Beauchamps has announced the appointment of John Gaffney as a partner in the firm’s EU and competition team and as head of its sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) team. Previously, Gaffney was a partner at a major law firm in Dublin, representing clients on state aid, competition, merger control matters, and public procurement law issues. He also consulted on competition law in Abu Dhabi. Additionally, Gaffney serves as an adjunct professor at University College Cork, specializing in ESG and international law. Shaun OShea, head of Beauchamps corporate, commercial and M&A, highlighted Gaffney’s expertise in EU and competition law and his leadership in ESG matters as key strengths that will benefit the firm’s clients in a dynamic regulatory environment.

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