Benedicte O'Connor

Partner | Dublin
Asset Management and Investment Funds

Benedicte O'Connor acts for promoters, administrators, custodians and other service providers to investment funds.

Benedicte is an experienced adviser on the structuring, establishment and operation of all types of mutual funds including UCITS and hedge funds.

Her career experience includes working for nine years as Head of the Legal Department of one of Dublin’s leading fund administrators. She is an expert adviser to trustees of investment funds and is a committee member of Irish Funds.

Benedicte’s representative transactions include advising:

  • A broad spectrum of UCITS, including UCITS with complex use of derivatives.
  • A broad range of alternative investment funds using alternative strategies.
  • On the establishment of UCITS management companies and alternative investment fund management companies.
  • Promoters of Irish funds on their ongoing legal, regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • On cross-border mergers under UCITS IV.
  • UCITS Funds on foreign registration requirements.
  • A joint venture qualifying investor hedge and private equity fund of funds
  • Administrators and depositaries of UCITS and AIFs on regulatory compliance and ongoing regulatory requirements.

Related Practice Areas

Asset Management and Investment Funds

Financial Services


University College Dublin

The Law Society of Ireland