Ms Eileen Roberts > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES CENTRE
DUBLIN 1
D01 H104
Ireland

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

Position

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.

Memberships

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Insurance

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.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Eileen RobertsA&L Goodbody LLP

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.