The authors of Ireland’s Pensions Law Blog are all members of the A&L Goodbody LLP’s pensions law department. We have included below some summary details of our credentials and expertise. You can learn more by visiting our practice area section on A&L Goodbody LLP’s website or by getting in touch with us directly by email.

About David Main

Name: David Main
Title: Partner

David Main is a partner and head of A&L Goodbody’s pensions department.  He advises a wide range of Irish and international organisations and businesses on all aspects of their pensions affairs.  In particular, he advises on scheme documentation, dispute resolution, pensions products, restructuring and winding-up, investment and the pensions aspects of mergers and acquisitions.


About David Francis

Name: David Francis
Title: Partner

David is a Partner in A&L Goodbody’s pensions department. He advises on all aspects of occupational pension plans, including plan documentation, administration, compliance, investment, cross-border pension issues, pension aspects of corporate transactions, merging and winding up, pension benefit changes as well as general trust law, pension adjustment orders and pension disputes, both in the context of internal dispute resolution procedures and before the Pensions Ombudsman and before the courts.


About Chris Comerford

Name: Chris Comerford
Title: Partner

Chris Comerford is a Partner in A&L Goodbody’s Pensions Group. Chris advises Irish and international corporations and trustees on all aspects of their pension arrangements and in particular on issues arising in scheme restructurings and wind-ups, public and private sector outsourcing, scheme documentation and administration, compliance with pensions legislation, the pensions aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the mediation and litigation of pension disputes and Ombudsman claims.


About Aoife Malone

Name: Aoife Malone
Title: Associate

Aoife Malone is as Associate in A&L Goodbody’s pension’s department. She has a degree in Business and Law from University College Dublin. Aoife has experience assisting and advising on scheme administration issues, in particular issues around the application of pension adjustment orders, trustee duties, scheme documentation and the restructuring and winding up of defined benefit pension schemes.