The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
Tuesday, 26th October 2021

Kennedy, Liam

Firm: A&L Goodbody LLP
Position: Partner
Address: International Financial Services Centre, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
Phone: + 353 1 649 2501
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Special Areas:

Liam Kennedy, a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, specialises in international and domestic commercial disputes including: product liability; M&A; securities/auditors' litigation (including international class actions); EU and competition law; and constitutional litigation. Liam's practice includes dealing with regulators such as the Central Bank of Ireland, Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation, the ODCE, commissions of enquiry, SEC, and the Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board. A key area of Liam's expertise involves crisis and risk management. Liam acts in the management of complex regulatory investigations and disputes, helping clients manage legal, commercial and regulatory risk and to deal with crisis situations.


LLB, University of Otago New Zealand
Solicitor, Law Society of New Zealand
Solicitor, Law Society of England
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland


Liam is a recent past Chair of the 7,000 member International Bar Association's Litigation Committee and has been a member of the Council of the Law Society of Ireland since 2008. He is the Vice-Chair of the Law Society of Ireland's litigation committee and a member of its litigation management committee.