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Anthony McWhirter

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Anthony McWhirter

+44 (0)20 7295 3629
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Anthony joined Travers Smith in September, 2016 as a consultant in the Investment Funds Group.

Anthony was a partner at Freshfields for over twenty years, initially in the Tax Department before establishing and developing the firm’s Investment Funds Group.  In 2007, he left Freshfields and became a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton where, in their Investment Management Group, he focussed on private investment funds until he retired in 2015, remaining of counsel and continuing to provide consulting services to Debevoise & Plimpton. 

Anthony has a wealth of experience in the investment fund and investment management sectors including advising on the establishment, marketing and operation of investment funds using many different legal structures and pursuing a variety of investment strategies, including both retail, listed and private funds. He has also advised on the applicable tax and regulatory issues facing investment funds and investment managers, as well as on related matters such as secondaries, fund reviews for investors, fund restructurings, segregated accounts and LLP conversions.