Eileen Roberts is the Chairwoman of A&L Goodbody and is a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Eileen is an 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. 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.
"Exceptional ability to explain complex legal issues in a simple way…her measured demeanor in high-stakes negotiations is a critical attribute." (Chambers Global 2020)
"A leading individual." (Legal 500 2020, 2019, 2018)
"Focused on providing practical, pragmatic and workable advice. Highly proactive, commercial and responsive." (Chambers Global 2019)
"Superb and extremely experienced." (Chambers Global 2018)
Eileen is a CEDR accredited mediator and a former director of the charity Junior Achievement/Young Enterprise Ireland Ltd. Eileen is listed as a leading mediation lawyer in the Who's Who Legal directory 2017. Eileen is a council member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association. She is also a committee member of the Irish Commercial Litigation Association and 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.