Covington set to become second major US firm in Dublin with post-Brexit launch

US firm recruits Beauchamps lawyer for life sciences and tech-led move into Ireland

Covington & Burling is set to become the second major US law firm with a base in Dublin, in a move prompted by the UK’s impending exit from the European Union (EU).

The US firm is planning to launch a life sciences and technology practice in the Irish Republic, but is currently waiting for regulatory clearance from the Irish Law Society.

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