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Alan McCarthy

Partner
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A&L Goodbody LLP

Dublin, Ireland
    Local Time: Sunday 08:51

Practice Expertise

  • Brexit
  • Commercial & Technology
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • EU, Competition & Procurement

Areas of Practice

  • Brexit
  • Commercial & Technology
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Food, Drink & Agri
  • Investing in Ireland
  • Regulatory Risk & Investigations
  • White Collar Crime
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Profile

Alan McCarthy is a Partner in EU, Competition & Procurement Group. Alan has represented clients in a range of sectors including telecommunications, aviation, banking, insurance, healthcare, food, beverages and petroleum before the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the European Commission.

He specialises in advice on the competition law implications of mergers and joint ventures. He has advised on many of the recent mergers notified to the CCPC (including mergers that have been investigated in Phase 2 of the CCPC's merger procedures) and on mergers notified to the European Commission.

Alan also specialises in advice on competition law enforcement issues (such as leniency applications, dawn raids, compliance programmes and competition law litigation) as well as complaints to the CCPC and the European Commission. Alan also advises on EU competition law follow-on damages actions in the Irish Courts. He has significant sectoral regulatory experience, particularly in the telecommunications and energy sectors in Ireland. In addition, he advises on a wide range of other EU law matters such as State aid.

Bar Admissions
Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

Education
Alan studied law at Trinity College Dublin and international relations at the University of Amsterdam.

Areas of Practice

  • Brexit
  • Commercial & Technology
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Food, Drink & Agri
  • Investing in Ireland
  • Regulatory Risk & Investigations
  • White Collar Crime

Articles

Additional ArticlesHe regularly writes and lectures on competition law matters. Alan specialises in advice on the competition implications of mergers and joint ventures as well as competition law enforcement and regulatory law.

Blogs

Ireland IP & Technology Law Blog

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