A&L Goodbody appoints Jill Shaw as first ESG and sustainability lead
A&L Goodbody LLP has appointed Jill Shaw to the new, senior position of ESG and sustainability lead.
Working alongside the partners on ALG’s ESG and sustainability group, Ms Shaw will co-ordinate and support ALG’s lawyers as they help clients navigate the rapidly changing environmental, social and governance landscape.
The group comprises experts from practice areas spanning finance, renewable energy, climate action, corporate governance, environmental and planning, employment, construction and litigation, among others.
Ms Shaw will work closely with the group and dedicated “ESG champions” from across ALG to provide assistance to clients on ESG and sustainability matters.
She is a senior lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in financial services, particularly in asset management and investment funds. She has also worked as a senior knowledge lawyer with a focus on compliance with the various European sustainability initiatives applicable to the asset management sector.
Laura Mulleady, partner and head of ESG and sustainability at ALG, said: “ESG-related opportunities and challenges are arising for businesses across all sectors and they are navigating rapidly developing legal and regulatory requirements as well as changing stakeholder expectations.
“I’m delighted to welcome Jill and look forward to the benefits that her knowledge and experience will bring as we support our clients in working to achieve their sustainability goals.”