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Friday 13 December 2019

William Fry's Cormac Little named Irish competition lawyer of the year

Mr Little was presented with the award in London.
Mr Little was presented with the award in London.

Michael Cogley

William Fry's head of competition and regulation department, Cormac Little, has won the 'Competition and Antitrust' category for Ireland at the Client Choice Awards in London.

Mr Little won the award after being chosen by Client Choice's team of researchers for adding real value to his clients' businesses.

He was recently involved in advising DCC on the Irish merger control aspects of irs sale of Fannin Compounding to Baxter International.

Speaking about the win managing partner at William Fry, Bryan Bourke, expressed his delight for Mr Little's win.

"He is consistently ranked as a market leader for Competition & Antitrust and the fact that this award is solely based on client nominations makes the success all the more meaningful.

Our Competition and Regulation department is regarded as the pre-eminent provider of expert competition and regulatory advice in the Irish market and this award is further testament to the breadth and depth of expertise we have within William Fry," he said.

Client Choice was set up in 2005 in order to recognise law firms and partners around the world for excellence in their field.

This year over 2,000 nominations were received by Client Choice. The award criteria focus on a nominee’s ability to give excellent advice beyond the other players in the market.

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