William Fry



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

Deals roundup

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

Published 30 October 2019

William Fry: Irish employers face compliance risks with new protective leave laws

Irish employers face legal, business and reputational risk if they are not in compliance with recently introduced and upcoming protective leave legislation, William Fry has warned.

Published 27 September 2019

Matheson, William Fry and A&L Goodbody lawyers recognised as tax controversy leaders

Lawyers at Matheson, William Fry and A&L Goodbody have been ranked as tax controversy leaders in an annual World Tax guide published by International Tax Review.

Published 23 September 2019

William Fry recognised as top firm in Ireland for innovation in legal expertise

William Fry has been ranked as Ireland's most innovative law firm for legal expertise in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report 2019.

Published 16 September 2019

William Fry appoints Brian Butterwick as corporate and M&A partner

William Fry has announced the appointment of Brian Butterwick as a partner in the firm's corporate and M&A department.

Published 5 September 2019

William Fry staff emerge as winners of annual Irish Times/SCSI tennis competition

Staff at William Fry emerged as the overall winners at an annual tennis competition hosted by The Irish Times and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).

Published 27 August 2019