquiries. Her clients include blue chip corporates and financial institutions.
Eileen is a CEDR accredited mediator and a former director of the charity Junior Achievement/Young Enterprise Ireland Ltd. Eileen is one of only eleven Irish mediation lawyers listed in the Who’s Who Legal directory 2017. Eileen is a committee member of the Irish Commercial Litigation Association and chaired the Sub-Committee of that Association which produced the Good Practice Discovery Guide for Commercial Litigation in Ireland. Eileen lectures on the Law Society Diploma course in Commercial Litigation and she writes and speaks regularly on related topics.
A&L Goodbody LLP‘s outstanding record in the insurance sector stems from its hugely impressive client list of domestic and international insurers. It typically advises on a steady pipeline of M&A transactions (including private equity investments) and portfolio transfers in the sector. It has extensive experience in regulatory issues (including Solvency II and Brexit-related matters) and has acted for a series of clients in business interruption insurance cases linked to the Covid pandemic. James Grennan is a senior name in the insurance field and Laura Mulleady is a leading name in insurance M&A and business transfers. Sinead Lynch is another emerging talent, while Liam Kennedy and Eileen Roberts are at the forefront of insurance disputes.
A&L Goodbody LLP has a combined disputes and investigations group, reflective of the firm’s growing status in the financial regulatory and competition investigations fields and the spin-off litigation that results from them. The firm also continues to see growth in tax and real estate litigation. It has an outstanding corporate client base, increasingly international in nature. Enda Hurley co-heads the team, alongside Dario Dagostino, who is an experienced figure in financial regulatory investigations. Eileen Roberts is another senior litigator, and Joe Kelly co-heads the fraud and white-collar crime team. Liam Kennedy became the firm’s general counsel in January 2022 with Sarah Murphy taking on much of his disputes practice. Tom Casey is another name to note.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Asset finance
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Data privacy and data protection
- Dispute resolution
- Energy and natural resources
- EU and competition
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Information technology
- Insolvency and corporate restructuring
- Intellectual property
- Investment funds
- Pensions and employee benefits
- Planning and environment
- Projects and PPP
- Public sector
- Real estate
- White-collar crime