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Murphy, Kevin

Firm: Arthur Cox
Position: Partner, Co-Head of Asset Management and Investment Funds Group
Address: Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2 D02 T380.
Phone: +353 1 920 1177
Fax: +353 1 920 1020
Personal URL:

Special Areas:

Asset Management and Investment Funds


Kevin is co-head of the firm's Asset Management and Investment Funds Group. He has extensive experience in advising on the legal and regulatory issues relating to the establishment of investment funds (including UCITS, QIAIFs, ETFs, money market funds, hedge funds and private equity funds) and advising on the structuring and offering of such funds. He has also spoken at a number of investment fund conferences. He has also contributed outside to industry publications as well as The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.

He is a past Chairman of Irish Funds and he is a member of An Taoiseach's (the Prime Minister's) Funds Group. He chairs the Irish Fund's Money Market Funds Working Group and is a member of Irish Fund's UCITS Steering Committee.

Kevin is listed as "Market Leader" with IFLR, "Leading Individual" with Legal 500 and "Band 1" with Chambers.


LL.M (Commercial Law), 1994, University College, Dublin
JD, 1998, University of Missouri School of Law
LL.B, 1989, University College, Cork
BCL, 1988, University College, Cork

Admitted to the Missouri Bar, 1998
Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (non-practising), 1996
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 1992


Taoiseach's (Prime Minister's) IFSC Funds Group (Legal Sub-Committee).
The American Bar Association
The International Bar Association