Dan Morrissey


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Dan is Head of William Fry’s Asset Management & Investment Funds Practice.  He has been a Partner at William Fry since 1981, initially specialising in international mergers and acquisitions.  Since establishing William Fry’s funds business in 1991, he has represented the full range of financial services organisations including asset management firms, custodians, administration firms, fund management companies and investment funds.  Dan frequently advises on governance and regulatory issues and product development.

Dan is a former Chairman of Irish Funds (2004/05) and was a member of its Council from 2000 to 2006.  He is a former member of the Advisory Council of the Institutional Money Market Fund Association.  Dan has served as a non-executive director of a number of leading fund management platforms in Ireland and is a frequent presenter at international conferences.

According to Chambers Global 2017,  interviewees "have a high regard" for Dan Morrissey. 

Dan is listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Mutual Funds and Private Funds.

In Chambers Global 2016, Dan is described as an extremely experienced senior partner who has served as a non-executive director for a number of leading fund management platforms. Sources describe him as "a very learned all-rounder in the funds industry, and a leading light with extremely useful knowledge."

According to Legal 500 EMEA, 2015 practice head Dan Morrissey has "great knowledge".


Dan Morrissey - Chambers Global 19Legal 500 Leading Individual 2019IFLR Leading Lawyer - Highly Regarded 2019





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