A&L Goodbody has worked for many years with leading German corporations. - A&L Goodbody


Our German Group

A&L Goodbody’s German Group has worked for many years with leading German corporations from a wide range of sectors, on establishing operations in Ireland and in supporting their Irish and European-based business.

The Group recognise the importance of getting to know their client’s business and understanding clearly their client’s objectives. They use their fluent German daily, follow German media and regularly travel to Germany.

The German Group provide their clients with a full range of legal services, spanning a number of specialist practice areas including corporate, banking & finance, asset management & investment funds, insurance & reinsurance, IP & technology, commercial property and employment.

A&L Goodbody has acted for Deutsche Bank, SAP, Siemens, Allianz, Bayer, Lufthansa Technik AG, Commerzbank, Apollo Management Advisors Kirchhoff, DB Schenker, Axel Springer AG, Stada AG, Continental AG, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co and Adidas. The group also advise Irish corporates who are doing business in Germany, working closely with local lawyers and other advisors.

The German Group deliver innovative solutions to clients and provide advice in areas including:

  • Corporate transactions, migrations, restructuring, M&A, IPO’s
  • Banking and finance
  • Negotiations with IDA Ireland, banks and other regulatory bodies
  • Asset financing
  • Employment law and employee incentives
  • Pensions and share option schemes
  • Regulatory and anti-trust issues
  • Government incentives for overseas investors
  • Tax planning and advice on corporate structure
  • Company formation
  • Post-establishment matters
  • Property matters, including purchase/lease negotiations, construction and fit-out of premises
  • Environmental and planning law advice
  • Commercial contracts and terms and conditions of trade
  • Intellectual property
  • Information technology
  • European Limited Liability Company (SE) – formation and employee participation


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Key Contacts 

Adrian Burke, Partner Adrian Burke
T: +353 1 649 2240

Keavy Ryan, Partner Keavy Ryan 
T: +353 1 649 2366

Ciara McLoughlin, Partner Ciara McLoughlin
T: +353 1 649 2321


Adrian Burke Partner Adrian Burke
T: +353 1 649 2240

Keavy Ryan Partner Keavy Ryan
T: +353 1 649 2366

Ciara McLoughlin Partner Ciara McLoughlin
T: +353 1 649 2321