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Kevin is co-head of the firm’s Asset Management and Investment Funds Group. 

He has extensive experience in advising on the legal and regulatory issues relating to the establishment of investment funds in Ireland (including UCITS, QIAIFs, ETFs, money market funds and private equity funds) as well as advising on the establishment of UCITS management companies and AIFMs in Ireland (including those with MiFID top-up approvals). Kevin is a regular speaker at investment fund conferences. He has also contributed to industry publications as well as the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is a past Chairman of Irish Funds and is a member of An Taoiseach’s (the Prime Minister’s) Funds Group.

Contact

+353 1 920 1177
kevin.murphy@arthurcox.com

Ten Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
D02 T380
Ireland

  • BCL, 1988, University College Cork
  • LL B, 1989, University College Cork
  • LL M (Commercial Law), 1994, University College Dublin
  • JD, 1998, University of Missouri School of Law
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 1992
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (non-practising), 1996
  • Admitted to the Missouri Bar, 1998
  • Member of An Taoiseach’s (Prime Minister’s) IFSC Funds Group
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Member of the International Bar Association

“Kevin Murphy is a superb attorney with a keen business sense. He gives the utmost attention to every question or issue that he works on and provides valuable insight regarding how to conduct business in Ireland as a US firm.”

Chambers Europe, 2022

“Kevin’s knowledge of the regulations and the local industry is vast. He always takes commercial considerations into account when giving advice and helps us with custom solutions for our business.  Kevin is extremely helpful in steering us through sensitive issues.”

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2021

Kevin Murphy has “an amazing intellect in relation to Irish funds and is able to provide spot-on practical business advice in a very creative manner.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2020