Julian Yarr, Managing Partner - A&L Goodbody

Julian Yarr

Julian has been the Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody since 2010. Prior to this he was head of A&L Goodbody's London office for nearly 7 years.

Prior to his appointment as Managing Partner, Julian was a specialist M&A and Capital Markets lawyer and advised on many of the landmark Irish corporate deals.

Market Recommendations

  • "Excellent market reputation for his track record in corporate matters. He has considerable experience of acting for clients on M&A and capital markets matters." (Chambers Global 2017)
  • "Julian is an extremely capable lawyer with a very strong understanding of the commercial considerations in a transaction. He is an esteemed figure in the Irish corporate market." (Chambers Global 2016)
  • "Plays a key role directing and overseeing complicated M&A transactions. He continues to earn the respect of his peers in the field thanks to his wide-ranging experience and understanding of the intricacies behind deals." (Chambers Global 2015)
  • "Julian is highly respected." (Chambers Global 2015)


  • LLB, The University of Dundee, 1993
  • IPLS, Queens University Belfast, 1995

Professional activities

Julian is qualified as a solicitor in Northern Ireland. He is also a member of IBEC National Council.

Julian Yarr

Joined Firm: 1997

Partner Since: 2003

T: +353 1 649 2383

Email: Julian Yarr

Vcard: Julian Yarr

wide-ranging experience and understanding of the intricacies behind deals

(Chambers Global 2015)