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William Fry
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William Fry Tax Advisors.


Brian Duffy is a Partner with William Fry Tax Advisors. He advises clients on tax structuring, inward investment and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He provides taxation advice to a broad base of clients in various business sectors, including insurance, hotels and tourism, mobile telecommunications, venture capital groups, radio and television and private equity and hedge funds.


Brian is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute and has contributed to many publications.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Tax

In addition to advising on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, William Fry has a particular focus on foreign direct investment, transfer pricing, financial services transactions, mutual agreement procedure, tax depreciation and tax appeal cases. Noted for its ‘excellent range of tax knowledge both locally and internationally‘, the team frequently advises on international tax matters. Practice head Martin Phelan is recommended for his ‘massive knowledge and experience‘. Other key contacts in the team include Sonya Manzor, who has expertise in inward investment, corporate reorganisations and M&A; Ted McGrath, who specialises in advising clients in the financial services sector; the ‘technically strong and practicalShane Wallace; and Brian Duffy, who has particular expertise in tax controversy. The ‘top-drawerDeclan Lavelle and ‘highly responsiveRachel Fox, who has experience in capital markets transactions, were promoted to partner.