The authors of Ireland’s Pensions Law Blog are all members of the A&L Goodbody’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’s website or by getting in touch with us directly by email.
Name: David Main
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.
Name: David Francis
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.
Name: Lorcan Keenan
Lorcan Keenan is an Associate in A&L Goodbody’s pensions department. He joined the team in 2013 following four years practising in the UK with one of the leading UK national firms. He previously studied at University College Dublin and has also completed a Master in Laws Degree at Trinity College Dublin. Lorcan has experience advising on the drafting and interpretation of pension scheme documentation, scheme restructuring and de-risking exercises, pensions litigation and the pensions aspects of corporate transactions.
Name: Chris Comerford
Chris Comerford is an Associate in A&L Goodbody’s pension’s department. He had previously studied at University College Dublin. Chris has experience assisting and advising on scheme documentation, restructuring and winding up and the pensions aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
Name: Aoife Malone
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.