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Expertise

Dualta Counihan is a partner in the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group at Matheson. He practises financial services law and advises many of the world's leading financial institutions, investment banks, asset management companies, and service providers carrying on business in Ireland or through Irish vehicles.

Dualta has extensive experience in advising a wide range of domestic and international clients on the structuring, establishment, marketing and sale of investment vehicles and products in Ireland and other jurisdictions. In particular, he advises on the legal and regulatory issues surrounding the establishment of private and public investment funds in Ireland, the listing of investment funds on the Euronext, the structuring, offer and sale of investment instruments and investment products, the provision of investment advice and other financial services.

Accolades

Dualta Counihan is recognised by The Legal 500 as an elite leading lawyer.
European Legal 500 Hall of Fame 2020

Dualta Counihan is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2020

“Dualta Counihan is very knowledgeable and a safe pair of hands, having a wealth of experience in the sector.”
European Legal 500 2020

Dualta Counihan is "technical par excellence".
European Legal 500 2020

Dualta Counihan has a ""deep understanding of complex matters."
Investment Funds: Chambers Global 2020

Dualta Counihan is named ‘Highly Regarded’.
IFLR1000 2020

Dualta Counihan is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2019

Clients highlight Dualta Counihan for his "good depth of knowledge" and appreciate that he "has a relaxed style which is nice if you're in a panic; he is very calming and experienced."
Investment Funds: Chambers Global 2019

"
Technically he [Dualta Counihan] is exceptional."
Chambers Europe 2019

Recognised for Asset Management.
Best Lawyers Ireland 2019 edition

Dualta Counihan is "informed and articulate".
European Legal 500 2018

Clients underline Dualta Counihan’s "responsiveness, pragmatism and willingness to tackle challenging topics in a thoughtful manner."
Chambers Global & Europe 2018

Dualta Counihan is named a Highly Regarded Individual.
IFLR1000 2018

Dualta Counihan is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2017

Lawyer of the year (Ireland) for Asset Management.
Best Lawyers Ireland 2018 edition

Clients admire Dualta Counihan’s "can-do attitude" and describe him as "pragmatic and very experienced".
Chambers Global & Europe 2017

"What I probably like best about Dualta Counihan is his ability to solve complex problems with just a couple of sentences."
Chambers Global 2017

Dualta Counihan is named a Leading Lawyer.
IFLR1000 2017

Dualta is recognised as a leading lawyer by international legal directory European Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.

 

Education

University College Dublin (BCL, LLM in Commercial Law)