Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly

Partner

Expertise

  • Betting, Gaming & Licensing
  • Financial Regulation
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Regulatory Risk & Investigations

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

A&L Goodbody LLP
Ireland

WSG Leadership

INTA Group
Member
Profile
Joe Kelly is a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. He has developed a strong litigation practice in the Commercial Court and co-leads the Fraud & White Collar Crime Group. He advises clients involved in regulatory investigations and/or prosecutions brought in the criminal courts. He is a lead adviser to financial institutions and automobile companies in relation to recent high profile investigations in Ireland. In addition, Joe co- heads A&L Goodbody's boutique Gaming and Betting practice.

Bar Admissions

Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

Education

B.A. and L.L.B. from University College Galway (UCG)
Diploma of European Law from University College Dublin (UCD)
L.L.M. from University College Dublin (UCD)
Areas of Practice

Betting, Gaming & Licensing | Financial Regulation | Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Regulatory Risk & Investigations | White Collar Crime

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Accredited mediator for the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

Council member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association


Seminars

Joe has led and attended seminars in the following areas: leisure and licensing, corporate offences, criminal law, and mediation
Blogs

Ireland IP & Technology Law Blog
A&L Goodbody LLP 

A&L Goodbody is an Irish law firm providing expert legal advice across every aspect of business law. The Firm advises a broad domestic and international client base in both the private and public sectors, across the island of Ireland.

Articles

Concerns Over Video Game Gambling Continue to Grow
A&L Goodbody, November 2018

The Gambling Policy Division of the Irish Department of Justice has joined 14 other gambling regulators from around the globe in signing an International Declaration expressing concern about gambling in video games. The regulators presented a united front in addressing the "blurring of lines between gambling and other forms of digital entertainment". The increasing presence of gambling in the video gaming world has been raised as a growing concern...

Concerns Over Video Game Gambling Continue to Grow
A&L Goodbody LLP, November 2018

The Gambling Policy Division of the Irish Department of Justice has joined 14 other gambling regulators from around the globe in signing an International Declaration expressing concern about gambling in video games. The regulators presented a united front in addressing the "blurring of lines between gambling and other forms of digital entertainment". The increasing presence of gambling in the video gaming world has been raised as a growing concern...

Increase in Ireland's Betting Tax
A&L Goodbody, October 2018

As part of Budget 2019, the Irish Minister for Finance announced that Irish betting tax will increase from 1% to 2% of turnover. Betting intermediary tax will also increase from 15% to 25%. The tax increases will take effect from 1 January 2019. Parties in support of this increase have suggested that additional revenue generated by this increase should be directed towards gambling addiction services...

Additional Articles

Joe has written several articles for the Gazette of the Law Society of Ireland