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Manzor, Sonya


Manzor, Sonya

Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Tax
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5212
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Sonya is a Partner in William Fry Tax Advisors, with expertise advising clients on tax structuring including inward investment, corporate reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions. She is a key member of the Firm's Foreign Direct Investment Group.

Her extensive experience includes advising on inward investment, IP and international tax structuring, reorganisations, real estate transactions and mergers and acquisitions.


Recent significant transactions include advising:
Forest Laboratories Inc on its merger with Actavis plc;
King Digital Entertainment on its restructuring to domicile to Ireland and IPO on the New York Stock Exchange;
UPMC in relation to its acquisition and sale of a majority stake in the Beacon Hospital.


Sonya was awarded Lawyer Monthly Women in Law 2014 award in recognition of her work in the tax sector. She is a frequent speaker in tax topics and has written on tax matters for several publications. She is the co-author of the Irish chapter on the European Lawyer Reference publication "Tax Litigation - Jurisdictional Comparisons"


Sonya contributed to "Judge Irish Income Tax", (Butterworth), and regularly lectures on various tax issues.


Sonya is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Irish Tax Institute. She is a member of the Law Society Taxation Committee and is also a director of the Irish branch of the IFA.

Is a member of the following Practice Areas/Groups

William Fry Tax Group