Ms Fiona Barry > William Fry > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

William Fry

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution.


Fiona is a Partner in William Fry’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department and head of our Clinical Advisory Group and Defamation and Media Group. She has special expertise in the defence of medical negligence actions and the representation of medical practitioners in regulatory matters. Fiona also has vast experience of defamation, privacy, social media, product safety and reputation management. In the area of defamation she has unparalleled experience of both pre and post publication for the print and TV sectors. She also holds a qualification in arbitration and is a CEDR accredited mediator.


Fiona is a member of the IBA, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and the Medico-Legal Society of Ireland.

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Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

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Ireland > Media and entertainment

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William Fry is active in contentious and non-contentious matters in the media sector and provides a range of services to media clients, including advising on M&A transactions, regulatory issues, commercial matters and employment disputes. In addition, the team represents media outlets and plaintiffs in defamation litigation. Fiona Barry leads the practice and is focused on contentious work, while Paul Convery is also active in defamation proceedings.