James Heinicke

Partner Cayman Islands
James Heinicke
He makes clients feel very valued and is very good at tying all the strands of the transaction together Chambers Global 2018

Overview

James is a partner in our banking and finance team in the Cayman Islands. He is the global head of Ogier’s Fund Finance practice and has extensive experience on a wide range of finance and corporate matters. James is also a member of Ogier's Latin American team and frequently acts for clients located in the region.
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  • Background

    James is an experienced transactional lawyer who manages a broad range of finance and corporate matters. 

    In his role as global head of Ogier’s Fund Finance practice he regularly advises lenders and borrowers on all types of fund financing matters and, in particular, has significant experience on subscription and capital call financings and fund-of-fund facilities.

    James also has a very active Latin American practice and he regularly advises banks, funds and corporates located in the region on a wide range of finance, regulatory, corporate and restructuring matters.   

    He frequently represents international banks and other clients on licensing applications to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and ongoing regulatory requirements and has extensive experience acting in connection with the acquisition and disposal of regulated entities in the Cayman Islands.

    He received his Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Warwick in 2001, his Post-graduate Diploma in Law from Nottingham Law School in 2002 and his Diploma in Legal Practice from Nottingham Law School in 2003.

    James is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Law Society of England and Wales.

    Admitted in:
    2009 - Cayman Islands
    2005 - England and Wales (non practising)

     

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  • Recognition

    He makes clients feel very valued and is very good at tying all the strands of the transaction together Chambers Global 2018
    Very responsive and always on top of things Chambers Global 2018
    Impresses with his sensible, pragmatic and commercial advice, as well as his energy and responsiveness. Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018
    Very pleasant to work with Chambers Global 2017
    Down to earth and user-friendly Chambers Global 2017
    Recommended Legal 500, Caribbean, 2017
    who ensures the transaction goes as smoothly as possible Chambers Global 2016
    He was prepared to take a view on things and he was responsive. Client feedback
    A solid advisor Legal 500, Caribbean, 2016