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The firm: Beauchamps is one of Ireland’s top full-service commercial law firms – working side by side with clients to achieve more. The firm and its lawyers work hard to understand clients’ goals and priorities, believing the best advice and solutions come from knowing what really drives a business. Beauchamps is a growing, ambitious, solutions-focused firm with 180 people in its Dublin headquarters. Beauchamps believes that’s ideal for doing business in Ireland, because the firm is large enough to provide a full range of services while making sure clients work with a consistent and experienced cross-disciplinary team. Clients include multinational companies, Irish and international SMEs, investors, owner-managed businesses, government and public bodies and regulatory authorities. Beauchamps’ lawyers work in over 30 practice and sector areas. This breadth of services gives them a rounded view of their clients’ current and future business and legal requirements.

Areas of practice: Corporate: the corporate and commercial team is one of the leading practices of its kind in Ireland. It delivers a comprehensive and experienced service to domestic and international clients across a wide range of sectors.

Banking and finance: the fast-growing banking and finance group represents a mix of domestic and international lenders and borrowers, inducting major banks, senior lenders, mezzanine lenders, hedge funds and developers, on a range of financing matters.

Real estate: Beauchamps’ commercial property practice has been at the forefront of ground-breaking, market-shaping property developments in Ireland for more than 20 years.

Litigation and dispute resolution: Beauchamps’ litigation and dispute resolution practice works with domestic and international clients across all industry sectors to resolve disputes through litigation, negotiation and settlement, arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.

Energy and natural resources: over the past two decades, Beauchamps has established a reputation as one of the leading Irish law firms advising on renewable energy projects, particularly wind farm developments.

IP and technology: the leading technology and intellectual property team works with many of the world’s biggest domestic and global brands – particularly in the food and beverage, technology and communications, pharmaceutical and retail sectors – as well as with SMEs, start-ups, not-for-profit organisations and public sector bodies.

Employment and benefits: Beauchamps’ employment and benefits team works with domestic, international and multinational companies – including businesses setting up in Ireland for the first time, start-ups, financial institutions, hospitals, charities and public sector bodies.

Insolvency and corporate restructuring: the insolvency and corporate restructuring group is a market-leading team. Multi-disciplinary lawyers work with and support financial institutions, creditors, businesses, directors and shareholders, insolvency practitioners and public sector bodies on a wide range of restructuring, corporate recovery and insolvency situations.

EU, competition and procurement: the EU, competition and procurement team provides both contentious and non-contentious advice to clients on all aspects of competition law, procurement law and other areas of EU law. The team advises a wide range of public authorities, utilities and private sector entities

Construction: the construction team advises on all stages of construction projects and PPPs from inception, planning, procurement and construction through to completion. The team works closely with developers, funding institutions, project stakeholders, contractors and consultants as part of the multi-disciplinary team on any project.

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