Corporate Advisory & Company Law

A&L Goodbody is the leading corporate practice in Ireland. We advise domestic and global corporations, individual shareholders and entrepreneurs, sponsors and lenders, investment banks, private equity providers, state and semi state entities. We have featured as the top ranking Irish advisors for corporate work by Bloomberg, Experian and Thomson Reuters for the last eight years. 

We provide technical and strategic advice on issues relating to the life cycle of all types of companies and transactions, including:

  • shareholder agreements
  • employee and management option/incentive plans
  • deal structuring and execution (for both public and private M&A transactions)
  • advice on all issues relating to statutory requirements under the Companies Act 2014, including director and officer liabilities and obligations and shareholder rights

We are constantly monitoring the regulatory and legislative environments so that we can get ahead and advise our clients on impending changes. Our industry insights keep us ahead of the game.

Our corporate team is fully integrated with our specialist departments to provide a one-stop shop efficient service.

Featured Videos


  • Sichuan Development International Holding Limited

    on its establishment of a joint venture leasing company with Standard Chartered Bank.

  • Stripe

    on its Irish law operations, across corporate, commercial contracts, employment, IP and data privacy legal requirements.

  • Airbnb

    on its Irish legal requirements on the establishment of its European headquarters in Ireland, including advising on a bespoke fit-for-purpose tax efficient corporate structure and subsequently various other ancillary projects and advice.

  • A leading financial institution in Ireland

    in relation to a JV arrangement for the digitisation of its banking and payment services together with the development and rollout of a related software platform.

  • Major financial institutions and listed public companies

    companies on corporate governance and regulatory codes, and proceedings before the Central Bank of Ireland.

  • State Bodies and Government Departments

    on the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies, notably in respect of engagement with stakeholders and board effectiveness.