A&L Goodbody has announced the appointment of ten new partners today (19 January) – eight of them based in Dublin, and two in Belfast. The firm has also appointed one new of counsel, and 23 new associates.
The new Dublin-based partners are: Louise Byrne (white-collar crime), Nicholas Cole (litigation), Mark Devane (financial regulation and investigations), David Fitzgerald (commercial property), Gillian McDonald (legal project management), Noeleen Meehan (employment), Robbie O’Driscoll (finance), and Brian O’Malley (restructuring and insolvency).
The new Belfast-based partners are: Christopher Jessup (finance) and Gregory Martin (commercial property).
The new of counsel is Deirdre Griffin (commercial property, Dublin).
Commenting on the appointments, Julian Yarr (managing partner) said: “Despite so much change and disruption, we continue to invest in our people, our client service and the future. I would like to congratulate our new partners, of counsel and associates who bring additional strength, depth and expertise to our client service.
Julian thanked everyone in the firm for the way they had responded and adapted to living and working with the pandemic. “Through their collective efforts, we have continued to provide our clients with exceptional service when they have needed it most.”