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William Fry has appointed Clodagh Ruigrok, Elena Canavan-Young, Nessa Joyce, Barbara Galvin, Deirdre O'Donovan, Aisling O'Gorman, Tiernan Diamond, Barry Scannell and Rachel Hayes as partners in a major promotions round. The firm has welcomed the nine new partners across four departments — asse

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William Fry has been named Ireland's trademark disputes firm of the year for a second year running at the annual Managing IP Awards. Florence Meagher, a senior associate with William Fry who specialises in intellectual property law, also won the inaugural Ireland Rising Star of the Year award.

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William Fry lawyers Fergus Doorly, Deirdre O'Donovan and Alexandra Drummy examine a recent High Court case where two men were held personally liable for a limited company's debts. In De Lacy v Hevey [2024] IEHC 80, the High Court found that two men involved with the operation of Arden Forestry Manag

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William Fry has appointed Derina Bannon as a consultant in the firm's asset management and investment funds department. Ms Bannon has extensive experience advising on legal and regulatory obligations across the asset management sector, having worked on various legal, regulatory and advisory projects

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Ireland's M&A market proved to be resilient with a growth in deals volume compared to falls in Europe and the rest of the world, new analysis from William Fry shows. The firm has issued its annual report on Irish M&A activity in 2023, which records a total of 334 qualifying deals, an increas

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William Fry partner David Cullen and associate Roisin Culligan analyse the recent SAG-AFTRA deal for those operating in Ireland, in light of its importance as a location for the entertainment industry. Last year, entertainment industry output was hit by a 118-day strike, until eventually a deal was

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William Fry LLP has appointed solicitor, chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser Colin Bolger as a partner in the firm's tax department. Mr Bolger has extensive experience providing tax advice to private and public sector organisations, international corporations, financial institutions and p

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William Fry partner Paul Convery and senior associates Adele Hall and Joanne Ryan welcome clarity around the Court of Appeal's jurisdiction to grant Norwich Pharmacal orders. We have previously written about the Norwich Pharmacal order (NPO), which compels a party to disclose information to a plaint

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William Fry partner and former managing partner Myra Garrett has been appointed to the board of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) for a five-year term. The NTMA is a State body which operates with a commercial remit to provide asset and liability management services to the government. I

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William Fry partners Paul Convery and Laura Murdock analyse a landmark moment in market abuse enforcement in Ireland. A businessman has been convicted of an insider trading offence by Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. This conviction is the first for insider trading in the history of the State and repr

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Amgen Inc. has completed its $27.5 billion acquisition of Dublin-based global biotechnology company Horizon Therapeutics plc in one of the largest transactions of the year.

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Attorney General Rossa Fanning SC was welcomed to William Fry's offices this week to deliver a keynote address on Ireland's implementation of the EU digital reform package and the government's work to combat hateful content online. Mr Fanning's speech was followed by a fireside chat moderated by Wil

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