Micaela Diver is a partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation department in Belfast. Micaela specialises in Public & Regulatory law and is experienced in complex, high profile cases in the Northern Irish Commercial Court.
Micaela advises clients in both the public and private sector on contentious and non-contentious public procurement law matters, including large scale outsourcing and infrastructure projects. She also advises clients on competition law matters including compliance, merger control and private damages actions.
Micaela acts for clients in judicial reviews, statutory appeals, investigations (bribery and anti-corruption) and other inquiries across a variety of sectors including energy, utilities, health, transport, construction and the public sector.
Areas of Expertise
"Has a forensic knowledge of procurement and litigation and has a good balance between knowledge of legislation and recognition of the client's needs." Another praises her "passion and deep knowledge about public law." (Chambers UK 2020)
"She clearly identifies any associated risks and points out all the options available." (Chambers UK 2019)
"She is diligent, detailed and has a good understanding of the company's business and how it relates to the technicalities of procurement law." (Chambers UK 2018)
"Will look for solutions and deliver on time." (Chambers UK 2017)
Micaela is a member of The Belfast Solicitors Association; The Procurement Lawyers Association; The Joint Working Party on Competition Law of the Bar Council and Law Societies of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
- Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
- PGDip in EU Competition Law Kings College, London
- Solicitor, Law Society of Northern Ireland
- Certificate of Professional Legal Studies (Distinction) IPLS
- LLB Hons Law with Politics, Queens University, Belfast