Julian is a partner in A&L Goodbody. He was Managing Partner of the firm for 12 years from 2010 until May 2022. Prior to his appointment as Managing Partner, Julian was a specialist M&A and Equity Capital Markets lawyer advising on many landmark Irish corporate deals. He was head of A&L Goodbody's London office between 2003 and 2010.
Areas of Expertise
Julian is qualified as a solicitor in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. He has been rated as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, IFLR1000, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. For 11 years he was a member of the National Council of Ibec which is Ireland's largest employer representative organisation and up until recently was a member of Business in the Community Ireland’s “Leaders Group on Sustainability”.
He is a director of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, an impact-driven organisation that supports high-potential social entrepreneurs to tackle Ireland’s social problems more quickly and effectively.
In 2016 Julian was named "Ireland's Most Trusted Business Leader" by the Great Place to Work Institute.
- IPLS, Queens University Belfast
- LLB, The University of Dundee