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Aaron Mulcahy

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Aaron is a partner of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team in the Maples Group's Dublin office.  He advises on a wide variety of legal and regulatory issues facing Irish domiciled collective investment schemes (CIS) and has particular expertise in the establishment, operation and regulation of all types of Irish CIS, including UCITS and AIFs.  


Aaron's expertise also extends to the establishment and operation of Irish regulated AIFMs, UCITS management companies, "mega-ManCos", MiFID investment firms and unregulated 1907 Act limited partnership and SPV structures. His practice also covers the governance, cross-border distribution and management of such entities into and out of Ireland, as well as the impact of wider regulatory initiatives such as compliance with the SFDR and the Taxonomy Regulation.



Aaron joined the Maples Group in 2014, having spent the previous four years working in the Dublin office of an international law firm.  Prior to this, he worked in a leading Irish law firm, where he also trained. 

Aaron is currently ranked by IFLR1000 as a 'Notable Practitioner'.


Aaron is an active industry participant. He currently chairs the Irish Fund's ELTIF Working Group and previously sat on the Irish Funds ILP working group and Money Market Fund (MMF) working group. He is also a member of AIMA's AIFMD 2 working group, with a particular focus on liquidity management and direct lending/ loan origination and EFAMA's working group focused on ELTIFs. 

Aaron is a regular contributor to international fund publications and journals and co-authored the Lexology Getting the Deal Through - Hedge Funds Ireland Guide 2022/2023. He is also a regular speaker at various industry and client conferences and webinars on MMFs, ESG and the ILP structure.


Funds & Investment Management

Investment Limited Partnership


2009 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

2010 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising as an English solicitor)


University College Cork, Ireland, LLM (Hons), Electronic Law and Commercial Law, 2003

University College Cork, Ireland, BCL (Hons), Law, 2002


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