Judith Brown, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Judith Brown

Judith joined the Banking and Financial Services department at A&L Goodbody (NI) as a Partner in February 2011. She advises lending institutions and borrowers on a wide range of finance transactions, in particular corporate lending and security, syndicated loans, acquisition finance and structured finance. 


Her experience includes advising:

  • Santander in relation to Northern Ireland aspects of the Alliance & Leicester FSMA banking business transfer scheme.
  • Eurohypo AG, London, in relation to facilities provided to Tesco BL Properties including NI security.
  • Various financial institutions in relation to detailed NAMA due diligence.
  • Ulster Bank in connection with various bilateral facilities for major property and healthcare group.
  • HBOS in connection with three separate high profile securitisation transactions relating to the Halifax, Birmingham Midshires and Bank of Scotland brands.
  • Various financial institutions including Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank Ireland relating to financing of Lidl stores throughout Northern Ireland.
  • Nationwide Building Society in relation to transfer of various mortgage portfolios.

Market Recommendations

  • "customer-focused and commercial", "knowledgeable, efficient and in control of any situation." (Chambers UK 2017)
  • "The very hard-working and very knowledgeable Judith Brown is described as a really good banking lawyer." (Chambers UK 2016)
  • "She is commended by clients for her professional service and ability to build strong personal relationships. Additionally, clients find her to be very thorough and knowledgeable, possessing a high level of technical and commercial understanding." (Chambers UK 2015).
  • "Judith provides a client-focused service" (Legal 500 UK 2015)


  • LLB, Trinity College Dublin, 1997
  • Cert. PLS, Queens University Belfast, 1999
Judith Brown

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Judith works on highly complex transactions and is praised for bringing a very calm, very steadying influence

(Chambers UK 2014)