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William Fry

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William Fry Tax Advisors.


Martin is a Partner and Head of William Fry Tax Advisors. He has over 20 years’ experience in advising on international tax. He is one of only six Irish tax professionals to be consistently ranked in the world’s top 250 tax professionals. He was listed as a ‘Tax Controversy Leader’ in Ireland by the International Tax Review 2015.


Martin is a former President of the Irish Taxation Institute. He represents the profession on taxation committees with industry, government and Revenue.

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.