Sonya is a Partner in William Fry Tax Advisors. She advises both domestic and multi-national corporations across a range of sectors on Irish tax matters including corporate tax, VAT and stamp duty. She is a key member of the firm’s FDI group.
Her extensive experience includes advising on inward investment, IP and international tax structuring, reorganisations, real estate transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Sonya is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Irish Tax Institute. She is a member of the Law Society Taxation Committee and is also a director of the Irish branch of the IFA.
Recent significant transactions include advising:
- Forest Laboratories Inc on its merger with Actavis plc;
- King Digital Entertainment on its restructuring to domicile to Ireland and IPO on the New York Stock Exchange;
- UPMC in relation to its acquisition and sale of a majority stake in the Beacon Hospital.
Sonya was awarded Lawyer Monthly Women in Law 2014 award in recognition of her work in the tax sector. She is a frequent speaker in tax topics and has written on tax matters for several publications. She is the co-author of the Irish chapter on the European Lawyer Reference publication “Tax Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons”.