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Ogier

Corporate & Finance

7 ranked lawyersBand 1JerseyGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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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 issues. Continues to handle a series of prominent private equity-backed M&A transactions. Experienced in handling bond and stock offerings including IPOs.

Strengths

A client comments: "The work they produce ends up saving more than it costs due to the high quality and deep understanding of the task at hand."

Another adds: "It is a first-class firm. They are responsive, personable and most importantly very accessible. They also operate with a great deal of integrity."

An interviewee notes: "The team is fluent in the commercial reality of serving clients, meaning they are very good at alerting us to new issues that come up and good at giving client-ready advice."

Work highlights

Advised HSBC and a syndicate of banks on a GBP500 million revolving credit facility to the States of Jersey, used to financially assist the residents through COVID-19.

Notable practitioners

Bruce MacNeil is sought out by well-known businesses to assist on matters such as financial restructurings, insolvency and administration. He assists clients with their banking and finance needs, regularly working with both borrowers and lenders.
"He is responsive, commercial and runs a tight ship." "He's very smart, is always in the details and is very hands-on. With him it's all about the client."

Katrina Edge is the global head of Ogier's banking and finance practice. She is particularly well respected for her experience in acquisition financings and restructurings. She frequently acts for both lenders and borrowers.
"She is at the top of her game." "She is excellent and she's always been very helpful and responsive."

Matthew Shaxson advises clients on mergers and acquisitions. His impressive client list includes leading companies and investment managers.

Raulin Amy is well regarded for his corporate practice where he assists a range of clients with M&A activity. He operates across an array of sectors including real estate, financial services and infrastructure.

Richard Daggett is noted for his work on corporate matters and frequently advises across a range of sectors including real estate and financial services.

Simon Dinning is called upon for his expertise in corporate and capital markets transactions. He stands out for his ability to coordinate cross-border deals.
"I would single out Simon Dinning who is excellent: he's a strong technical lawyer who is very commercial and practical." "He understands my business needs and tailors legal solutions accordingly. His knowledge and deal experience is crucial for me."

Simon Felton is the head of Ogier's banking and finance offering in Jersey as well as global head of its capital markets group. He has a comprehensive finance-focused practice and has cultivated a client following that includes household-name banks and corporate borrowers.
"He is an absolute pleasure to work with." "He is very focused, very commercial and good fun to work with."

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Overview

Ogier is one of the few firms in Jersey to have separate dedicated Banking and Finance and Corporate practices.

Ogier's Corporate team advises on a broad range of industry sectors, commercial opportunities and investment-related transactions, and brings that knowledge to bear on each instruction. It has been involved in some of most complex recent deals in Jersey and has extensive experience in advising on the establishment of domestic and cross-border corporate vehicles, trusts and partnerships, UK real estate deals, mergers and acquisitions and more.

Ogier's Banking and Finance team advises all stakeholders across the full financial product lifecycle, with expertise in fund finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, derivatives, structured finance, sustainable finance, TISE listings and more.

From debt and other security instrument listings to private equity transactions and restructuring and corporate recovery, Ogier's multi-disciplinary approach draws on the complementary disciplines of its banking, structured finance, investment funds, corporate and commercial and dispute resolution teams to provide a fast and efficient service.

From local matters to cross-border deals, Ogier's partners and lawyers bring years of deal experience to corporate advice and transactional work. They are at the forefront of developments in our various jurisdictions, ensuring that clients can leverage our knowledge to accomplish their commercial objectives.

Members

Amy, Raulin

Curry, Alexander

Edge, Katrina

Felton, Simon

Felton, Simon

Fox, James

Lydeard, James

MacNeil, Bruce

MacNeil, Bruce

McCaffrey, Kate

Richardson, Oliver

Shaxson, Matthew

Corporate & Finance

Ogier

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Location

44 Esplanade

St Helier

Jersey

UK

JE4 9WG

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Jersey

Corporate & Finance


Bruce MacNeil
Band 3
Katrina Edge
Band 2
Matthew Shaxson
Band 3
Richard Daggett
Band 3
Simon Dinning
Band 3

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