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A&L Goodbody
Northern Ireland

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution




Micaela Diver is a partner in A&L Goodbody’s Litigation Department. Micaela specialises in Public & Regulatory law and is experienced in complex, high profile cases in the Northern Irish Commercial Court.

Micaela advises clients in both the public and private sector on contentious and non-contentious public procurement law matters, including large scale outsourcing and infrastructure projects. She also advises clients on competition law matters including compliance, merger control and private damages actions.

Micaela acts for clients in judicial reviews, statutory appeals, investigations (bribery and anti-corruption) and other inquiries across a variety of sectors including energy, utilities, health, transport, construction and the public sector.


Micaela is a member of The Belfast Solicitors Association; The Procurement Lawyers Association; The Joint Working Party on Competition Law of the Bar Council and Law Societies of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Micaela DiverA&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody represents a number of household names, from international financial institutions to local public sector bodies, and has recently acted on several high-profile cases. The team’s expertise spans a wide range of sectors: practice head Brendan Fox specialises in engineering and construction disputes; managing partner Michael Neill is particularly active in financial services litigation; Micaela Diver handles public and regulatory litigation; and Barbara Creed‘s expertise includes corporate and commercial contract matters.

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Planning and environment

A&L Goodbody advises public and private sector clients, including local councils and developers, on contentious and non-contentious planning and environmental law matters, and is noted for its ‘exceptionally strong support for local government planning authorities‘. The team also advises clients in the energy, retail and waste sectors, among others, on planning applications and represents clients in high-profile judicial review proceedings. The ‘extremely able and astuteMicaela Diver leads the team.

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Construction

A&L Goodbody acts for funders, employers and contractors in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious construction matters, with a specialism in the energy and social housing sectors. The team regularly advises on major local developments, including student accommodation, retail, office and residential projects. Practice head Brendan Fox has a strong reputation for construction litigation and arbitration; Micaela Diver advises on procurement matters; and associate John Dugdale acts on non-contentious matters.