Mr William Curry > Arthur Cox Belfast > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Arthur Cox Belfast
Northern Ireland

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William is a Partner in the Belfast office, specialising in Corporate Commercial matters including procurement, information technology, company investments, corporate M&A and energy.

William works with a range of public and private sector bodies advising on procurement, corporate and commercial issues. William’s practice includes advising in respect of intellectual property, information technology, licensing as well as giving procurement and commercial advice on a number of major capital investment projects, drafting and negotiation of contracts and advising on dispute resolution and construction issues.


MA (Cantab), Pembroke College, Cambridge University; Certificate of Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), Queen’s University, Belfast. Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 2007.

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Northern Ireland > Projects, energy and natural resources > Project finance and PFI

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William CurryArthur Cox Belfast

Arthur Cox Belfast‘s ‘responsive‘ team provides ‘clear and comprehensive advice‘ on procurement issues to a range of public sector clients, including public bodies and government departments, as well as acting for leading private sector clients. ‘Very approachable‘ practice head William Curry handles both contentious and non-contentious procurement matters, and is particularly active in relation to real estate, social housing and energy work.

Northern Ireland > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

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William CurryArthur Cox Belfast

Arthur Cox Belfast handles the full range of ICT matters, advising public and private sector clients on local and cross-border IT projects. The team is particularly well known for its large client base of government departments, local authorities and other public bodies, thanks in part to its specialism in public procurement. William Curry, who has advised on some of the largest IT projects in the region over the last year, and firm chairman Alan Taylor jointly lead the practice. The highly experienced Paul McBride is also a key contact.

Northern Ireland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and M&A

Arthur Cox Belfast‘s blue-chip client base includes leading companies in the agri-food, retail and technology sectors, as well as private equity funds and venture capital firms. The team advises on high-value Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and international deals. Alan Taylor leads the team, which includes ‘top corporate lawyer‘ Paul McBride; the ‘responsive, capable and incisive‘ Lynsey Mallon, who is noted for her expertise in the aerospace sector; and William Curry, who acts for some of the largest plcs in the region.

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Construction

Arthur Cox Belfast handles contentious and non-contentious construction matters, with expertise in providing cross-border advice. The team acts for employers, contractors and funders, and counts a number of public sector bodies, such as local housing associations and local authorities, among its clients. It has advised on a range of major construction projects in Northern Ireland, including student accommodation and residential developments, as well as significant disputes in the sector. Procurement specialist William Curry leads the team jointly with Dublin-based Niav O’Higgins.