General Finance

The General Finance group at A&L Goodbody is renowned for its market knowledge and experience, as well as its ability to develop, structure and deliver sophisticated and large scale lending transactions across multiple disciplines on an all-Ireland basis. We act for domestic and international banks, financial institutions, institutional investors, private credit funds and other alternative lenders, as well as for a wide range of borrowers and private equity sponsors, including investment funds, institutional investors, developers and corporate borrowers.

Clients choose us for our extensive experience of advising on the largest and most high-profile lending transactions in the Irish market, which means that we are able to offer an unrivalled insight and understanding of the Irish market. In addition to having a market leading domestic practice, we act for a large number of international lenders and typically advise on the most complex cross-border lending deals in Ireland each year.

Our extensive experience and knowledge of market terms and legal developments enables us to anticipate issues, find solutions and deliver the best possible deal execution for our clients. From the largest international deals to the most innovative domestic deals, we offer clients a commercial approach aligned with deep market knowledge.

Because of the size and sophistication of our General Finance group, we are consistently ranked in the top tier for Finance by leading directories including Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and Legal 500.

As the only firm in Ireland ranked tier 1 in all practice areas by IFLR1000, we have an unrivalled ability to advise on all aspects of financial services law.

We work closely with our experts in other practice areas, including the firm's M&A, Restructuring and Insolvency and Asset Management and Investment Funds groups, to provide a seamless market-leading service on multi-disciplinary transactions.

We advise on the full range of debt finance products, including: