Aidan is a Managing Associate in our Private Funds Group. He acts for a broad range of clients including fund managers and investors on fund structuring, establishment, operation and investment across all sectors. Outside of advising more established Fund Managers, Aidan has a particular interest in advising both first time and emerging fund managers. 

  • Par Equity on the launch of two separate commercial forestry investment funds, Par Forestry III LP as well as Par Forestry IV LP - a strategic partnership between Par Equity and Aviva Investors which targeted 1.4 million tonnes of carbon capture through investment in woodland creation and peatland restoration across the UK. 
  • New Forests on the launch of their commercial forestry fund, African Forestry Impact Platform (AFIP), an open ended fund structured in Singapore as a Variable Capital Company (VCC) targeting sustainable forestry investment across sub-Saharan Africa. 
  • YFM Private Equity on the successful closing of YFM Equity Partners Growth Fund III, YFM Equity Partners Buyout Fund II, and YFM Equity Partners Buyout Fund III. 
  • Northtree Investment Management a first time manager, on its first UK focussed commercial real estate fund – Northtree Real Estate Partners Limited Partnership
  • Hakluyt Capital on the launch of their first private equity fund, Hakluyt Capital I LP. 
  • HSBC Asset Management on fund set up and multiple fund investments across various assets classes and structures including primary, secondary, co-investment and continuation funds in some of the largest PE funds in the market.
Professional Memberships
  • European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate (INREV)
  • British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) 
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Law Society of Northern Ireland (non-practicing) 
  • “Associate to Watch” in Chambers UK 2024 for Investment Funds: Private Equity, where sources had described him as "… calm under pressure and knowledgeable".