Tara Doyle



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Tara Doyle is "very commercial and impressive, and really knows her stuff".

Chambers Europe


Tara Doyle is a partner and head of the Asset Management and Investment Funds Department at Matheson. She practises Irish financial services law and advises many of the world's leading financial institutions, investment banks, asset management companies, broker-dealers and corporations carrying on business in Ireland or through Irish vehicles. Tara has extensive experience in advising a wide range of domestic and international clients on the structuring, establishment, marketing and sale of financing and investment vehicles and products in Ireland and other jurisdictions. In particular she specialises in advising on the legal and regulatory issues surrounding the establishment of private and public investment funds, the structuring, offer and sale of investment instruments and investment products, the provision of investment advice and other financial services and the public issuance of equity and debt securities.

Tara has spoken at a number of international financial services conferences, including the IFIA seminars in Milan, Frankfurt, New York, Boston, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore and has contributed articles to financial services and investment industry journals.

Tara is a member of the Council of Irish Funds, the representative body for the Irish funds industry.

Experience Highlights

Tara has advised:

  • the first AIFM to be authorised in Europe
  • in relation to the establishment of the first Irish fund to invest directly in the China 'A' Shares market
  • in relation to the establishment of a bank loan fund for a leading US investment bank, using a section 110 subsidiary structure
  • in relation to the re-domicile of a Cayman prime-broker fund to Dublin
  • a leading US investment manager in relation to the establishment of two currency trading funds
  • a prominent European investment advisor in relation to the merger of its Irish and Luxembourg UCITS

Tara Doyle is named ‘Highly Regarded’
IFLR1000 2020

Tara Doyle is recommended.
European Legal 500 2019

Recognised in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide 2019

Tara Doyle is a formidable presence in the market with significant expertise acting on AIFs, including advising fund managers on regulatory issues. One source highlights her "great reputation and understanding of the process in Ireland".
Investment Funds: Chambers Global 2019

Tara Doyle is a "great representative, not just of the firm but for funds in Ireland."
Chambers Europe 2019

Tara Doyle is, in my opinion, the best funds lawyer in Dublin.”
Chambers Europe 2018

"Tara Doyle is always impressive. She has excellent knowledge of asset management law, and delivers her advice in a concise manner, with an appropriate level of commercialism."
Chambers Europe 2018

Tara Doyle has been recognised in IFLR1000's Women Leaders Guide 2018

Tara Doyle "delivers her advice in a concise manner with the appropriate level of commercialism". Clients report: “We go to her for thorny issues that we need to get to the bottom of quickly and cogently." 
Chambers Global & Europe 2018

Tara Doyle is named a Highly Regarded Individual
IFLR1000 2018

Tara Doyle is recommended.
European Legal 500 2017

Department head Tara Doyle is considered by interviewees as "very good technically"
Chambers Global & Europe 2017

Tara Doyle is named a leading lawyer.
IFLR1000 2017

Tara Doyle is "absolutely top notch".
Chambers Europe 2016

Tara Doyle is heralded by clients as "really excellent - a phenomenal lawyer".
Chambers Global 2016

Tara Doyle is named a Leading Lawyer
IFLR1000 2016

Private Funds expert
Who’s Who Legal 2016

Investment Funds expert
2015 Women in Business Law

Tara Doyle is recommended.
European Legal 500 2015

Private Funds expert
Who's Who Legal 100 2014

Investment Funds expert
2014 Women in Business Law

Tara Doyle is "very knowledgeable and creative in terms of how she can arrive at a solution to any problem".
European Legal 500 2014

Recommended by Legal 500 United Kingdom 2014

Tara Doyle "is very commercial and impressive, and really knows her stuff".
Chambers Global & Europe 2014

Tara Doyle "is responsive and knowledgeable about the area, and has great experience of the funds industry".
Chambers Europe 2013

Tara is also recognised as a leading lawyer by a number of international legal directories including European Legal 500.


London School of Economics (LLM)
Trinity College Dublin (LLB)

Related Practice Areas
Matheson Asset Management and Investment Funds Group

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