Gareth Walls is a Partner at A&L Goodbody and head of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. He has extensive experience in commercial and personal litigation and is an accredited member with CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution); a Panel Member of the Northern Ireland Law Society Mediation Group and a long standing member of the Employment Lawyers Group for Northern Ireland.
Gareth specialises in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law and is an accomplished advocate in the Industrial and Fair Employment Tribunals. He is recognised for his practical and commercial advices, and for his experience of discrimination and diversity issues in Northern Ireland.
A&L Goodbody is a leading Irish law firm. The Firm offers unique breadth and depth across every facet of law on the island of Ireland, with a diverse domestic and international client base in public and private sectors. The Firm has 66 Partners and a total staff of approximately 550 with offices in Belfast, Dublin, London and the US. The Firm has an international outlook and has advised many international companies on successful investments and activities in Ireland. We regularly partner with the world's leading international law firms on the Irish aspects of multi-national transactions.
The Firm provides a full range of market-leading business legal services, [including: commercial law; mergers and acquisitions; corporate finance; banking and financial services; EU and competition law; property; risk management & dispute resolution; and corporate tax] and operates the most extensive range of specialist services available in Ireland through over 30 Specialist Practice Groups. The emphasis and operation of these practice groups continually evolve and develop in anticipation of external market needs.
A&L Goodbody is continually ranked as the No. 1 Irish law firm by many international publications such as The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and the International Financial Law Review. Most recently, the law firm was awarded the Corporate International Magazine, 2010 Employment/Labour Law Firm of the Year in Ireland; and was also recognized as the Irish Law Firm of the Year by Who's Who Legal 2010.
Firm Practice Areas
Aircraft, Asset Finance, Banking and Financial Services, Business Regulation and Corporate Governance, China Group, Commercial Property, Corporate, Corporate and General Banking, Corporate Criminal Offences, Corporate Immigration, Debt Recovery, Employment, Pensions and Benefits, Energy and Natural Resources, Environmental & Planning, EU and Competition, Financial Services Regulation and Compliance, Goodbody Secretarial Ltd, Goodbody Trustees Ltd, Insurance, Investment Funds, Inward Investment, IP and Technology, Leisure and Licensing, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, M&A and Corporate Finance, Outsourcing in Ireland, Private Client, Product Liability, Projects and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency Group, Securitisation and Capital Markets, Shipping, Sports Law, Tax