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Emily Davy
Head of Legal and Compliance at Prescient Fund Services


Emily Davy joined Prescient Fund Services (Ireland) Limited (PFSI) in August 2018 as Head of Legal and Compliance. In addition to advising PFSI on its business and regulatory requirements, she also provides legal support and advice in relation to all aspects of the Prescient Group’s European fund platforms, as well as in relation to certain of Prescient’s key global initiatives. Emily also serves as PFSI’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer. 

Prior to joining Prescient, Emily practiced financial services law with both international and domestic law firms, with specific focus on asset management and investment funds, advising a wide range of domestic and international clients on all aspects of their business, including their asset management activities and the structuring, establishment, marketing and sale of investment vehicles and products in Ireland and other jurisdictions. 

Emily has worked at Walkers Global, a leading Irish and offshore law firm, where she was an Of Counsel in the Investment Funds Group. She has also spent a number of years in the Investment Funds Department at Matheson, another leading Irish law firm where she trained and qualified. 

Emily holds a Bachelor in Civil Law and French from University College Cork and Université Robert Schumann Strasbourg, as well as a Diploma in Applied Finance Law. A member of the Law Society of Ireland, Emily has also acted as a lecturer on Irish investment funds and regulatory topics for the Irish Tax Institute and has served as a committee member of the Irish Funds Association Legal and Regulatory Groups, contributing to multiple submissions, papers and industry guidelines.

Agenda Sessions

  • Navigating ongoing practical challenges of CP86