Kenan is a partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. He leads both our White Collar Crime Group and our Corporate Reputation team. He has advised on many of Ireland's most high profile corporate crises in recent years. He has market leading expertise in white collar crime, reputational issues, and business-critical commercial disputes.
Kenan advises on internal investigations, whistleblowing complaints, dawn raids, money laundering, bribery/corruption and export controls/sanctions issues. He also advises clients on managing their relationships with various regulators in Ireland and abroad.
Kenan's corporate reputation practice involves advising on reputational issues, including crisis communications and defamation cases. He has particular expertise in internet-based defamation.
"Notable for his strength in white-collar crime disputes, regulatory investigations and criminal prosecutions. He acts on complex litigation, arbitration and mediation cases." (Chambers 2019)
Kenan was named as one of 15 'Global Elite Thought Leaders' for Corporate Defence work. (Who's Who Legal: Business Crime 2018)
"...one of the world's leading practitioners." (Who's Who Legal: Business Crime 2018)
"Very commercial and pragmatic in approach." (Chambers Global 2018)
Kenan is a regular contributor to the national and international debate on white collar crime. He is a former Chairman of the International Bar Association's Business Crime Committee. He has presented to the Irish Government on draft legislation, lectures at a number of Irish universities, and has chaired/spoken at international conferences in Sydney, Washington, Panama, Vienna, Istanbul, Rome, Dubai and Kraków.