Lindsay Trapp


Lindsay Trapp


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3810 | +1 212 698 3599

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Lindsay Trapp is a dual American and Irish qualified lawyer who joined Dechert in 2011 after four years with Irish Funds as Executive Officer of Legal and Technical.

Ms. Trapp’s practice focuses on assisting U.S. and European clients in the structuring and establishment of private funds and SPVs including a focus on the structuring and formation of cross-border Irish and US structures as well as assisting with post-establishment compliance and distribution. Ms. Trapp specialises in structuring, setup and compliance of regulated and unregulated private funds, particularly direct lending, private equity, multi-credit and property funds. Ms. Trapp also works closely with Dechert’s Finance and Real Estate Group in the formation of Irish domiciled securitisation vehicles on standalone basis and as part of fund structures.

Ms. Trapp is a Dechert internal expert in relation to Irish partnership structures. 

Prior to moving to Ireland, Ms. Trapp served as Senior Law Clerk in Colorado’s Fourth Judicial District Court.

Ms. Trapp is currently a member of the Irish Funds AIF Product and Innovation Working Group, the Investment Limited Partnership Legislative Working Group and is co-chair of that working group's Limited Partnerships Act 1907 sub-group.

  • University of Denver, B.S., Business Administration, 2004, magna cum laude with University Honours
  • University College Cork, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2006
  • Saint Louis University, J.D., International Law, 2007
  • Ireland
  • New York
Speaking Engagements
  • Navigating Global Regulatory Change in the Investment Funds Industry – Opportunities for Ireland - Dublin (June 8, 2017)