Brendan Fox > A&L Goodbody > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody
42-46 FOUNTAIN STREET
BELFAST
BT1 5EF
Northern Ireland

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Brendan Fox is a partner in A&L Goodbody’s Litigation Department in Belfast. Brendan specialises in the areas of intellectual property, construction litigation, dispute resolution and real estate litigation. Brendan acts for a wide range of clients including architects, quantity surveyors, consulting engineers, developers and housing associations in procurement and construction disputes. He has also advised many leading brand names in his intellectual property practice.

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Brendan FoxA&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 > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

A&L Goodbody covers contentious and non-contentious IT matters. Its growing client base includes leading local technology companies and a number of international businesses, thanks in part to its close connection to its San Francisco office. The team, which advises on technology start-ups, fundraising, joint ventures, M&A, technology investment and contracts for services, is jointly led by the experienced Mark Thompson and Brendan Fox. Associate Jonathan Hacking is recommended for his GDPR expertise.

Northern Ireland > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

A&L Goodbody acts for a number of high-profile local and all-island clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Areas of strength include handling emergency injunctive proceedings, major patent litigation, and trade mark infringement matters relating to counterfeit goods. On the non-contentious side, the team regularly advises on the protection of IP rights in relation to licensing and agreements. Brendan Fox, who has a strong reputation in IP disputes, leads the team alongside Mark Thompson. Associate Ciaran O’Shiel has a particular specialism in  patent infringement disputes.

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Construction

(Hall of Fame)

Brendan FoxA&L Goodbody

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.