Ms Fiona Barry > William Fry > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile
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Ms Fiona Barry
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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Laura Scott, who stands out as a ‘real expert in IP matters in the industry‘, leads the life sciences practice at William Fry, which has been highly active in large-scale patent litigation, IP licensing and commercialisation, e-health and medical technology, and corporate transactions involving pharmaceutical companies. The team was strengthened at senior level by the promotions of Charleen O’Keeffe and Colette Brady, who bring additional expertise in IP and regulatory disputes, in September 2020. Fiona Barry and consultant Margaret Muldowney are key contacts in the healthcare practice, which handles high-profile medical negligence and product liability litigation.
William Fry‘s media and entertainment practice specialises in defamation and privacy law. The team acts for newspapers, news websites and other media organisations in defence of defamation claims, where it also works with litigators from the firm’s disputes team. It also advises on novel privacy issues, including the right to erasure introduced in the General Data Protection Regulation. Fiona Barry leads the team and has extensive experience defending prominent clients from defamation charges. Sinéad Keavey is another key contact in the team.
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