Aongus McCarthy Joins Walkers’ Ireland Asset Management and Investment Funds Team as Partner

Aongus McCarthy has joined Walkers as a Partner in the Asset Management and Investment Funds Practice Group in Ireland.

Aongus, who previously led the Investment Funds team of an international law firm, and 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.

His practice focuses 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.

Nicholas Blake-Knox, Partner and Head of Asset Management and Investment Funds at Walkers in Ireland said "We are delighted to welcome Aongus to our Tier 1 rated team here at Walkers – his extensive experience across a wide range of asset management and investment fund matters makes him a perfect fit for our growing team.

"Our Asset Management and Investment Funds Practice Group works closely with our Regulatory, Tax, Corporate, Finance & Capital Markets and Employment practice groups, and Aongus' will add much-needed experience, expertise and bandwidth to our busy teams."

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

With more than 140 staff in Ireland and more than 1,100 colleagues globally, Walkers is the largest offshore law firm with a global offering across all time zones. Across our ten offices, we advise on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. Complementing our legal offering, Walkers Professional Services offers corporate, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and fiduciary services.

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