Lorena Dunne


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Lorena is a Partner in William Fry's Asset Management & Investment Funds Department and based in our London office. Lorena has significant experience in advising a range of leading international asset managers on all matters connected with the establishment and ongoing operation of UCITS and alternative investment funds (including real estate funds) in Ireland.  

Notable projects on which Lorena has advised include:

  • the first conversion of a fund (QIAIF) from plc to ICAV status under the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015;
  • conversion of a leading suite of ETFs to a new settlement model enabling cross-border transactions in these funds to take place in a single international securities depositary (ICSD);
  • establishment of a complex emerging markets UCITS umbrella structure for an award-winning London/Singapore based investment platform; and
  • advising a leading UK mutual fund manager in relation to the establishment of a range of infrastructure, emerging market debt and managed volatility funds.

Lorena is a member of the 100 Women in Finance, Dublin steering committee.

Lorena Dunne is well-regarded and  "extremely responsive". Legal 500 EMEA 2018


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