Dechert Hires Mark Dillon In Dublin
Dechert LLP announced that Mark Dillon has joined the firm as a financial services national partner in the Dublin office where he will focus on the establishment, authorization and operation of investment funds, including all forms of Irish regulated UCITS, alternative investment funds and private equity funds.
Mr. Dillon has a wealth of experience in the Irish and global markets having spent significant time advising both in the Irish market on regulated products and in Hong Kong on local and Cayman products. He was most recently with Deacons in Hong Kong, and before that, with Dillon Eustace Solicitors.
Gus Black, global co-chair of Dechert's financial services group, said, “We are delighted to welcome Mark, who brings substantial international funds experience to our growing practice in Ireland."
“I am delighted to join such a prominent global firm with an abundance of leading lawyers and an excellent reputation for financial services,” Mr. Dillon said. “I am particularly excited about the opportunity to continue to grow the Dublin office, and look forward to working with such an accomplished team.”
Mr. Dillon graduated from the University College Dublin in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Legal Studies, and received a diploma in finance law from the Law Society of Ireland in 2012. He is admitted as a Solicitor by the Law Society of Ireland, and is also admitted in England and Wales.
With some 200 financial services lawyers throughout the world, Dechert was the first and is the leading law firm with a funds practice in all key European fund domiciles, including the UK, Ireland, Luxembourg, Germany and France, as well as the U.S., the Middle East and Asia. The firm is consistently recognized as a top law firm for investment funds by a number of publications in the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East, including Chambers, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.