Eithne Lynch is A&L Goodbody's Head of Pro Bono practice. Her appointment is the first of its kind in Ireland. Alongside managing the firm's pro bono practice, Eithne represents clients before the International Protection Office and maintains an administrative law practice in the area of housing rights. Prior to joining ALG, Eithne worked with the Public Interest Law Alliance driving the development of pro bono culture in Ireland. Eithne spent a number of years developing rule of law projects in sub-Saharan Africa. Eithne is a guest lecturer at the Law Society and currently sits on the Board of Irish Rule of Law International, a project oriented, non-profit rule of law organisation established by the Law Society of Ireland and Bar Council of Ireland in 2007.