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Michael Barr

Dublin, Ireland Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Investment Funds/Financial Services - Ireland

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Michael Barr handles many of the firm's key funds mandates. "He has a deep understanding of the business, which helps us to get things done quickly," says one client. Interviewees praise his knowledge of property funds, one saying: "He understands them from top to bottom and makes sure that we avoid any pitfalls." "He has fantastic industry knowledge and can package it for us in terms of identifying the key aspects and what we need to do," says another client.
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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.

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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.

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