Dechert names Carol Widger as new managing partner in Dublin

Carol Widger
Carol Widger

Dechert has announced the appointment of Carol Widger as new managing partner of the global law firm’s Dublin office.

Ms Widger, a senior financial services specialist, brings expertise advising fund promoters, fund managers, AIFMs, and other firms providing services to investment funds.

She has 20 years’ experience advising on the establishment, launch and ongoing management of all types of investment funds, including UCITS and AIF products.

Ms Widger is a former chair of Irish Fund’s legal working group and is the current chair and founding member of the Dublin location for 100 Women in Finance.

Gus Black, global co-chair of Dechert’s financial services group, said the appointment would “add significant further strength to our European funds platform”.

Ms Widger added: “Dechert is committed to growing its capability in Ireland, and I look forward to helping drive further success in Dublin leveraging the firm’s global funds platform.”

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