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Fionnuala Oomen

Fionnuala Oomen

Head of Strategy and Delivery, Funds

Head of Strategy and Delivery, Funds
Fionnuala Oomen

Fionnuala Oomen is Head of Strategy and Delivery in the London private funds team and focuses on the way in which the Clifford Chance practice delivers its service to clients, particularly in the areas of innovation and legal technology, to help ensure matters run as efficiently as possible.

Fionnuala previously worked as a senior associate in the team, advising on all matters related to private equity, real estate, infrastructure, debt/credit and emerging market fundraisings. Fionnuala also spent two years as in-house counsel at a real estate fund manager.

  • Infracapital Partners (part of M&G) on the establishment of Infracapital Partners II and related carried interest arrangements
  • 3i on the establishment of 3i Growth Capital Fund (a €1.2billion global growth fund)
  • HSBC on the disposal of its private equity fund management business
  • BNP Paribas (previously Fortis Investment Management) on the establishment of its first Clean Energy Fund
  • a large CIS sovereign wealth fund in relation to its cornerstone investment (alongside EBRD) in a CIS wealth fund
  • the global wealth management division of an international investment bank as an investor in various other private equity and real estate funds, on behalf of its private client feeder funds
  • EQT on the establishment of first Credit Fund

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Career and qualifications

  • The University of York (BA, English Literature/Politics) 2000
  • Trainee Solicitor, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP 2003-2005
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2005
  • Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP 2005-2007
  • Senior Associate, Clifford Chance 2007
  • Legal Counsel, Grosvenor 2012
  • Senior Associate PSL, Clifford Chance 2014