Deirdre Hennelly has extensive experience advising on the establishment and ongoing management of Irish regulated investment funds, in particular UCITS and alternative investment funds authorized under the AIFMD regime. Ms. Hennelly also regularly advises MiFID firms on authorization requirements and their ongoing obligations. Her experience includes counselling investment funds on their prime broker and trading arrangements, the use of derivatives, stock lending arrangements and associated regulatory requirements (including EMIR and SFTR). 

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms Hennelly trained and served as an asset management and investment funds associate in the Dublin office of another international law firm.