Aongus McCarthy

Aongus McCarthy

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Aongus McCarthy is a partner in Walkers' Asset Management and Investment Funds Practice Group in Ireland. He advises domestic and international asset managers on the structuring, establishment and operation of investment funds under Irish law, across the entire life cycle of the fund. Aongus advices on UCITS, retail investor alternative investment funds (RIAIFs) and qualifying investor alternative investment funds (QIAlFs) covering all types of strategies and asset classes, including debt, credit, real estate and private equity strategies.


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Aongus McCarthy is a Partner in Walkers' Asset Management and Investment Funds Practice Group in Ireland.

He advises domestic and international asset managers on the structuring, establishment and operation of investment funds under Irish law, across the entire life cycle of the fund. Aongus advices on UCITS, retail investor alternative investment funds (RIAIFs) and qualifying investor alternative investment funds (QIAlFs) covering all types of strategies and asset classes, including debt, credit, real estate and private equity strategies.

Aongus also advises on the establishment and operation of management companies and alternative investment fund managers and also has experience in various aspects of corporate governance, distribution and regulatory compliance matters.

Aongus has been in private practice for a decade, most recently having led the Investment Funds team of an international law firm before joining Walkers in 2022.

He has also previously spent time during his career on secondment with a leading US asset manager and credit institution.

Admitted in:

Ireland – 2011


Qualifications:

National University of Ireland, Galway Bachelors of Civil Law (First Class Honours), 2008

University College Dublin, LL.M (Commercial Law), 2009

Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Financial Services, 2013

2022 – IFLR – Rising Star

2021 Legal 500 – Rising Star – "Aongus McCarthy is an outstanding young investment funds lawyer at the top of his game. Responsive and very knowledgeable".

2021 Legal 500 – Rising Star "Aongus McCarthy is knowledgeable and has a fine attention to detail".

2021 IFLR – Rising Star

Active member of the Irish Funds industry body. Aongus is a former member of the Irish Funds Legal and Regulatory working group, as well as its Investment Limited Partnership and 1907 Limited Partnership Working Group.

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