Responsible Business

Pro Bono

Our pro bono programme

Putting our legal skills in action for charitable organisations and social enterprises

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Who We Are

146,466

hours

of pro bono work completed since 2013

€4m

worth

of pro bono legal advice provided to the community

c190

pro bono clients

represented domestically and internationally

Our pro bono programme

We provide pro bono legal advice to all our community partners. We work in partnership with domestic and international “clearing houses”, including the Public Interest Law Alliance, Business in the Community and Thomson Reuters Trustlaw Foundation. They match our expertise with specific legal needs in non-governmental organisations, community organisations and law centres.

In 2016, A&L Goodbody delivered over 2,800 pro bono hours to various charity partners and not for profit organisations, including; Irish Refugee Council, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, Oxfam Ireland, Ashoka Ireland, Suas, Debra Ireland, the Coeliac Society of Ireland and Inner City Enterprises.

Step Up Community Programme

Step Up Community Programme

Working with our local community on educational, employment and fundraising initiatives

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Step Up Community Programme

We have a strong tradition of collaborating with and supporting the communities in which we work. Step Up, our community based programme, gives everyone at A&L Goodbody an opportunity to make a difference in the local community we work in. Programmes are implemented through pro bono work, volunteering and funding.

 

Diversity & Inclusion

Fostering a culture of inclusion

We believe in promoting diversity and providing an inclusive and supportive working environment in the best interests of all of our people and our clients

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Diversity & Inclusion

At A&L Goodbody, Diversity & Inclusion is about respecting, valuing and leveraging the differences that exist in our employee base and the domestic and international markets in which we do business.  

Mutual respect and collaboration amongst our collegaues is key to the culture of our firm and we are committed to ensuring that that everyone is treated with respect, fairness and integrity.

Every one of our employees bring a set of special talents and perspectives to the table. We celebrate diverse thinking by creating a culture where all of our people are encouraged to draw upon their unique backgrounds, interests and viewpoints.

This diverse and inclusive approach benefits our people and our clients and therefore our business. As the diversity of our client base continues to grow it is imperative that we have a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect that client basis. Different options, perspectives and cultures are powerful in international business

Awards & Market Recognition

  • Responsible & Sustainable Business

    Responsible & Sustainable Business 2016

  • Business to Arts

    Business to Arts 2017

  • European Pilnet Award

    European Pilnet Award 2015