William Fry is a leading law firm based in Dublin, with offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. As one of Ireland's largest law firms, the firm has over 320 legal and tax professionals and over 450 staff.
William Fry offers unrivalled legal and tax expertise across the full breadth of the business sector. The firm advises leading Irish and international corporations, financial institutions and government organisations, and regularly acts on complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions and commercial disputes.
Year on year, William Fry is ranked by international directories, clients and market commentators alike as being one of Ireland's top commercial law firms and a leader in its main areas of work, including Corporate & M&A, Banking & Finance, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Asset Management & Investment Funds, Real Estate, Insurance, Tax, Projects & Construction, Employment & Benefits and Technology.
Gilbert + Tobin is an independent Australian corporate law firm. We serve corporates and governments throughout Australia and from around the world on a broad range of complex legal issues. We apply our legal expertise and judgment to help our clients deliver outstanding commercial performance and to achieve their most important goals. Founded in 1988, we have built a firm with the breadth and depth to meet this task. Gilbert + Tobin’s lawyers bring a proactive, forward-thinking, commercial approach, and a relentless drive to deliver superior results.
Cormac Little is a Partner and the Money Laundering Reporting Officer in the Irish law firm, William Fry. He is also a Member of the Law Society of Ireland’s FATF and AML Task Force.
As head of the Competition & Regulation Department, Cormac has a broad regulatory focus, but he is a specialist in advising clients on complying with anti-money laundering rules and on 'white-collar' crime issues.
Cormac also advises on the compatibility of business arrangements with EU and Irish competition laws and has represented clients in European and Irish antitrust investigations and in proceedings before the European and Irish courts. In 2016, Cormac was awarded ‘Irish Competition & Antitrust Lawyer of the Year’ by Client Choice Awards.
Peter Reeves is a special counsel in Gilbert + Tobin's Corporate Advisory group. He specialises in Australian financial services laws, funds management and anti-money laundering regulation advising Australian and off-shore corporates, financial institutions, funds, managers and market participants on establishing, structuring and operating financial services and consumer credit businesses in Australia.
Peter provides clients with the full suite of financial services regulatory advice. He is also one of a handful of practitioners who covers the regulatory financial services space in the establishment, product development, offering and M&A contexts. He provides a practical approach when working with clients on corporate transactions that involve complex financial services matters. This is a unique and highly valued service by Peter’s clients.
Peter also leads the FinTech practice at G+T and is a key member of the G+T blockchain/private shared ledger team. Peter recently received a Highly Commended award at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Law Awards for the establishment of an online investment platform, “BrickX” and was a Finalist, Special Counsel of the Year, 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.