Alexander Amos > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Private Funds


Alex advises a wide range of asset managers and investors on the structuring and establishment of, and investment in, alternative funds. His particular focus is on credit and real estate funds.

Alex’s focus is on the raising of alternative funds, as well as funds-of-one / managed accounts, joint ventures, pledge funds, co-investment vehicles and alternatives to the traditional widely held blind pool fund model. Alex also advises asset managers on team incentive arrangements, conflicts, allocation policies and all the wider elements relating to operating an alternatives business.  He has advised on funds domiciled in Luxembourg, Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, Ireland and the UK.

Alex spent six months on secondment in the legal team at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He regularly speaks at external industry conferences and is a contributor to industry bodies as well as leading asset management publications and texts. Private Funds Management named Alex in its list of the top 30 private funds lawyers under 40, identified by the industry and their peers as the best in their field. Alex is also listed as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal Private Funds 2022.


Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 2006; partner 2012


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