Adrian is Head of the Financial Services Department at LK Shields.

Adrian has an extensive understanding of cross-border issues related to the structuring, marketing and distribution of investment products in Europe.  His notable achievements include the delivery of the first active ETFs in Europe; the first China RQFII ETF in Europe; the first UCITS ETFs listed on SIX and the first Irish exchange-traded precious metal products.

Adrian began his career with LK Shields and since that time he has held senior roles in private practice at both Allen & Overy and Arthur Cox in London and Dublin.

Adrian also has extensive experience in-house having worked as Head of Retail Issuance (Legal) for ABN AMRO / RBS.  In addition, he was a founding employee and General Counsel for Source ETF where he was responsible for all legal work related to product launches, European distribution, product maintenance and general compliance matters.

Experience

  • Involved in the delivery of the first active ETFs in Europe, the first China RQFII ETF in Europe, the first UCITS ETFs listed on SIX and the first exchange-traded precious metal products. 

Contact Adrian

+353 1 6385862
amulryan@lkshields.ie

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Awards &
Recommendations

"Adrian Mulryan stands out for me because he is approachable, knowledgeable and can be relied upon to listen actively and find a creative solution to a legal issue." Recommended for Investment Funds, Capital Markets and Insurance.

Legal 500 2021
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Investment Funds.

Chambers Europe 2021
Awards &
Recommendations

"Very experienced, commercial and pragmatic lawyer." Recommended for Investment Funds.

Chambers Global 2021
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Capital Markets.

Legal 500 2020
Awards &
Recommendations

'Adrian Mulryan’s understanding of the business is exceptional.' Recommended for Investment Funds.

Legal 500 2020
Awards &
Recommendations

Sources describe him as "very pragmatic" and confirm that "he has a very strong ETF knowledge and background"

Chambers Global 2017
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