Mr Fergus Doorly > William Fry > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

William Fry

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Insolvency & Corporate Recovery.


Fergus Doorly is a Partner in William Fry’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, specialising in commercial litigation and insolvency. He has experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on shareholder disputes, contractual disputes and financial services disputes. His insolvency expertise is advising liquidators, receivers, and examiners of companies, as well as creditors, directors and shareholders of insolvent companies.


Fergus lectures on the Law Society of Ireland’s professional training courses. He is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners and an overseas member of the UK Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Insolvency and corporate restructuring

(Leading individuals)

Fergus DoorlyWilliam Fry

William Fry is active in insolvency and restructuring matters in sectors including aviation, manufacturing, financial services, and retail. The team’s clients include international and Irish companies, insolvency practitioners, and creditors. Practice head Fergus Doorly is particularly active in cross-border restructurings and is ‘approachable, practical and commercial’, while Ruairi Rynn is also ‘excellent technically with sound commercial judgement’. Craig Sowman is another key partner in the team who frequently acts for some of the most prominent insolvency practitioners in Ireland. At associate level, Niamh Cacciato, Alice O’Connor, and Rebecca Martyn are the key names.