Eileen Roberts, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Eileen Roberts

Eileen Roberts is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Eileen is a very experienced commercial litigator specialising in large scale commercial disputes in particular in the areas of property, corporate disputes, financial, pensions, transport (maritime and aviation) and insurance disputes. She represents clients not only in Court work but also has extensive experience of arbitration, mediation and tribunals/inquiries.  Her clients include blue chip corporates and financial institutions.

Market Recommendations

  • "Leading Individual." (Legal 500 2017)
  • "Very strong in negotiations and her communication skills are excellent." (Chambers Global 2017)
  • "A highly regarded general litigator. A calm, practical and sensible lawyer who provides comprehensive detail on the overall picture and clear written communications." (Chambers Global 2016) 
  • "Formidable litigator who is extremely proactive, cares about her clients and will often come up with initiatives or strategies to avoid litigation. She is a great opponent - fair, robust and easy to get on with." (Chambers Global 2015)


  • LLB, Trinity College Dublin, 1987
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1991
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

Professional activities

Eileen is a CEDR accredited mediator and a former director of the charity Junior Achievement/Young Enterprise Ireland Limited. Eileen is one of only nine Irish mediation lawyers listed in the Who's Who Legal directory 2016. Eileen is a committee member of the Irish Commercial Litigation Association and recently chaired the Sub-Committee of that Association which produced the Good Practice Discovery Guide for Commercial Litigation in Ireland. Eileen lectures on the Law Society Diploma course in Commercial Litigation and she writes and speaks regularly on related topics.

Eileen Roberts

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is a formidable litigator

(Chambers Global 2015)