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.

Highly ranked in the 'Senior Statespeople' ranking with Chambers Global 2020 and Chambers Europe 2020, Dan is often highlighted by market commentators as a key figure behind the firm's success in attracting funds work.

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

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

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."

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