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Less than a fifth of Irish employers understand their environment, social and governance (ESG) obligations, according to a new survey by William Fry. The firm surveyed over 400 employers and over 1,000 employees in Ireland for its new Employer's Guide to ESG, which was published today.

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William Fry partners Colette Brady and Laura Scott and student intern Anna Lee examine a trade mark dispute in the EU courts involving evidence from the UK post-Brexit. As Christmas swiftly approaches, we send you a subliminal reminder to do that last-minute shopping by sharing an interesting decisi

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Laura Murdock, partner at William Fry, welcomes further clarity in relation to the summary disposal of plenary proceedings. Abbey International Finance Limited v Point Ireland Helicopters Limited [2012] 2 I.R. 694 established that the High Court has an inherent jurisdiction to grant summary judgment

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Horizon Therapeutics plcs, a global biotechnology company headquartered in Dublin, is to be acquired by Amgen Inc. for an enterprise value of $28.3 billion.

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Global law firm DLA Piper has advised global sports, entertainment and betting operator PlayUp on a business combination agreement with IG Acquisition Corp (IGAC), which will result in PlayUp listi

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Irish-listed healthcare group Uniphar Group has acquired the McCauley Pharmacy Group, a leading provider of pharmacy and retail services in Ireland.

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William Fry LLP has congratulated the prize-winners at the Irish Junior Lawn Tennis Championship, which the law firm sponsored for the 13th year in a row. The event, which takes place at the Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin 4 and features Ireland’s most talented young tennis stars, is on

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The Irish M&A market recorded a total of 122 deals worth €6.4 billion in the first half of 2022, according to the mid-year William Fry Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2022, published in association with Mergermarket. In comparison with the first half of 2021, the volume of deals has decre

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William Fry LLP has announced the appointment of Colm Manning as a consultant in the firm's corporate/M&A department. A corporate lawyer with 11 years' experience, Mr Manning rejoins the firm where he trained prior to relocating to Cork and holding roles in O'Flynn Exhams Solicitors, Ronan Daly

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William Fry LLP has announced the appointment of Lyn Brennan as head of the firm's New York office. A banking and finance partner who is relocating to New York from the firm's Dublin office, Ms Brennan has significant experience in advising global financial institutions, private equity firms and cor

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It emerged in March that nearly two-thirds of disabled people employed in the Irish legal sector have not disclosed their disability status at work. Many in the industry believe this concerning statistic emphasises the need for more awareness around the topic. The worrying finding came from a survey

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William Fry LLP has announced the relocation of its London office to accommodate a growing team. The new office, located at 55 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7ES, houses eight full-time staff including four resident partners.

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More than 35 trainees in Dublin-based William Fry LLP and Belfast-based Tughans this month took part in a joint learning programme in Dublin. Hosted at William Fry's offices, the inaugural event saw managing partners Owen O'Sullivan and Patrick Brown – of William Fry and Tughans respectively &

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