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William Fry

Practice Area: William Fry Tax Group [Taxation]

Profile: Our tax Group brings together tax lawyers, accountants and consultants in one highly innovative team. We work with domestic and international corporations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts and high net worth individuals.

We work with colleagues in other practice areas and industry sectors, forming multi-disciplinary teams to design and implement creative tax solutions, with particular experience in financial services, retail, technology, communications, construction, leisure & entertainment, personal and trust services.

William Fry is, exclusively, Taxand Ireland. With more than 400 tax partners and over 2000 advisors in over 40 countries, Taxand is the world's largest organisation of tax advisors to multinational businesses.
  • We provide the following tax services:
  • Using Ireland as part of a group business strategy
  • Tax due diligence reports
  • Mergers and acquisitions - tax structuring and negotiation
  • Corporate reorganisations
  • Revenue Audit health checks and advice on audits and settlements
  • Transfer pricing reviews and mutual assistance procedures
  • Structured finance including securitisations & financial engineering
  • Indirect Taxation planning and compliance
  • Private client including asset protection & personal tax planning
  • Tax litigation including negotiation, arbitration & settlements
  • Employee benefits and remuneration
  • IP structuring
  • Annual Corporate and Personal Tax Compliance
Deals: Our experience includes advising:

- the Minister for Finance on the IPO of 25% of AIB. We also advised the Minister for Finance on its 2015 capital reorganisation.
- Philips 66 on the sale of its interests in the Whitegate Oil Refinery to oil company Irving Oil.
- Debenhams plc on a time critical process involving the appointment of an interim examiner over its Irish stores following the withdrawal of support from the parent company.
- Innocoll on the Recommended Offer by Gurnet Point L.P. for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Innocoll Holdings plc to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement under Ireland's Companies Act 2014.
- Linde AG on its proposed merger with US industrial group Praxair Inc (PX.N) in a deal that will create the world's largest supplier of industrial gas. The proposed merger is the largest M&A deal in Europe in 2017.



Manzor, Sonya

Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Tax
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5212
Personal URL:


McGrath, Ted

Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Tax
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square Dublin, 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5262
Personal URL: