Corporate & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Regularly engaged on high-value M&A and real estate finance matters, as well as capital markets work. Other areas of expertise include contentious and non-contentious corporate restructuring and insolvency work. Continues to handle a series of prominent private equity-backed M&A transactions. Experienced in handling bond and stock offerings including IPOs.

Strengths One client says that "the Ogier team stand head and shoulders above the competition," adding: "The team at Ogier get the big picture and are able to sensibly discuss issues with other external advisers and investors while keeping the company's interests at heart."

An interviewee says that "they know the Jersey market inside out," adding that the team is "responsive" and "client-driven."

A source says: "I think they provide a great level of service," thanks to the lawyers being "sophisticated and commercial in their approach."

Work highlights Advised Takeda Pharmaceutical on its GBP46 billion acquisition of Shire.

Notable practitioners

Katrina Edge
is sought after for expertise in cross-border banking and finance matters, with experience in restructuring and acquisition finance. One source comments: "I think she's excellent – extremely user-friendly and very responsive. She's got a brilliant mind."

Matthew Shaxson
is experienced across a range of corporate matters and has recently been involved in cross-border M&A transactions. He regularly acts for financial institutions and investment managers.

Raulin Amy
enjoys a strong reputation for his corporate practice and has recently been involved in significant M&A and commercial property transactions. According to market sources, "Raulin is superb: very strong technically, commercial, practical and client-friendly."

Richard Daggett
is noted for his work on acquisitions, with particular experience in the real estate space. According to one client, "Richard has an outstanding knowledge of all things Jersey. He responsiveness is phenomenal and his advice is logical and commercial."

Simon Dinning
provides expertise in cross-border M&A transactions as well as equity capital markets. He is described by one client as a "technically excellent, unbelievably client-focused and responsive" lawyer who "has the virtue of being proactive, which is invaluable."