Gayle Bowen is an Investment Funds Partner specialising in financial services law. Gayle has extensive experience advising asset managers on licensing options post Brexit, the establishment of Irish regulated UCITS & AIFMD compliant alternative products and in relation to the global distribution and marketing of Irish funds.
Gayle also has particular expertise in relation to cross border mergers. She advised on the first re-domiciliation of a Jersey fund into Ireland and on the cross border merger of two money market fund platforms, which was one of the first mergers effected under the UCITS IV procedures. Gayle also provides AIFMD advice to offshore managers looking to sell into Europe.
Gayle is a member of the Irish Funds Brexit Steering Group and is the outgoing Chair of the Irish Funds Legal & Regulatory Committee, which liaises with the Central Bank, the Irish Government and European bodies to represent the interests of the Irish funds industry.
Gayle is ranked as Highly Regarded by IFLR, described by Chambers as being "technically able and responsive" and by Legal 500 as having a "strong business acumen".