Eamon is an investment funds lawyer, with experience in LP representation, co-investments, spin-outs, and private fund formation. He represents a number of governments, SWFs and other high-profile investors and is a frequent commentator on industry issues.
Clients include Aberdeen Standard Investments, Access Capital Partners, Adams Street Capital, Allianz, BACKED VC, Calibrium AG, DN Capital, The Family, HM UK Government, LGT Capital Partners, Lonsdale, Maven, MIT, Newbury, Schroder ADVEQ, StepStone, Stonehage Fleming, and Unigestion.
He leads the Firm’s efforts on ESG (Environmental Social and Governance) implementation and raising industry awareness.
Eamon is the Managing Partner MJ Hudson | Law.
Prior to help founding MJ Hudson (including re-mortgaging his house in the process…), Eamon was at King & Wood Mallesons (formally SJ Berwin) and Proskauer Rose (Boston and London).
Legal 500 (2018): Eamon Devlin ‘combines top-class legal skills with exceptional commercial understanding – he is someone who gets things done, and leverages his broad network for the benefit of his clients’.
Chambers & Partners (2015) recommended him as ‘Up and Coming’ for Private Equity / Buyouts: ‘highly responsive, and provides legal advice in a balanced manner which takes practical commercial realities into consideration’.
Eamon is a regular commentator and speaker on private equity industry-related issues and is on the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) committee created in 2017 to simplify the LPA.
Eamon was listed in the Financial News 2014 “40 under 40” rising stars of the European legal profession.
He was listed in PFM’s 30 Under 40 for 2017 (he only just got in…).
Eamon is the oldest member of the Éire Óg Oxford Gaelic Football team and is also manager of the team for the 2018 season (but still can’t get a starting place in the first 15). He recently retired from White Collar Boxing… At the weekend, he enjoys mucking out the chicken coop with his two daughters.
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