Mr Brian Kelliher > Dillon Eustace > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Dillon Eustace

Work Department

Asset Management and Investment Funds, Financial Services


Brian is a partner in Dillon Eustace where he specialises in Asset Management & Investment Funds, Investment Services and Regulatory & Compliance. In relation to investment funds, Brian advises on product design, authorisation, contract negotiation, marketing, migration and all applicable regulatory and compliance matters relating to all fund product types from traditional UCITS, ETFs, money market funds and alternative UCITS to the full spectrum of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs).


Brian joined Dillon Eustace in 1994 and has been a partner in Dillon Eustace since 2000. Brian is a former chairman and member of the Legal and Regulatory Committee of the Irish Funds Industry Association.


Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland and a member of the Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) UK Distribution Working Group. Brian is also a member of the Company Law Review Group (an Irish statutory body established to advise the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on matters concerning company law).


University College Cork (1985-1988) where Brian obtained a Bachelor of Civil Law Degree. Brian is qualified as a solicitor to practice in Ireland since 1994 and is also qualified as a solicitor to practice in England and Wales.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Brian KelliherDillon Eustace

Dillon Eustace is an asset management and investment funds giant, with this area being core to the firm’s business. Its team is comprised of over ten partners and advises a wide range of Irish-domiciled funds and a major market share of unique asset managers. The Irish firm has an additional presence in Cayman, New York and Tokyo, providing it with additional access to global clients and a greater ability to advise on cross-border engagements. Consultant Andrew Bates is one of the most high-profile names in the market, while head of department Donnacha O’Connor and partners Brian Kelliher, Brian Higgins and Brian Dillon are recognised top practitioners. Shane Coveney is an emerging talent.