William Fry today announced 21 new appointments across a number of key areas for the Firm including Corporate, Litigation, Financial Services and Competition as it continues to expand in 2013. The appointments range from Partner through to newly qualified solicitors and reflect the on-going demand experienced by the Firm for specialised legal services. In addition, the Firm has recruited 25 graduates to join its 2013 Trainee Programme.
Senior appointments include IP Litigation Partner Laura Scott who joins from McCann FitzGerald and Competition law expert Sheila Tormey who joins from leading international law firm Fasken Martineau LLP. This is in addition to Pensions Partner Liam Connellan who joined the Firm in late 2012.
Commenting on the announcement, Myra Garrett, Managing Partner, William Fry, said, “These appointments reflect our confidence in the market as we start 2013 and we anticipate additional lateral hires this year. William Fry is focused on providing our clients with a results driven service and these new appointments will further strengthen our offering.”