Louise Byrne is a partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, where her practice focuses on white collar and corporate crime matters. Louise represents and defends clients in government and internal investigations and prosecutions. She also advises on all related matters, including the design and implementation of anti-bribery and corruption policies, whistleblowing complaints and money laundering issues.
Louise trained and qualified at Clifford Chance in London in 2007 before joining the international disputes and investigations team of Debevoise & Plimpton. Prior to joining A&L Goodbody's white collar team in 2018, she spent three years as a principal investigative lawyer at the UK's Serious Fraud Office, investigating and prosecuting high-value, complex and multi-jurisdictional bribery and corruption cases. She also possesses significant client side experience, having worked as an in-house counsel at a number of international financial institutions in London.
Admission & Qualifications
Solicitor (England & Wales), 2007
Higher Rights of Audience (Civil), England & Wales, 2010
Solicitor (Ireland), 2018
BCL (with French Law), University College Dublin, 2003
Diplôme en Droit Français, Université d'Aix-Marseille III, 2002