William Fry announces two new partners
William Fry today announced the appointment of two new partners across its Banking & Finance and Technology departments.
Louise McNabola has been appointed as a partner in the Banking & Finance Department where she specialises in financial regulation. She has extensive knowledge and experience in debt finance and financial regulation. Ms McNabola advises Irish and international clients in relation to all aspects of financial regulation including advice on Irish regulatory authorisations as a payment/electronic money institution, regulatory capital requirements, the acquisition and disposal of qualifying holdings, anti-money laundering legislation, fitness and probity requirements and ongoing compliance with conduct of business requirements and general regulatory compliance.
David Kirton has been appointed as a partner in the Technology Department, where he specialises in technology, intellectual property and commercial law, with a focus on the life sciences and online platforms sectors. His practice includes all aspects of the development, protection and exploitation of IP rights, intermediary liability issues and EU and Irish legislation affecting online services, with a specialism at the intersection between IP and competition law.
As an experienced commercial lawyer, he also provides strategic advice on the structuring and negotiation of contracts for a wide range of commercial arrangements and transformative technology and outsourcing projects.
Owen O’Sullivan, managing partner said: “I am delighted to welcome Louise and David to the William Fry partnership. As a Firm, we invest strongly in our people to ensure we deliver the highest levels of service possible to our clients. In spite of ongoing challenges, our Firm continues to grow, particularly across our key practice groups such as Banking & Finance and Technology, in response to the needs of our clients both in Ireland and internationally.”