Lindsay Trapp


Lindsay Trapp


Dublin | 3 George's Dock, IFSC, Dublin D01 X5X0
+353 1 436 8523 | +353 1 633 5845

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Lindsay Trapp is an American qualified lawyer who joined Dechert’s Dublin office 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 Irish Alternative Investment Funds and UCITS as well as assisting with post-establishment compliance and distribution. Ms. Trapp specialises in structuring, setup and compliance of regulated and unregulated Alternative Investment Funds, particularly direct lending, private equity, multi-credit, property and life settlement funds. As part of Dechert’s global team, Ms. Trapp provides Irish advice as part of various cross-border teams for structures involving Irish managers, funds and SPVs. 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 Real Economy Investing Working Group and the Investment Limited Partnership Legislative Working 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
  • *Admitted in New York only