Eithne is a former senior Partner of A&L Goodbody, international law firm, having worked with the firm for 35 years. There she specialised in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and advising on a range of corporate law matters. She headed up A&L Goodbody’s London office for 3 years and has held a number of management positions in the firm, including as a member of the firms Policy Committee and the Partner Selection Committee. Eithne has also regularly been involved in the recruitment and development of young lawyers. She holds a degree from Trinity College Dublin and a Diploma in European Law from University College Dublin and is a qualified lawyer. She is former non executive director of One 51 plc an environmental services, renewable energy, food and speciality plastics business (now IPL Plastics plc) where she also chaired the Nominations Committee.