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Richard O'Donoghue

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Richard is an Of Counsel of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team in the Maples Group's Dublin office.  He advises in respect of the establishment, authorisation and on-going operation of Irish regulated investment funds including UCITS, AIFs and other fund products. He also advises fund service providers including management companies, administrators, depositaries and investment managers.

Richard has particular expertise in the area of sustainable finance and advises clients in respect of the implementation and compliance with the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations ("SFDR") and the Taxonomy Regulation. He also frequently advises in respect of structuring alternative strategies within the UCITS and QIAIF framework and a wide variety of fund financing transactions.


Richard joined the Maples Group in 2017. He previously worked in the asset management group of a leading Irish law firm, where he also trained as a solicitor.


Funds & Investment Management

ESG & Sustainable Finance


2014 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland


National University of Ireland, Galway, BA

National University of Ireland, Galway, LLB


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