Law firm William Fry has appointed two partners in Banking & Finance and Technology, two departments which have continued to grow through the pandemic.
Louise McNabola has been made a partner in Banking & Finance, with David Kirton promoted to partner in Technology. The firm made 10 partner appointments last September and five lateral partner hires in 2020. It now employs over 480 legal and tax professionals at offices in Dublin, Cork, London, New York, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
Owen O’Sullivan, managing partner of William Fry, said: “I am delighted to welcome Louise and David to the William Fry partnership. As a firm, we invest strongly in our people to ensure we deliver the highest levels of service possible to our clients.
“In spite of ongoing challenges, our firm continues to grow, particularly across our key practice groups such as Banking & Finance and Technology, in response to the needs of our clients both in Ireland and internationally.”
Louise McNabola has extensive knowledge and experience in debt finance and financial regulation. She advises Irish and international clients in relation to all aspects of financial regulation.
David Kirton specialises in technology, intellectual property and commercial law, with a focus on the life sciences and online platforms sectors. He also provides strategic advice on the structuring and negotiation of contracts for a wide range of commercial arrangements and transformative technology and outsourcing projects.

  • PHOTO: David Kirton and Louise McNabola, partners, William Fry.