Enda Hurley, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Enda Hurley

Enda Hurley is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of A&L Goodbody.

Enda advises domestic and international corporate clients on a broad range of contentious commercial matters, with an emphasis on financial services, M&A, real estate litigation and data/disclosure issues.  Enda has significant experience of handling multi-party litigation in the Commercial Court and pathfinder cases in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.  Enda has advised a number of Irish and U.S. listed companies on multi-billion euro/dollar schemes of arrangement and capital restructurings, which have involved cross-jurisdictional securities / shareholder litigation.  Enda also regularly advises clients involved in mediation, arbitration and contentious commercial negotiations.


Significant recent deals and work include:

  • Irish/EU-regulated corporations in the defence of Commercial Court litigation relating to alleged breaches of duty, disclosure / transfer of data, and a broad spectrum of contractual and tortious claims.
  • Advising domestic and international corporate clients on financial and real-estate cross-jurisdictional claims, including applications for injunctive relief, orders for specific performance, and enforcement of foreign judgments.
  • Professional services firm in relation to the defence of a multi-million euro professional negligence claim in the Commercial Court.
  • Medtronic, Inc on its $49bn acquisition of Covidien plc.
  • Endo International plc on its US$11.8bn capital reduction Commercial Court process.
  • élan on its Commercial Court scheme of arrangement process in connection with Perrigo Company's US$8.6bn acquisition of élan.
  • Eaton Corporation on the Commercial Court scheme of arrangement process for the US$13bn acquisition of Cooper Industries.
  • Irish listed plc on its US$6bn capital reduction Commercial Court process.

Market Recommendations

  • "Recommended Lawyer." (Legal 500 2017)
  • "He is very adept at understanding complex financial concepts and calculations." (Chambers Global 2017)
  • "Very responsive, and gives clear direction on issues in such a way that you know your best interests are being protected." (Chambers Global 2016)
  • "Solution-oriented" and aware of our strategic objectives, so he can anticipate problems before they arise." (Chambers Global 2015)


  • BCL, University College Cork, 2002
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2006
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales, 2011
  • Applied Financial Law Dip, Law Society of Ireland, 2005

Professional Activities

Enda is a member of the Irish Commercial Litigation Association and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.

Enda Hurley

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solution-oriented and aware of our strategic objectives

(Chambers Global 2015)