DEIRDRE FAHY has a broad range of experience and her practice focuses on the establishment, structuring and ongoing operation of private investment funds, with a particular emphasis on advising hedge funds, private equity funds, credit funds and their sponsors in a variety of jurisdictions, both onshore and offshore. In addition, Deirdre’s ongoing work includes advising major institutional investors in connection with their fund investments, co-investments and direct transactions.
Deirdre previously spent three years as an associate in the investment funds group of a major U.S. law firm in London, where she advised a broad range of private equity and hedge fund managers across a range of asset classes and strategies, including distressed debt, credit, macro and long/short equity. Prior to this, Deirdre trained at a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin, during which time she spent six months on secondment at one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers in London and qualified into the investment funds team. Deirdre is admitted to the roll of solicitors in Ireland (non-practicing), England and Wales.