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William Fry

Work Department

Environment & Planning.


Conor Linehan is Head of William Fry’s Environment & Planning Group. His work includes pollution control licensing, habitats and protected area controls, the legal aspects of waste management, contaminated land issues and planning and land-use controls. He has a particular interest in the legal and policy responses to the climate change problem, including the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.


Qualified as a Solicitor (Rep. of Ireland & England & Wales) and as a Barrister, he also holds an MSc in Environmental Sociology from the University of Kent at Canterbury.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Planning and environment

(Hall of Fame)

Conor LinehanWilliam Fry

William Fry‘s team has ‘a deep understanding of all planning and environmental legal matters’. The team acts for property developers on the planning aspects of large-scale, high-value projects. It also advises on projects in both traditional heavy industries and newer sectors such as wind energy and data centres, handling the planning process as well as environmental regulation. Practice head Conor Linehan is an expert in the space and senior associate Michelle Martin is another key figure.