William Fry Cork

In mid-2019, William Fry opened an office in Cork expanding the number of offices globally to six. This was to better service the increased demand for legal services from existing Cork and Munster clients but also to enable the Firm to work with potential inward investment companies across the full spectrum of legal requirements. In Munster, William Fry currently works with clients in a wide variety of sectors including Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Technology, Food, Beverages & Agribusiness, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Retail & Leisure, Construction, Energy and Telecoms & Media.

Cork is set to become the fastest growing city in Ireland over the next 20 years and Cork is now the second largest English speaking city in the EU. Cork’s success and opportunity lies in a wide range of key sectors including software, life sciences, financial and business services, cybersecurity, engineering, agri-food and maritime. There are over 170 international companies located in Cork, employing over 40,000 people in the region. 

The William Fry office in Cork is led by Brian O'Callaghan, a Partner within the Firm's Real Estate Department, Laura Houlihan, a Senior Associate in the Banking & Finance Department and Grainne Varian, a Senior Associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department.   

William Fry provides you with a “one stop shop” for all your legal and tax requirements. Our internationally recognised team of lawyers and tax advisors will provide you with practical and commercially driven advice which will enable you to focus on achieving business success. In Cork, clients have access to the Firm's Cork based team in addition to team members in William Fry's Dublin, London, New York, San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. 

The Irish Examiner produced an American Chamber supplement in February 2019 on US Business in Ireland 2020 where Brian O’Callaghan reported on good signs for business in Ireland in Friday’s, read the full piece here.

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