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UK 2022 Europe 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

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Global Managing Partner: Edward Mackereth
Number of global partners: 100
Number of fee earners worldwide: 500+
Number of staff worldwide: 900+
Languages: 30+ including Cantonese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg law. The firm’s network of locations also includes Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Legal services for the corporate and financial sectors form the core of the business, principally in the areas of banking and finance, corporate, investment funds, dispute resolution, private equity and private wealth. Ogier has strong practices in the areas of restructuring, corporate recovery and insolvency, employee benefits and incentives, employment law, regulatory and property. Ogier’s corporate administration business, Ogier Global, works closely with Ogier’s partner-led legal teams to incorporate and administer a wide variety of vehicles, offering clients integrated legal and corporate administration services.

Main Areas of Practice 

Banking and Finance:  

The Banking and Finance team advises on all areas of banking regulation, documentation, security, and the establishment and operation of banking institutions for borrowers and lenders.

Corporate:  

The firm’s Corporate team has extensive experience in advising on the establishment of many forms of domestic and cross-border corporate vehicles, investment trusts and partnerships as well as advising on private placements, initial and other public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, joint ventures and disposals.

Dispute Resolution:  

Ogier’s Dispute Resolution team advises on the technical, strategic and procedural aspects across the spectrum of problems and disputes which arise in the offshore environment. This includes advice in relation to trusts, companies, shareholder issues, directors’ duties, investment performance, banking and other financial transactions, as well as fraud and asset tracing claims and all aspects of regulatory advice.

Investment Funds:  

The Investment Funds team advises on the full spectrum of fund structures and strategies, including: hedge, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, energy, credit, debt, venture capital, crypto currency, hybrid, impact and socially responsible investing. They provide clients with innovative solutions to all manner of legal requirements, to meet each client's distinct set of regulatory and commercial demands. The team is backed by expertise across time zones throughout our offices in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey and Luxembourg. Ogier is a recognised listing agent for The International Stock Exchange (TISE) and the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX).

Private Wealth:  

The Private Wealth team has extensive experience in advising on the establishment of private trusts, purpose trusts and other vehicles typically used by private clients, as well as advising trustees in relation to transactions undertaken by trusts.

Real Estate:  

The team provides advice on the establishment and administration of real estate holding structures, including offshore and onshore vehicles used for real estate funds, one-off real estate transactions or acquisitions, joint ventures, property development and financing arrangements.

Regulatory:  

Ogier’s multi-disciplinary team helps clients navigate increasingly regulated environments through each stage in the business lifecycle: start up and relocation, operation, expansion and change. Prevention of issues is preferable but where things have gone wrong, Ogier provides effective solutions to clients including banks, major corporates, investment managers, fund administrators, trust companies and private clients.

Restructuring and Corporate Recovery:  

The firm’s Restructuring and Corporate Recovery team has extensive cross-border and international experience, advising on contentious and non-contentious offshore restructuring and corporate recovery matters, often advising in conjunction with onshore counsel and other professional services providers in connection with company structures.

Structured Finance:  

The firm’s Structured Finance team provides specialist offshore legal advice on all aspects of establishing and operating offshore SPVs, and listing agent services.

Clients:  

Ogier acts for a number of leading financial institutions including investment banks, legal and accountancy firms, corporations, trust companies, private equity houses, real estate investment houses, insurers and high net worth individuals.

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This firm is also ranked in:

UK 2022 Europe 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

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Asia-Pacific Region

Offshore
Band 2
British Virgin Islands

Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Band 1
Dispute Resolution
Band 1
Cayman Islands

Corporate & Finance
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 2
Investment Funds
Band 2

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Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds


Anthony Oakes
Band 3
David Nelson
Up and Coming
Kate Hodson
Band 4
Nathan Powell
Band 1
Nicholas Plowman
Band 3

Offshore: Dispute Resolution


Oliver Payne
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Eminent Practitioners
Edward MackerethDispute Resolution
Band 1
Ray WearmouthCorporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Simon DaviesDispute Resolution
Emily HaithwaiteInvestment Funds
Niamh LalorInvestment Funds
Nathan PowellOffshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Band 2
Katrina EdgeCorporate & Finance
Raulin AmyCorporate & Finance
Michael KillourhyCorporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Marc KishDispute Resolution
Mathew NewmanDispute Resolution
Nick WilliamsDispute Resolution
Rachael Reynolds QCDispute Resolution
James BergstromInvestment Funds
Nick RogersInvestment Funds

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Head Office

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Jersey

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