Real Estate

A&L Goodbody's Real Estate team is widely recognised as the market leader in Ireland. We consistently advise on the largest and most high profile commercial property mandates in the State and we have an exceptional track record of completing transactions and getting deals over the line.

We have particular experience advising on complicated projects and transactions, where our skills and experience in collating and analysing complex and detailed information is crucial. We pride ourselves on delivering pragmatic and tailored commercial advice to meet our clients' key business objectives. We help our clients to anticipate issues, overcome legal obstacles and achieve an orderly, cost effective and successful result.

We have offices in Dublin and Belfast and the team advises investors, financial institutions, developers, large scale occupiers, investment managers and real estate funds across the full range of real estate transactions including investment sales and acquisitions, forward sales and forward funds, portfolio acquisitions, landlord and tenant and real estate finance across all real estate sectors including offices, multi-family / PRS / BTR, logistics, data centres, hotels, retail, student accommodation, healthcare and development land.

Our lawyers are renowned for their unrivalled strategic expertise, deep legal understanding and excellent commercial acumen. We have vast experience in guiding international investors as they navigate the Irish commercial property market.  We make the process easy for clients with the benefit of our market contacts and experience and we focus on the issues which are both key to their investment strategy and domestic requirements.

We appreciate that a multi-disciplinary approach is necessary in many real estate transactions and when required, we call upon colleagues in our tax, funds, construction, planning, corporate, litigation and finance teams to work with us in providing innovative solutions to your business needs.

ALG's Real Estate team acted on 5 of the Top 10 commercial real estate deals of 2021, to include the top two office deals, the top logistics deal and the first forward fund of a PRS development in the Irish market. The team also acted on the top two office lettings of 2021.


  • KPMG

    as tenant on its agreement to lease new head quarter offices (289,000 sq ft) at Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 – the largest letting agreement in Ireland in 2021.

  • IPUT Real Estate Dublin

    as landlord on the agreement to lease the new Wilton Park campus development, Dublin 2 to LinkedIn (600,000 sq ft). This will be LinkedIn's new EMEA head offices.

  • Union Investment

    on the forward fund of a PRS investment known as 8th Lock, Pelletstown, Dublin with Ballymore Properties – the first forward fund of a PRS development in the Irish market.

  • Palm Capital / KKR

    on the acquisition of Core Industrial's large portfolio of over 100 industrial assets for over €180m.

  • DWS

    on the acquisition of the largest off-campus student accommodation in Ireland, the Point Campus, Dublin.

  • Commerz Real

    on the acquisition of One and Two Dockland Central, Dublin 1.

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