Aongus McCarthy leads our Irish investment funds practice, advising primarily in the area of investment funds and asset management. Aongus has advised on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters and has significant experience in the structuring, establishment and operation of Irish funds, including funds regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland as UCITS and qualifying investor alternative investment funds (QIAlFs) covering all types of strategies and asset classes. He also advices on the establishment and operation of UCITS management companies and alternative investment fund managers and investment firms.

Aongus also has experience in various aspects of corporate governance, distribution and regulatory compliance matters. Aongus has experience in advising clients on high level and strategic matters, including important Brexit related matters.

Aongus is a member of the Irish Funds Legal and Regulatory working group, as well as its Investment Limited Partnership and 1907 Limited Partnership Working Group. Aongus is ranked as a "rising star" for investment funds by IFLR 1000 (2020) and Legal 500 (2021).