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First name
Ross
 Nugent

Position
Senior Associate
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Ross advises clients on political and regulatory developments in trade and manufacturing, as well as engagement with senior policymakers on trade-related issues.

Ross is a Senior Associate in Global Counsel’s trade and manufacturing policy practice. 

Ross previously worked at the Embassy of Ireland in London, where he covered the UK’s post-Brexit trade agenda, political developments in Northern Ireland, and foreign policy. Prior to that, he worked in trade strategy at the European Commission during the negotiation of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, and at the Irish Parliament, Dáil Éireann. 

At GC, he supports corporate and investor clients with navigating political and regulatory developments in the trade policy sphere, as well as their engagement with senior policymakers on trade-related issues.

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Working with a major pharmaceutical company to lead decarbonization of the health and life sciences sectors. 
  • Advising a private equity firm on the implications of political volatility on trade ahead of an upcoming acquisition. 
  • Providing strategic advice to a food and drink company on EU-UK talks on the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol.