Ms Laura Butler > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
D01 H104

Work Department

Asset Management and Investment Funds


Laura is a Partner in the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group at A&L Goodbody. Her areas of expertise are the formation, authorisation and operation of regulated investment funds.  This includes structuring and regulatory compliance of UCITS and AIFs including ETFs, master feeder structures, fund of funds and limited liquidity funds, with strong expertise in the structuring of real estate and private equity funds. She advises a broad spectrum of clients including asset managers, investment funds, investment fund service providers and investors as wells as lenders in a number of high profile fund financing transactions.  Laura has also advised on the set-up of UCITS management companies and AIFMs. Laura was awarded the Investment Funds Rising Star award (IFLR Rising Stars Awards Europe 2020).


Laura is a member of the Irish investment funds industry body, Irish Funds, working groups. She is a regular speaker at legal conferences on the topic of investment funds and has contributed articles to a number of publications.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Investment funds

(Next Generation Partners)

Laura ButlerA&L Goodbody LLP

A&L Goodbody LLP‘s ‘very responsive and knowledgeable‘ team has wide-ranging expertise in the structuring and establishment of all types of investment funds, as well as in large-scale corporate transactions involving fund structures. The team has further grown its experience in the ETF and money market fund space, and has extended its blue-chip client base to include a number of investors and new fund service providers entering the Irish market. The highly experienced Brian McDermott leads the team, which also includes Michael Barr, Kerill O’Shaughnessy and Laura Butler, who have particular expertise in mutual funds, UCITS funds, and real estate and private equity funds.