Ogier promotes new partners to Cayman Investment Funds team

Ogier has promoted Joanne Huckle and Piers Dryden from the Cayman Investment Funds team to the firm's partnership.

Piers and Joanne take the firm's global partnership to 54, and follow the arrival of partner Anthony Partridge in February, and the promotion of James Heinicke in the Cayman fund finance team to the partnership last year.

James Bergstrom, who heads Ogier's Cayman office, said: "Our strategic growth in Cayman continues, and these promotions are well-deserved recognition of these individuals' contributions to the success of our leading investment funds team and their commitment to excellence in client service.

"The promotions of Piers and Joanne underline not just their own development and performance but also Ogier's commitment to attracting, developing and rewarding the very best legal talent."

Joanne Huckle advises some of the team’s most prestigious investment funds clients with regards to both open-ended and closed-ended mutual fund and private equity fund structures. Joanne also has extensive experience advising on a broad range of international corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, rights issues, sukuk issues and restructurings.

Piers Dryden has recently relocated to Jersey to lead the firm's Cayman law offering in the European timezone. He has extensive experience advising on corporate matters, including with respect to public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and rights issues. He also advises on the establishment, operation, restructuring, regulation and listing of both open-ended and private equity funds including funds utilising cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology.