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William Fry scoops award for advice on $90bn Linde-Praxair merger

20 May 2019 / corporate law Print

William Fry scoops award for advice on $90bn merger

William Fry has been awarded Ireland Tax Firm of the Year and Impact Deal of the Year at the International Tax Review European Awards 2019 in London.

The awards, which are in their 15th year, celebrate the best tax and transfer pricing work in legal and accountancy firms across the EMEA region in the last 12 months with participants from 26 countries.

ITR judges the award submissions based on the scale, complexity, and innovation of client work completed in 2018.

Market position

The Ireland Tax Firm of the Year recognises William Fry's market leading position in tax in Ireland. It was also awarded Impact Deal of the Year for its advice on the Linde-Praxair $90bn merger which created the single largest player in the global industrial gases business.

Its tax unit brings together tax lawyers, accountants and consultants which works with domestic and international corporations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts and high net worth individuals. 

Expertise

Bryan Bourke (picture) William Fry's managing partner said “our tax practice prides itself on its expertise and experience. 

"2018 was another strong year for the team with a significant number of standout transactions and cases and we are delighted that it has been recognised in these awards."

William Fry has over 320 legal and tax professionals and over 460 staff.

ITR judges the award submissions based on the scale, complexity, and innovation of client work completed in 2018.

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