What we do

Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg law. Our network of locations also includes Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Legal services for the corporate and financial sectors form the core of our business, principally in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and commercial, investment funds, dispute resolution, private equity and private wealth. We also have strong practices in the areas of employee benefits and incentives, employment law, regulatory, restructuring and insolvency and property.

We have the knowledge and expertise to handle the most demanding and complex transactions and provide expert, efficient and cost effective services to all our clients. Our commercial understanding and experience of working with leading financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies enable us to add real value to our clients’ businesses.

Where are we

Ogier is based in 8 jurisdictions including BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Our approach to client service

Our approach is simple. We are committed to building long-lasting relationships with our clients that are based on confidence and trust. We provide a personal service and work collaboratively with our clients, delivering commercial solutions and helping them to achieve their objectives. Our clients say that our responsiveness and approachability set us apart from our competitors.

Ogier works with an independent research agency to gather regular client feedback. This not only helps us to get a better sense of how we are performing but enables us to act on feedback to continually improve the quality and value of services we provide, applying fresh thinking to manage complexity and simplify the way we work together.

The feedback received so far is testament to our approach, with 98% of those surveyed saying that they would re-instruct us and recommend us to others.

Our awards

Ogier regularly wins awards for the quality of its work and its people. Our recent awards include:

Jersey Law Firm of the Year 2017 - Citywealth IFC Awards 2017

Caribbean Law Firm of the Year 2017 - Citywealth IFC Awards 2017

Best Rebranding Campaign - Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2016

Offshore Law Firm of the Year 2016 - Chambers Europe

High Yield Deal of the Year Award - IFLR European Awards 2016

Offshore Law Firm of the Year 2016 - Alpha Awards 2016

Debt & Equity-linked Deal of the Year - IFLR Asia Awards 2016

Best Offshore Law Firm 2016 - Hedgeweek Global Awards 2016

Caribbean Law Firm of the Year 2016 - Citywealth IFC Awards 2016

Asian Deal of the Year 2015 - In-House Community 2015

International Legal Team of the Year 2015 - STEP

Offshore Law Firm of the Year 2015 - The Lawyer

Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year 2015 - 16th annual IFLR European awards

Offshore Law Firm of the Year 2014 - Asian Investor

Jersey Law Firm of the Year 2014 – Citywealth International Financial Centres Awards

International Law Firm of the Year 2014 - Citywealth Magic Circle Awards

Corporate Social Responsibility

Ogier is committed to supporting its local communities. Our aim is to put something back into the environments in which we operate and to encourage our people to participate in local initiatives. We focus our support on projects across

  • The arts
  • Education
  • Community/environment
  • Sport

Ogier also has a team of employees who plan events and activities in support of local charities.