Environmental & Planning

A&L Goodbody's Environmental & Planning law team is an established market leader in Ireland. With over 30 years' specialist experience, our combined Dublin and Belfast 8 strong team provide integrated planning, environment and health & safety law advice to local and international corporates, State bodies, local authorities, Government, private developers and financial institutions. We advise clients in a range of sectors including pharmaceutical, manufacturing, energy, construction, aviation, retail, professional services, technology and waste.

Environmental & Planning law


  • Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board

    on all Irish law environmental, offshore petroleum safety and planning aspects of the acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board of Royal Dutch Shell's interest in the Corrib Gas Field.

  • Indego

    on the successful defence of judicial review proceedings taken by one of its anchor tenants at the Square retail development in South Dublin.


    on securing SID planning permission from An Bord Pleanala for a 172MW development following an oral hearing and a significant level of objection.

  • WCRE Ltd

    on the sale of a portfolio of 5 windfarms totalling 220 MW.

  • SK Biotek

    on all Irish environmental law aspects of its acquisition from BMS of an API pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Swords, County Dublin.

  • Irish Water

    on issues of planning and water law including advising on the c.€500m Greater Dublin Drainage Scheme and the €180m Ringsend Extension Project.

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