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William Fry

Work Department

Asset Management & Investment Funds.


Patricia Taylor is a Partner in William Fry’s Asset Management & Investment Funds Department. Her practice focuses on the establishment of Irish-domiciled investment funds of all kinds including “long only” funds, derivative funds, hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, multi-manager funds and exchange traded funds. She also advises the promoters of, and service providers to, investment funds including asset managers, fund administrators and trustees/custodians.


Patricia is a member of the Irish Funds Industry Association Legal and Regulatory Committee, the Legislative Sub-Committee of the IFSC Funds Group, a group established under the aegis of the Taoiseach’s (Irish Prime Minister’s) Department and the Company Law Review Group, a statutory advisory expert body charged with advising the Irish Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment on the review and development of company law in Ireland.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Patricia TaylorWilliam Fry

William Fry is ‘an acknowledged leader in advising ETFs‘, assisting with the establishment of European ETF platforms and handling major acquisitions in that space. The team’s strong client base includes leading global promoters of Irish-domiciled funds and fund service providers. As well as the establishment and regulation of UCITS and alternative funds, the practice has experience advising on the authorisation of UCITS management companies and AIFMs. The highly experienced Dan Morrissey leads the practice, while other key contacts include James Phelan, who is recommended for his ‘exceptional understanding of the regulatory landscape‘ surrounding various types of investment funds; Vincent Coyne, who has particular expertise in alternative funds;  Patricia Taylor and John Aherne, who specialise in regulatory matters; and the ‘knowledgeableSergey Dolomanov, who is noted for his strength in the ETF space.