Steve Godson

Steve is a senior sub-editor on The Lawyer.

William Fry Supports Incognito 2018

We are delighted to support Incognito: A Public Arts Initiative as part of our ‘Making a Difference in the Community’ activities. The event, which will take place from 4-8 April at The Solomon Gallery, is Ireland’s largest single-gallery art exhibition with more than 1,500 postcard-size artworks available.

VdA in data protection who’s who

In the first edition of “Who’s Who Legal: Data”, VdA is the firm with the highest number of appointed lawyers, with 5 nominations. Fernando Resina da Silva (partner), Magda Cocco (partner), Margarida Couto (partner), Inês Antas de Barros (managing associate) and Helena Correia Mendonça (principal consultant) are the appointed Lawyers for this international ranking.

William Fry advises Irish Life on Danske Bank pension deal

William Fry has advised Irish Life in relation to Danske Bank’s transfer of €335m of its Irish defined benefit pension liabilities to Irish Life.  It is understood to be the largest deal of its kind in the local market. The deal is part of trend towards use of insurance techniques, such as annuity buy-ins and […]

S Chelvan trains Dublin authorities on his DSSH model

S Chelvan, an internationally recognised expert in protection claims based on sexual or gender identity in Europe and beyond, has returned from Dublin having provided two days of intensive training on his DSSH model to the Irish authorities. David Castello, Chief International Protection Officer and Head of the International Protection Office (IPO) said of the […]

Integration between cloud platform and case management system

Tikit, provider of technology solutions for law and professional services firms, recently announced the integration of NetDocuments cloud platform into Tikit Partner for Windows (P4W), its flagship practice and case management application. The cloud-based platform allows users to work securely anytime, anywhere and on any device.  Its integration with P4W Case Manager means NetDocuments can either be […]

Independent Newspapers’ joint venture with Caltray

We were delighted to act for Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Limited on the establishment of a joint venture, Offscript Studios Limited, with Caltray Limited (a ShinAwil group company). Jennifer McGuire, Partner in our Corporate Department, led the transaction with assistance from James Byrne, Associate and Marco Hickey, Partner on Competition aspects.

Wolf Theiss advises Raiffeisen and Quirin on UBM bond

BM Development AG, a European property development company, has successfully placed a new corporate bond on the capital market. The order book was closed within a few hours on the very first day of the subscription period – despite an additional allocation of €150m – due to the high oversubscription. The new UBM Bond 2017-2022 […]

CryoLife acquires JOTEC

CryoLife, a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JOTEC AG for an upfront payment of $225m.  JOTEC is a developer of endovascular stent grafts, and cardiac and vascular surgical grafts, focused on aortic repair. Walder Wyss AG acted as lead […]

Romania: Schoenherr wins three awards

Schoenherr si Asociatii was honoured by Romanian financial journal Ziarul Financiar with three awards during the eight edition of the Business Lawyers’ Gala in Bucharest. These awards highlight Schoenherr’s transactional record in 2016. The prestigious publication acknowledged Schoenherr’s advisory work in the financial services, medical services, and FMCG sectors. Ziarul Financiar granted ten awards to […]

José Pedro Fazenda Martins guest speaker in Cape Verde

José Pedro Fazenda Martins, Capital Markets practice partner, was guest speaker at a workshop in Cape Verde. The partner developed the subject “Restraints, challenges and opportunities for the Public Debt Secondary Market Development” at this workshop held by the Cape Verdian stock market in partnership with the Cape Verde Bank and the Finance and Planning […]

New Bucharest partner in data protection law team

Wolf Theiss Bucharest has expanded its TMT and Data Protection & Compliance practice by adding new Partner Maria Maxim to its team. Maria will coordinate and strengthen the Wolf Theiss data protection practice, adding valuable expertise to the local team.