Eimear Keane

Eimear Keane


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Eimear is a Partner in Walkers' Asset Management and Investment Funds group in Ireland.

Eimear is highly experienced in advising a broad spectrum of EU and non-EU managers on establishing and operating management companies (including Supermancos) and self-managed investment funds (including fund of funds, master feeder, private equity and real estate funds) in Ireland, with particular expertise in AIFMD and UCITS regulatory requirements. Eimear has advised in relation to UCITS mergers into and out of Ireland, re-domiciliation into Ireland from the Cayman Islands, UCITS index submissions to the Central Bank as well as advising on a number of recent management company applications under the Central Bank's fund management company guidance (CP86). Eimear is an active participant in the Irish Funds Industry AIFMD Working Group and was a guest speaker at the 4th annual European Law Student's Association Ireland Law School.

Prior to joining Walkers, Eimear trained and qualified as a solicitor in the Asset Management and Investment Funds group of another leading Irish corporate law firm.

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Bachelor of Laws in Law and European Studies (German and Sociology), University of Limerick
Master of International Human Rights Law (LLM), National University of Ireland, Galway
Diploma in Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, Law Society of Ireland

2022 IFLR 1000 (32nd Edition) - "Excellent knowledge communicated in an easily understandable way."

2021 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star Partners

2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Investment Funds) - "Excellent cross-section of professionals. They have combined experience in a number of sectors that they are able to leverage to assist their clients."

Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland

Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association