John is a partner in the Investment Funds group in Maples and Calder's Dublin office. John has extensive experience in financial services and regulatory law, with a particular focus on the establishment, operation and ongoing maintenance of all types of investment funds, including UCITS funds and AIFMD-compliant funds, across a broad range of strategies (including private equity style closed funds and liquid alternatives). He has worked on large master-feeder and managed account platforms and launched flagship ICAV platforms for large institutional asset managers and investment banks.
He also advises service providers to funds, including AIFMs, fund management companies, investment managers, administrators and custodians on Irish legal, regulatory and compliance matters. John has particular experience in alternative and hedge fund structures authorised in accordance with AIFMD.
John joined Maples and Calder in 2011, having previously worked in the investment funds group of a leading Irish law firm, and trained in a top tier Dublin funds practice.
Trinity College Dublin, LLB Ling. Ger. (Hons)
Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Finance Law
2008 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
2010 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)