Local solicitor takes lead role at top law firm

A BLACKROCK man and former De La Salle College student has been promoted to the role of Managing Partner at one of Ireland’s top ten law firms.

A BLACKROCK man and former De La Salle College student has been promoted to the role of Managing Partner at one of Ireland’s top ten law firms.

John White joined Beauchamps Solicitors as a trainee after graduating from University College Dublin (UCD) in 1997, and has been the Head of Beauchamps corporate and commercial department since 2007.

“I am delighted and honoured to take on the role of Managing Partner at Beauchamps and look forward to growing the firm with my colleagues,” said John.

“I believe that now is a time for Irish businesses to show optimism and I will focus on developing the firm to meet our clients’ needs in domestic and international markets.”

His practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, insolvency and corporate recovery.

“Having spent my whole career with the firm, I am excited about taking on this new role and will work with the team on developing and managing strong client relationships,” he said.

In business for over 200 years, Beauchamps is one the oldest law firms in Ireland. Imelda Reynolds, Chairman and current President of Dublin Chamber of Commerce has welcomed John’s appointment on behalf of the partners.

John succeeds Shaun O’Shea who returns to the position of a full-time partner in the corporate and commercial department.

The Louth man has lectured at the UCD Commercial Law Centre and regularly speaks at and chairs seminars on business law topics. He has also written articles on a range of corporate law topics for various publications.