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Deirdre McIlvenna

Maples and Calder Dublin
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Deirdre is a partner in the Investment Management group in Maples' Dublin office.  She has extensive experience advising clients on the establishment and on-going operation of Irish regulated investment funds and advising on the legal and regulatory developments impacting such investment funds.

She has strong expertise in UCITS regulation, in particular UCITS alternative investments funds and ETFs.  In addition, she has significant experience in alternative investment funds authorised under the Irish AIFMD regime. 

Professional Background

Deirdre joined Maples and Calder in 2011 and was elected as a partner in 2017.  She previously worked for a large Irish corporate law firm. 


Dublin Institute of Technology, PgDip, Law (Hons), 2003
Dublin Institute of Technology, BSc, Management and Finance (Hons) , 2002

Bar Admissions

2011 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

Areas of Expertise

Investment Funds
Hedge Funds

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