Ciarán Rogers, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Ciarán Rogers

Ciarán Rogers is Partner and Head of the Banking and Financial Services Department. He has extensive experience of capital markets (equity and debt), securitisation, structured products and syndicated lending. He has been heavily involved in advising on financial crisis work, including on all aspects of the IBRC special liquidation and NAMA. Ciarán is also Head of the Securitisation and Structured Products practice at A&L Goodbody.

Before joining A&L Goodbody, Ciarán worked for 8 years in London and New York for a leading City of London law firm.


  • Advising the arrangers of Bank of Ireland's €3bn and €4.2bn capital raisings in 2010 and 2011.
  • Acting for Bank of Ireland and New Ireland Assurance on a highly innovative VIF securitisation and Tier 1 capital transaction.
  • Acting for NAMA on the full restructuring of a number of its top twenty debtors.
  • Advised on numerous award winning securitisations including Depfa’s securitisation of its PFI/PPP loan portfolio and ICS Building Society's true sale of RMBS securitisation, the first of its kind in Ireland and the UK.
  • Advises leading investment banks on their structured products and programmes.

Market Recommendations

  • "An excellent practitioner." (Legal 500 2017)
  • "He can combine legal issues with practical application and commercial awareness." (Chambers Global 2017)
  • "Impresses clients from a technical and commercial perspective, winning praise for his amazing utility of experience." (Chambers Global 2016)
  • "Active and hands-on practitioner. Earns the respect of peers and clients thanks to his deep expertise in debt capital markets deals. Doesn't try to circumvent difficult issues; will step forward to advise appropriately." (Chambers Global 2015)


  • BCL, University College Dublin, 1990
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales, 1994
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2001
Ciarán Rogers

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Impresses clients from a technical and commercial perspective, winning praise for his amazing utility of experience

(Chambers Global 2016)