Name: Kevin Allen
Firm Name: A&L Goodbody
Country: Ireland
Expertise: Regulatory Law

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Professional Biography:

Kevin Allen is a Partner in the Corporate Department and specialises in compliance, regulatory law and corporate governance. He has particular expertise in financial services law and advises banks and financial institutions on all aspects of financial regulation and compliance and related matters.


He is Head of the Firm’s Business Regulation and Corporate Governance Group and the Firm’s Financial Services Regulation and Compliance Group. Kevin draws together all aspects of the Firm’s expertise relating to regulation and compliance and offers comprehensive compliance and regulatory advice to businesses generally. He also has over 17 years experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law.

Market Recommendations:

“Leading lawyer.” (IFLR1000 2010-2017)
Recommended by Who’s Who Legal. (The Guide to the World’s Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers 2010 – 2013)
“A true expert.” (PLC Which Lawyer? 2010, 2011)


BA, NUI Galway, 1981
LLB, NUI Galway, 1983
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland,1988

Professional Activities:

Kevin is a regular speaker at conferences on compliance and corporate governance issues and is on the Irish Institute of Directors Legal Panel.