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Ogier

Offshore: Investment Funds

3 ranked lawyersBand 2JerseyUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Active on a broad range of fund formation and management matters for real estate, private equity and hedge funds. Also regularly works on restructuring and spin-offs, and has expertise in regulatory matters. Clients include fund managers and banks. Makes use of a large office network in handling cross-border issues.

Strengths

A client comments: "The Jersey funds team are highly experienced and personable lawyers who go above and beyond for their clients. They are highly commercial and have significant breadth and depth of knowledge to call upon such that we know they will have a solution to any issue we raise."

An interviewee notes: "Ogier provides excellent client service with quick turnaround time."

Work highlights

Assisted on the closing of Index Ventures Growth V fund, which raised USD1.2 billion.

Notable practitioners

Alexandra O'Grady assists clients on the full spectrum of funds matters from raising to closing. She has expertise working on a range of investment fund types.
"She is able to analyse complicated regulatory issues in a commercial and straightforward way." "She is a reliable and effective operator."

Emily Haithwaite is frequently sought after for her expertise in the structuring, establishment and listing of funds, acting for clients including private equity groups and hedge funds.
"I have always admired her professionalism. She provides swift and concise responses to our legal queries which is very helpful." "She is excellent to work with and her advice is always fantastic."

Niamh Lalor leads Ogier's Jersey funds team. Her broad practice includes working with leading asset managers on the establishment of private equity and real asset funds. She also has experience assisting clients with the formation of litigation funds.
"Niamh is a fantastic person to work with. She is hugely knowledgeable and understands our business in detail." "She is very commercial, has a very good understanding on the technical side, has a good, service-oriented outlook to clients and has a very collaborative and coordinated approach overall. She's a go-to person in Jersey."

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Jersey

Offshore: Investment Funds


Alexandra O'Grady
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Emily Haithwaite
Band 1
Niamh Lalor
Band 1