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William Fry
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Work Department

Projects & Construction.


Liam McCabe is Head of William Fry’s Projects & Construction Department and Chairman of the Firm. He specialises in the negotiation of contracts based on Irish and international standard industry forms and on special purpose contracts in construction and engineering. He also advises clients on liability and insurance in the context of construction projects, and on statutory process issues, particularly planning.


Liam is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Liam McCabeWilliam Fry

William Fry advises a range of Irish companies, multinationals, and state bodies on the construction of residential, industrial, retail, and office properties. The team is particularly active in advising on large-scale developments encompassing a number of property types. Practice head Liam McCabe is highly regarded by his clients, who praised him as ‘pragmatic and commercial‘ and ‘very experienced’. Jarleth Heneghan is experienced in both contentious and non-contentious construction matters, and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Builder. Elsewhere, consultant Cassandra Byrne is particularly active in procurement matters as well as construction-related arbitration. Bryanna Ryan is also praised as ‘simply excellent to work with‘.

Ireland > Projects and PPP

The ‘results-focused‘ Liam McCabe leads the versatile team at William Fry, which handles the procurement, financing and development of a wide range of projects. In 2020, the team’s work included matters in the power, telecoms, energy, and real estate sectors. Fergus Devine specialises in the power and energy sectors and construction partner Jarleth Heneghan is also active in this area, particularly on IT and PPP projects. Consultant Cassandra Byrne is another name to note.