CCPC welcomes the appointment of Úna Butler as Member

January 18, 2022

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the appointment by Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, of Úna Butler as a Member of the CCPC.

Úna brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, having served as the Director of Legal Services & General Counsel at the CCPC since 2014. During this time, she established the CCPC’s Legal Services Division and oversaw legal advice across the CCPC’s competition, consumer protection and product safety remit.

Previously, Úna worked as a legal advisor in the Commission for Communications Regulation and as a lawyer in private practice, specialising in EU, competition and regulatory law. Úna holds a degree in Law and French from Trinity College Dublin, a Masters in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges and a postgraduate diploma in Economics for Competition Law from King’s College London.

Commenting on the appointment, Jeremy Godfrey, Chairperson of the CCPC said:

“I am delighted to welcome Úna as a Member of the CCPC’s Commission. She will help lead the CCPC as we implement strengthened laws in the competition and consumer protection fields. Úna’s impressive legal background and commitment to making markets work in the interests of consumers and society will be of great benefit to the CCPC in its work.

I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Conor Blackwell, Chair of the CCPC Audit and Risk Committee, for his work in recent months as a temporary Member of the CCPC. ”

Úna Butler joins fellow Commission Members Patrick Kenny and Brian McHugh along with the newly appointed Chair of the CCPC, Jeremy Godfrey.

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