Ogier is an award-winning international legal and professional services firm. Our specialist Investment Funds team in Guernsey advises on the full spectrum of fund structures and strategies including hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, infrastructure, energy, credit, debt, venture capital funds, cryptocurrency funds, hybrid funds, impact funds and sustainable investing.
Supported by our experienced lawyers in Ogier’s Corporate, Banking and Finance, Fund Finance and Dispute Resolution teams, we provide a holistic service covering the full fund lifecycle – from fund formation, structuring, regulation, corporate governance and investor disputes through to management of liquidity and business interruptions, strategic investor arrangements and winddown and termination situations. This applies to funds of all types using companies, PCCs and ICCs, limited partnerships and unit trusts.
Our experience spans master and feeder structures, principal investment and co-investment vehicles, as well as unlisted and listed vehicles. We advise on general partners, private fund structures, carried interest structures and structures for the principles standing behind certain promoters, as well as private friends and family arrangements.
Our global network of offices covers Asian, European, Middle Eastern and US time zones. We advise on a unique combination of BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg laws. We also have thriving offices in Dubai and Hong Kong, and unmatched insights into Asia through our Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo offices.
Our 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.
Ogier Regulatory Consulting works alongside Ogier's legal teams to provide clients with seamless, high quality regulatory advice and training, while our Sustainable Investment Consulting team works with clients to build capabilities in sustainable finance and investing, advising on regulatory requirements across all markets.
Ogier regularly wins awards for the quality of its work and its people. Our recent awards include:
Offshore Firm of the Year – The Lawyer European Awards 2023
Best Offshore Law Firm – WealthBriefing European Awards 2023
Law Firm of the Year - Guernsey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2023
Law Firm of the Year - Litigation - Citywealth IFC Awards 2023