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Alan Roberts

Alan Roberts

Partner

Expertise

  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environmental & Planning
  • Health & Safety
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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Activity

Profile
Alan Roberts is a Partner in and joint Head of A&L Goodbody's Environmental & Planning Group. Alan advises on contentious and non-contentious environmental and planning work. He works closely with the Energy & Natural Resources, Commercial Property and M&A Groups. Alan also advises on interaction with regulatory enforcement agencies, third party liability claims, contaminated land clean up and the defence of environmental and health & safety prosecutions. In particular, he has specialist experience advising in relation to the development, operation and funding of renewable energy projects.

Education

BCL, University College Cork, 1996
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2000
Areas of Practice

Energy & Natural Resources | Environmental & Planning | Health & Safety | Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Alan Roberts was previouwly a Partner in the Commercial Property Department of A&L Goodbody and advised on all types of Commercial Property transactions and related construction law matters. He has advised developers, institutions and investor syndicates buying, selling, leasing and funding offices, shopping centres, retail parks and outlets, industrial units, hotels and mixed commercial and residential developments.

Alan also has extensive experience in acting for the leading financial institutions in the State and for a number of Ireland's leading developers and investors on all aspects of property finance transactions.

He has particular experience in acting for developers, investors and funders of joint ventures and tax driven property investments in office, retail and residential developments. Alan has advised on all areas of landlord and tenant law with a particular emphasis on the letting and pre-letting of office and retail developments and on sale and lease back transactions.

He has also acted for several multi-national corporations with regard to the real estate elements of corporate transactions and mergers and acquisitions transactions.



Articles

Public Consultation on the revised draft Wind Energy Development Guidelines
A&L Goodbody, December 2019

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, launched a public consultation on proposed revisions to the Wind Energy Development Guidelines (the draft Guidelines) on 12 December 2019. The draft guidelines, when finalised, will affect future planning applications and considerations for future wind energy development proposals...

Public Consultation on the revised draft Wind Energy Development Guidelines
A&L Goodbody LLP, December 2019

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, launched a public consultation on proposed revisions to the Wind Energy Development Guidelines (the draft Guidelines) on 12 December 2019. The draft guidelines, when finalised, will affect future planning applications and considerations for future wind energy development proposals...

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