A&L Goodbody appoints Kerill O’Shaughnessy as asset management and investment funds partner

A&L Goodbody appoints Kerill O'Shaughnessy as asset management and investment funds partner

Pictured (l-r): A&L Goodbody managing partner Julian Yarr, partner Kerill O'Shughnessy and head of asset management & investment funds Brian McDermott

A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced the appointment of Kerill O’Shaughnessy as a partner in the firm’s asset management & investment funds team.

Commenting on the appointment, Brian McDermott, head of asset management & investment funds at ALG, said: “I am delighted to welcome Kerill to our team. The Irish funds industry continues to show impressive growth and we fully expect that to continue.

“This growth fuels the demand for the types of specialised and sophisticated legal and advisory services which we provide. Kerill will join our large team of experienced, market leading asset management lawyers, which will be complimented by his deep understanding and knowledge of the funds industry in Ireland and abroad.”

Recent figures from Irish Funds show that Ireland is a key global hub for the investment funds and asset management industry.

Total net assets of Irish domiciled funds exceeded €2.5 trillion at end of January 2019, representing five per cent of global investment fund assets and 30 per cent of EU investment fund assets.

Irish-domiciled funds have grown 30 per cent in the last four years and there are now more than 16,000 funds industry professionals in Ireland.

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