The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Barr, Michael

Firm: A&L Goodbody LLP
Position: Partner
Address: International Financial Services Centre, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
Phone: +353 1 649 2327
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Michael Barr is a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Asset Management & Investment Funds Group and focuses on various aspects of mutual funds law and regulation and on the establishment, authorisation and listing of funds in Ireland. He is currently involved in advising clients on all aspects of both the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and UCITS V as well as related issues.

Michael advises on the setting-up of various types of UCITS and Irish alternative investment funds. He has also set up various unregulated structures and works with fund service providers in connection with custody, administration, prime brokerage and other service agreements.


Michael has been published on a number of legal topics.


Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
BCL, University College Dublin


Michael was elected to the governing Council of Irish Funds (the industry representative body) in 2019 following a vote of industry participants and he has been published on a number of legal topics.