Leading corporate law firm, William Fry, has been named Irish Law Firm of the Year 2015 at the Chambers Europe Awards hosted in Hotel Okura in Amsterdam on Friday night.
This significant award, presented to Bryan Bourke, Managing Partner of William Fry, recognises the outstanding work completed by the Firm in the last 12 months in over 18 areas of legal expertise.
The Chambers & Partners Guides have been ranking the world’s best legal firms and lawyers since 1990 and covers 185 jurisdictions globally. The publishing house is widely acknowledged as the number one international directory for ranking leading law firms and individuals globally.
Commenting on the win Bryan Bourke said, “This award recognises William Fry’s position at the very top of the Irish legal services market. I am delighted to accept it on behalf of the Firm and all of our team. It is an exciting time in William Fry – through 2014 we continued to grow with some excellent talent joining us, from graduate through to partner level, and our investment in the very best people is bearing fruit. This award reflects the excellent work the Firm has been doing throughout 2014 and into 2015. The Firm continues to grow from strength to strength.”
After 35 years in Fitzwilton Place, Dublin 2, on April 7 William Fry’s headquarters relocated to state of the art offices located at 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2. Key 2015 mandates for the Firm, which has offices in Dublin, London, New York and Silicon Valley, include advising the Department of Finance on the restructuring of AIB and advising IAG on the proposed acquisition of Aer Lingus.