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Tuesday, 26th October 2021

Kelly, Joe

Firm: A&L Goodbody LLP
Position: Partner
Address: International Financial Services Centre, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, D01 H104
Phone: +353 1 649 2429
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Joe Kelly is a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. He has developed a strong litigation practice in the Commercial Court and co-leads the Fraud & White Collar Crime Group. He advises clients involved in regulatory investigations and/or prosecutions brought in the criminal courts. He is a lead adviser to financial institutions and automobile companies in relation to recent high profile investigations in Ireland. In addition, Joe co- heads A&L Goodbody's boutique Gaming and Betting practice.


BA, NUI Galway, 1984
LLB, NUI Galway, 1987
Solicitor, Ireland, 1992
Dip. EU Law, University College Dublin, 1992
LL M, University College Dublin, 1994
Qualified Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 1998
CEDR qualified mediator, 2003


Joe is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Irish Branch, and a practising arbitrator. He is a founder member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association and a practising mediator, having been involved in approximately 50 Mediations to date. Joe is a former chairman of the Law Society's Arbitration and Mediation Committee and a former member of the Law Society Criminal Law Committee.