William Fry



Colin Russell: I want to ride my (Brompton folding) bicycle

Colin Russell, trainee solicitor at William Fry, considers a recent European Court of Justice ruling that copyright protection can apply to a product's shape.

Published 18 June 2020

Karolina Rozhnova: Over the rainbow – High Court orders Twitter to disclose information about parody account

William Fry trainee solicitor Karolina Rozhnova considers a recent case in which Twitter was ordered by the High Court to disclose information about a parody account.

Published 10 June 2020

Major law firms continuing to recruit at all levels in spite of COVID-19

Major Irish law firms including Matheson, William Fry and Eversheds Sutherland are continuing to make strategic hires and welcome newly-qualified solicitors, trainees and interns in spite of the COVID-19 crisis, Irish Legal News can reveal.

Published 21 May 2020

Matthew Cahill joins William Fry as head of structured finance and debt capital markets

William Fry has announced the appointment of Matthew Cahill as head of structured finance and debt capital markets.

Published 11 May 2020

Pay and bonus cuts across Ireland's largest law firms

Pay and bonus cuts have been implemented at McCann FitzGerald, William Fry and Arthur Cox in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Irish Times.

Published 11 May 2020

William Fry: Welcome clarifications to temporary wage subsidy scheme

William Fry unpacks recent clarifications about certain provisions of the Government's temporary wage subsidy scheme.

Published 8 April 2020

William Fry: Compulsory licences on the horizon for drugs and equipment?

William Fry partner Laura Scott, senior associate Colette Brady and trainee solicitor Sophie Delaney consider whether growing concerns about the availability of certain drugs and equipment in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic will we see governments start to issue compulsory licences.

Published 1 April 2020

Sarah Plunkett: Can trials conducted via video-link maintain business continuity for the courts?

William Fry associate Sarah Plunkett explores the opportunities of using technology to maintain business continuity in the Irish courts during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 26 March 2020

Sarah O'Mahony: Practical considerations for both landlords and tenants

Sarah O'Mahony, associate in the real estate team at William Fry, explores the challenges ahead for landlords and tenants of commercial property.

Published 24 March 2020

Alice O'Connor: Judgment mortgages – can you sever a joint tenancy?

Alice O'Connor, associate at William Fry, considers a recent ruling with significance for debtors who own joint properties and creditors seeking to enforce against jointly owned property.

Published 19 February 2020

William Fry partner Lisa Carty wins recognition from Client Choice

William Fry partner Lisa Carty has been recognised by Client Choice for excellent client care and quality of service.

Published 13 February 2020

William Fry: Discovery – time to engage?

William Fry associates Adele Hall and Leeane Grace discuss developments in discovery.

Published 11 February 2020

William Fry names Stephen Keogh as head of corporate in trio of appointments

William Fry has announced the promotion of Stephen Keogh as its new head of corporate and M&A, alongside the appointment of Ailbhe Dennehy and Ian Murray as partners.

Published 10 February 2020

Joanne Ryan: Interlocutory injunctions and the fallout from Merck Sharpe & Dohme

Joanne Ryan, associate at William Fry, examines a recent decision that answers a question that arose for practitioners from the Supreme Court judgment in Merck Sharp & Dohme.

Published 31 January 2020

Deals roundup

A round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com.

Published 14 January 2020