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Barry McGrath

Maples and Calder Dublin
work 75 St. Stephen's Green Dublin 2 Ireland
work, pref+353 1 619 2029
cell+353 86 859 1555


Barry specialises in financial services law.  He advises on the promotion and operation of all types of mutual funds.  He also advises many of the leading service providers to such funds including global fund administrators, custodians and investment managers.  Barry is head of the Dublin investment funds team and is a member of the Dublin office Management Committee.  He also serves as a Director of MaplesFS and is a member of the Prime Minister's IFSC Funds Group Committee.

Professional Background

Barry joined Maples and Calder in 2008.  He was previously a senior partner with a large Irish law firm.  He has been recommended by a number of directories including IFLR1000, Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, and Who's Who Legal.  Clients say he is "our go-to guy", adding: "We have tremendous faith in him. Even when he is on vacation, we get around-the-clock support and advice".


Barry is a graduate of University College Dublin.

Bar Admissions

1998 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

Areas of Expertise

Investment Funds
Hedge Funds

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