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New financial partner at Eversheds Sutherland
(L to R): Piaras Power (partner and Head of Banking & Finance), Pamela O’Neill (partner and Head of Dispute Resolution & Litigation), Trevor Dolan, and Alan Connell Pic: Eversheds Sutherland

22 Mar 2023 / corporate law Print

New financial partner at Eversheds Sutherland

Law firm Eversheds Sutherland has appointed a new partner in its financial-services division in Dublin.

Trevor Dolan is to become a partner and head of asset-management and regulation within the practice group.

Eversheds Sutherland describes Dolan as “a very active, focused, and highly experienced lawyer in investment-fund law, providing Irish financial-services legal advice to Irish and international financial-services providers”.

He has advised fund promoters on structuring, establishing, listing, and maintaining funds in Ireland, with a particular focus on structured UCITS, hedge funds, property, and venture-capital or private-equity funds.

Dolan began his career in the US, where he worked for the local investment banking subsidiaries of ABN AMRO and Société Générale in Chicago.

'Tremendous ​​growth potential'

He later returned to Ireland to help establish Société Générale's fund depository business. Following a period in the Central Bank of Ireland, he joined a top ten Irish law firm. Most recently, he was a partner and head of the financial-services group at LK Shields.

"While the economic environment remains challenging for businesses, financial services is a major area of ​​growth for the national economy and our firm," said Dolan.

Alan Connell (managing partner of Eversheds Sutherland Ireland) said that the financial-services sector offered "tremendous growth potential" for the firm, adding that the sector was experiencing many changes, from digital transformation to the introduction of an individual-accountability regime.

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