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William Fry

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Ireland > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

Alicia ComptonWilliam Fry

William Fry‘s ‘very commercial’ employment team handles both contentious and non-contentious matters, with the majority of its work being stand-alone cases. It also advises on cross-border matters, including acting for the French company Circet on its merger with Irish telecoms provider KN Group. Practice head Catherine O’Flynn is a ‘stand-out employment lawyer’, while Alicia Compton‘s work included a significant case in the Labour Court regarding the Organisation of Working Time Act. The team has significantly expanded in the past year, with Ailbhe Dennehy joining in January 2020 from A&L Goodbody. Louise Harrison and Jeffrey Greene are also names to note.

Ireland > Public sector

William Fry‘s public sector client base includes government departments, state agencies, regulatory bodies, utilities and local government authorities, and it has recently been increasingly active in the university sector. The team has expertise in statutory investigations, regulatory enforcement and significant energy and transport infrastructure projects, including the proposed development of the Celtic Interconnector between France and Ireland. The practice is led by EU and regulatory law specialist Claire Waterson, whose recent work includes a high-profile state aid case. Alicia Compton specialises in public sector employment matters and Garrett Breen has extensive experience in regulatory litigation.