Mr Dario Dagostino > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
D01 H104

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Dario Dagostino is a partner in A&L Goodbody’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department focussing on Financial Regulatory matters. Dario is also Head of our Regulatory Risks and Investigations Group. He frequently advises clients on all aspects of their interactions with regulatory authorities such as the Central Bank of Ireland on regulatory compliance, authorisation and enforcement. In addition, Dario represents clients in commercial disputes with a focus on civil proceedings with a regulatory aspect and in advising on corporate criminal issues. 


Dario regularly presents to clients on a range of compliance related issues. He has written various articles and participated in government consultations regarding the reform of regulatory enforcement powers.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Dispute resolution

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.

Ireland > White-collar crime

A&L Goodbody LLP acts for a client base of prominent companies and individuals in high-profile investigations and prosecutions, including handling the Irish aspects of major multi-jurisdictional cases. The team is adept at representing clients from sectors including financial services, construction and manufacturing, defending clients against allegations ranging from breaches of environmental regulations to corruption. The practice is co-led by Kenan Furlong and Joe Kelly. Dario Dagostino specialises in regulatory investigations, particularly those involving the Central Bank of Ireland, and Katie O’Connor is active in responding to actions by regulators as well as litigation resulting from these actions. Louise Byrne was promoted to partner in January 2021. Senior associate Noel Power was a new arrival in January 2022.