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A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody  

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https://www.algoodbody.com/offices/london
tel: 44 207 382 0800 | fax: 44 207 382 0810
Augustine House, Austin Friars, | London | EC2N2HA | England


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A&L Goodbody is one of Ireland's leading corporate law firms. Comprising A&L Goodbody LLP and related partnerships, the firm has 107 partners and over 800 staff. Headquartered in Dublin, with offices in Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto, we have specialist teams across all practice areas of Irish corporate law.

For over 100 years A&L Goodbody has been at the centre of corporate Ireland, advising some of the largest and most influential corporates, both domestic and international. With a large operation in Belfast, we have advised on the most challenging and complex assignments for national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and government on an all-island basis. The firm has also acted for more than 600 of the world's leading corporations and advisors interacting with Ireland. This is supported by offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto. The lawyers based in these offices provide Irish legal advice to multinational corporations and the international business community; and have significant international experience, working closely with international law firms and other professional services advisors.

A&L Goodbody is continually ranked as the No. 1 Irish law firm by many international publications such as The Lawyer, Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and the International Financial Law Review.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 530

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Areas of Practice
  • Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Capital Markets - Debt
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Employment, Pensions & Incentives
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Finance
  • Financial Regulation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • White Collar Crime
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COVID-19 Related Extensions to Planning Permissions
A&L Goodbody, June 2021

The Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021 is being expedited through the legislative process. It will provide for extensions to a number of time limits, including for the passing of development plans. Importantly however it will also allow for extensions, or additional extensions, to existing planning permissions to allow projects be completed. Planning permissions have a fixed duration, usually five years. Section 42 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) allows for a planning permission to be extended (once) in certain circumstances. An application has to be made before the planning permission has expired...

COVID-19 Related Extensions to Planning Permissions
A&L Goodbody LLP, June 2021

The Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021 is being expedited through the legislative process. It will provide for extensions to a number of time limits, including for the passing of development plans. Importantly however it will also allow for extensions, or additional extensions, to existing planning permissions to allow projects be completed. Planning permissions have a fixed duration, usually five years. Section 42 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) allows for a planning permission to be extended (once) in certain circumstances. An application has to be made before the planning permission has expired...

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Private Equity is Paying Premiums to Lock Up Exclusivity in Quickfire Deals - An Irish Independent Article
A&L Goodbody LLP, July 2021

Cash-rich private equity funds are paying extra to get priority access to acquisition targets in the Irish market, accelerating an already active market for deals. The buyers are cutting back on due diligence time to complete deals within short exclusivity windows rather than get into drawn-out bidding processes with rival bidders. "Private equity is awash with money and paying full value, often after very competitive processes,” A&L Goodbody head of mergers and acquisitions Richard Grey told the Irish Independent. "More often they are buying exclusivity and concluding deals within five to seven days to minimise transaction risk...

ALG Advises SHV Energy on Sale of Balcas
A&L Goodbody LLP, May 2021

Our Belfast office has advised SHV Energy on the sale of Co Fermanagh-based timber business Balcas to Glennon Brothers, subject to approval from competition regulators. The ALG transaction team was led by Corporate partners Peter Stafford and David Rowan. Part of SHV Holdings, Netherlands-headquartered SHV Energy specialises in efficient and safe distribution of energy sources, with market-leading energy companies across the Americas, Asia and Europe. Since October 2007, it has been the largest shareholder in timber and renewable energy business Balcas, which has operations in Co Fermanagh and Invergordon in Scotland...

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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.