Liam Kennedy, a partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, specialises in international and domestic commercial disputes including: product liability; M&A; securities/auditors’ litigation (including international class actions); EU and competition law; and constitutional litigation. Liam's practice includes dealing with regulators such as the Central Bank of Ireland, Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation, the ODCE, commissions of enquiry, SEC, and the Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board. A key area of Liam's expertise involves crisis and risk management. Liam acts in the management of complex regulatory investigations and disputes, helping clients manage legal, commercial and regulatory risk and to deal with crisis situations.
"An intuitive lawyer…gets the nuances of our engagement with the regulator and guides us on market trends. Responsive, pragmatic and commercial." (Chambers Global 2020)
"A wealth of experience… a creative thinker as well as a very effective communicator." (Chambers Europe and Global 2019)
"An excellent litigator...extremely highly regarded" (Chambers Europe 2018)
"A phenomenal lawyer, very pragmatic, always correct, direct and effective." (Chambers Global 2017)
Liam is a recent past Chair of the 7,000 member International Bar Association's Litigation Committee and has served as a member of the Council of the Law Society of Ireland since 2008. He is the Vice-Chair of the Law Society of Ireland's litigation committee and member of its Litigation Management Committee.