Mr Conor Owens > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
D01 H104

Work Department

Construction & Engineering


Conor Owens is a partner and Head of A&L Goodbody’s Construction & Engineering group. Conor has over 15 years’ experience advising on construction law and construction related litigation / arbitration / mediation / adjudication; procurement contracts and disputes, contract negotiation and drafting; strategic mid-stream advice; insurance coverage disputes; negligence claims; bond claims; general construction claims; litigation; alternative dispute resolution; product liability. His clients include contractors, sub-contractors, public authorities, private owners, sponsors, funders and designers. On the non-contentious side Conor advises contractors, sponsors, developers, funders and designers.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Transport

A&L Goodbody LLP advises on the full spectrum of matters in the transport space, including defending clients against regulatory actions and handling the development of transport infrastructure. The practice has particularly deep expertise in aviation finance, and is active in advising on leasings, capital markets transactions and M&A deals involving companies in this space. Vincent Power SC has experience spanning both shipping and competition law, including handling matters at the EU level, while key finance partners include Marie O’Brien, Catherine Duffy and Seamus Ó’Cróinín. David Berkery is also noted for his work in the aviation sector, and Kevin Feeney stands out for his advice to Transport Infrastructure Ireland on the development of the Dublin MetroLink project. Conor Owens is another name to note; he leads the firm’s construction and engineering practice and provides advice on transport infrastructure projects.

Ireland > Projects and PPP

A&L Goodbody LLP advises on large-scale projects across the transportation, housing and energy sectors. The team is adept at advising on the financing and construction of projects, as well as their acquisition and disposal. The projects practice also works closely with the environmental and planning team to provide advice to clients on projects from their beginning to their conclusion. The team is jointly led by Ross Moore, who has a broad practice encompassing expertise in financing and regulatory issues, and construction specialist Conor Owens. Kevin Feeney has decades of experience in this space, acting for all stakeholders in project development, while John Dallas is noted for his work in this energy sector. The team’s construction expertise was further strengthened with the arrival of Enda O’Keeffe from Maples Group in March 2022.

Ireland > Construction

A&L Goodbody LLP is involved in the construction of some of Ireland’s largest projects, including transport and healthcare infrastructure projects as well as developments in Dublin city centre. The team is adept at advising on non-contentious matters, such as procurement and the negotiation and drafting of project documents, as well as handling disputes, including adjudication and court proceedings. The practice acts for a broad range of clients spanning public bodies, developers, contractors and project funders. The team is led by Conor Owens, who has deep experience across procurement, construction contracts and litigation. Kevin Feeney is another highly experienced figure in the team and has been active in the construction area for more than 30 years, including working as a civil engineer before he qualified as a lawyer. Eamonn Gill and senior associate Jamie Rattigan is also praised by clients. The team was further strengthened by the arrival of Enda O’Keeffe, who has notable expertise in contentious construction matters, from Maples Group in March 2022. Robert Rooney moved to Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.