William Fry’s Construction & Engineering sector is the leading construction practice in Ireland.
We combine unrivalled legal expertise with extensive commercial experience of the projects and construction sector both in the domestic market and overseas.
Our legal expertise, in-depth industry knowledge and commercial approach gives our clients the confidence that the legal and contractual risks relevant to their project will be identified, evaluated and managed in a timely and cost effective manner.
We have significant experience in advising and working with procuring authorities, sponsors, developers, operators and funders where projects are structured as Public Private Partnerships (PPP).
Our construction expertise and experience covers both construction (non-contentious) and dispute resolution (contentious construction) activities.
Department of Environment, Climate and Communications on the implementation of the National Broadband Plan – the largest & most complex infrastructure project in Ireland (>€3bn);
Diageo on all aspects of the proposed large-scale regeneration of the landmark St James’ Gate Guinness Brewery site to be known as “Guinness Quarter”, a new urban quarter extending to approximately 12.5 acres of redevelopment in central Dublin (>€2bn);
Global giants Hines and King Street Capital on the development of the Cherrywood multi use commercial and residential development project (€1bn);
Hines & Peterson on the landmark redevelopment of the Central Bank portfolio in Dame Street, Central Dublin;
Merck Millipore Limited on all development and construction aspects of its life sciences manufacturing premises, Cork;
Private equity company Kennedy Wilson on various development projects and their financing/refinancing across its portfolio including Clancy Quay (Ireland’s largest private rented sector (PRS) scheme), Coopers Cross, The Grange and Stillorgan Leisureplex;
Developer (NAMA-appointed Receiver) on the development financing and construction of the Bolands Quay office and residential development and its forward sale to and development for Google Ireland Limited;
Edwards Life Sciences on development of its largest European med-tech facility in South West Ireland and other clients on facilities in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sector
Institutional investor Irish Life on its waterfront development 1 Georges Quay including fit-outs for tenants WeWorks and Pepsico; on a new build office development at 70 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 using innovative green technology; and on development of the Irish Life campus;
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on development of Education and Research Centres at various University and hospital campus locations;