Aisling O'Malley

Partner | Dublin
Asset Management and Investment Funds

Aisling is a specialist investment funds adviser. Her extensive experience covers a wide range of legal and regulatory matters covering the structuring, establishment and regulation of all types of mutual funds, UCITS and AIFs, as well as advising on establishing and operating UCITS management companies and AIFMs.

Aisling’s representative transactions include advising:

  • UK, US, and Australian asset managers on the establishment and authorisation of UCITS and AIFs (investment companies, unit trusts, ICAVs).
  • On the establishment and operation of UCITS and AIFM management companies.
  • A broad spectrum of UCITS – long-only funds, long/short funds, multi-asset funds, multi-manager funds, funds of accounts and UCITS which are sophisticated users of derivatives.
  • European and non-European asset managers seeking Central Bank of Ireland approval to act as discretionary investment manager to Irish authorised funds.
  • On the cross-border aspects of UCITS funds marketing and entering both European and non-European markets.
  • Mergers of UCITS (both domestic and cross-border)

      Related Practice Areas

      Asset Management and Investment Funds

      Financial Services


      University College Cork

      Dublin Institute of Technology

      Law Society of Ireland

      Also admitted in: England and Wales