William Fry



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

Patrick Murphy: Second-ever public hearing by CAS following ECtHR decision

William Fry associate Patrick Murphy and trainee Leeane Grace consider the impact of a recent European court ruling on sports.

Published 17 December 2019

Venture capital funding falls by a fifth in third quarter

Venture capital funding into Irish firms fell by a fifth in the third quarter of 2019 compared to last year, according to a survey published by the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA) and William Fry.

Published 5 December 2019

William Fry warns businesses to keep mandatory retirement rules within the law

Irish employers looking to enforce a mandatory retirement age cannot rely solely on an employee’s contract of employment even if it does stipulate a mandatory retirement age, businesses have been warned at a William Fry breakfast briefing.

Published 20 November 2019

William Fry names Liam McCabe as chairman

William Fry has named Liam McCabe as chairman, succeeding John Larkin, who has held the role for more than three years.

Published 18 November 2019

#InPictures: William Fry staff raise nearly €900 for cystic fibrosis charity

Staff at William Fry raised nearly €900 for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland during the firm's sixth annual funds bake-off.

Published 15 November 2019

William Fry partners recognised as European rising stars

Two partners at William Fry have been named as rising stars in the European legal world at an awards ceremony in London.

Published 8 November 2019