Joe Kelly is a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. He has developed a strong litigation practice in the Commercial Court and co-leads the Fraud & White Collar Crime Group. He advises clients involved in regulatory investigations and/or prosecutions brought in the criminal courts. He is a lead adviser to financial institutions and automobile companies in relation to recent high profile investigations in Ireland. In addition, Joe co- heads A&L Goodbody's boutique Gaming and Betting practice.
"A prominent figure in the market... A notable presence in top-tier commercial disputes. The go-to in Ireland... a keen understanding for solutions." (Chambers Global 2019)
"Calm, thoughtful, reassuring, intelligent, and creative in his thinking." (Chambers Global 2018)
"International Thought Leader in Business Crime Defence and Sports & Entertainment (2018) and Entertainment (2019)" (Who's Who Legal)
"Very hands-on and accessible. He appreciates the bigger picture and is practical and clear-cut in his advice." (Chambers Global 2016)
Joe is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Irish Branch, and is a practicing Arbitrator. He is a founder member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association and is a practicing Mediator, having been involved in approximately 50 Mediations to date. Joe is a former chairman of the Law Society's Arbitration and Mediation Committee and a former member of the Law Society Criminal Law Committee. He is also on the Law Society of Ireland Panel of Mediators. Joe is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law, one of the leading international organisations in the Betting & Gaming industry.