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Gallagher, John


Gallagher, John

Firm: Maples Group
Position: Partner
Address: 75 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 619 2073
Fax: +353 1 619 2001
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John is a Partner in the Investment Funds practice at Maples and Calder's Dublin office. John has extensive experience in financial services and regulatory law, with a particular focus on the establishment, operation and ongoing maintenance of all types of investment funds, including UCITS funds and AIFMD-compliant funds, across a broad range of strategies (including complex UCITS, private-equity style closed-ended funds and liquid alternatives). He has worked on large master-feeder and managed account platforms, advises on fund structuring solutions, and launched flagship ICAV platforms for large institutional asset managers and investment banks. He also advises service providers to funds, including AIFMs/management companies, investment managers, administrators and custodians on Irish legal, regulatory and compliance matters and is advising a global investment bank on establishing an Irish AIFM and UCITS management company to manage funds on a cross border basis.


John joined Maples and Calder in 2011, having previously worked in the Investment Funds Group of a leading Irish law firm, and trained in a top tier Dublin Funds practice


John is co-author of the chapter "Drivers for the choice of fund domicile: A focus on Ireland" in Global Investment Funds, A Practical Guide to Structuring, Raising and Managing Funds, published by Globe Law and Business in 2016.


Law Society of Ireland - Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 2008
Trinity College Dublin (LLB Ling. Germ.)
Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Finance Law


Law Society of Ireland
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise)
Irish Funds
Hedge Funds Care