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Brian Higgins

Partner | Dublin
Asset Management and Investment Funds


Brian advises asset managers and fund service providers including administrators and depositaries on carrying on business in Ireland. He is a specialist in the structuring, establishment and operation of all types of investment funds, including UCITS and alternative investment funds, and on the establishment and operation of UCITS management companies and AIFMs.

Brian is a member of the Council of Irish Funds and is a former Chair of Irish Fund’s Legal and Regulatory Working Group. He is a regular contributor to industry journals and has spoken at many international fund events.

Brian’s representative transactions include advising:

  • On the establishment and operation of UCITS umbrella structures – including ETFs, fund of funds, credit funds, long/short funds and other funds which are complex users of derivatives.
  • On the establishment and operation of Alternative Investment Funds – including property and fund of funds.
  • On the establishment and operation of AIFMs and UCITS management companies.

Related Practice Areas

Asset Management and Investment Funds

Financial Services

Education

University College Dublin

The Law Society of Ireland