Mr Ted McGrath > William Fry > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

William Fry
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Ted is a partner with William Fry Tax Advisors and head of the Financial Services Tax team. He has over 18 years experience providing tax advice to businesses operating in the financial services industry, with a particular focus on those in the investment management sector.


He spent several years working in the UK and has extensive knowledge of the international financial services industry. In addition to the investment management sector, he advises clients on a wide range of financial services transactions across all financial services sectors including banking, leasing, group treasury, securitisation, insurance/reinsurance etc. He helps clients understand the international tax consequences of transactions and how they impact on their business (and in many cases the impact on investors also).


Ted is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He is a regular speaker on financial services tax related matters and has written extensively in industry journals and tax publications.

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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.