Mr Alan McCarthy > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
D01 H104
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EU & Competition.


Alan McCarthy is a Partner in EU, Competition & Procurement Group. Alan has represented clients in a range of sectors including telecommunications, aviation, banking, insurance, healthcare, food, beverages and petroleum before the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the European Commission. He specialises in advice on the competition law implications of mergers and joint ventures. He has advised on many of the recent mergers notified to the CCPC (including mergers that have been investigated in Phase 2 of the CCPC’s merger procedures) and on mergers notified to the European Commission. Alan also specialises in advice on competition law enforcement issues (such as leniency applications, dawn raids, compliance programmes and competition law litigation) as well as complaints to the CCPC and the European Commission. Alan also advises on EU competition law follow-on damages actions in the Irish Courts. He has significant sectoral regulatory experience, particularly in the telecommunications and energy sectors in Ireland. In addition, he advises on a wide range of other EU law matters such as State aid.

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Ireland > EU and competition

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Alan McCarthyA&L Goodbody

The ‘very solid‘ team at A&L Goodbody LLP has extensive experience of large-scale merger control, high-profile competition litigation and investigations by the EU Commission and the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), and state aid. The team also advises on Brexit-related issues and provides dawn raid training. Newly appointed senior counsel Vincent Power SC, who has significant expertise in all areas of EU and competition law, particularly in the transport sector, leads the highly experienced team. Alan McCarthy specialises in EU and Irish merger control and Anna-Marie Curran is an expert in public procurement.