Patricia Taylor

Partner

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Patricia is a Partner in William Fry’s Asset Management & Investment Funds Department. Her practice focuses on the establishment of Irish-domiciled investment funds of all kinds including "long only" funds, derivative funds, hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, multi-manager funds and exchange traded funds. She also advises the promoters of, and service providers to, investment funds including asset managers, fund administrators and trustees/custodians.

Patricia is a member of the Irish Funds Industry Association Legal and Regulatory Committee, the Legislative Sub-Committee of the IFSC Funds Group, a group established under the aegis of the Taoiseach's (Irish Prime Minister's) Department and the Company Law Review Group, a statutory advisory expert body charged with advising the Irish Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment on the review and development of company law in Ireland.

As part of her broader funds practice, Patricia Taylor has notable experience in the redrafting of depositary agreements in order to accommodate changes to EU regulations. "She has been in the industry a long time and is well known and knowledgeable," says one source, while another reports: "She always delivers accurate, timely and complete advice."

 
"She has been in the industry a long time and is well known and knowledgeable," says one source, while another reports: "She always delivers accurate, timely and complete advice." Chambers Global 2021

Patricia advises fund managers on compliance with changes to the funds regulatory landscape. Interviewees praise her experience, her hard-working approach and her understanding of the Irish regulator. Chambers Global 2020 

Clients praise her "commercial, measured and practical approach, and her depth of understanding of the regulatory requirements and their application." Chambers Global 2019

Clients describe Patricia as "a trusted legal adviser with a lot of experience."  Chambers Global 2018

Patricia is recognised in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Asset Management. 

In Chambers Global 2017, Patricia  is well regarded for advising custodians and service providers on regulatory matters. She has specialist knowledge of QIFs and changes related to UCITS V.

 

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