Oliver Payne

Partner Hong Kong

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Oliver Payne
Key figure Legal 500 2016

Overview

Oliver's practice spans all aspects of general commercial litigation, including shareholder and banking disputes, insolvency, and breaches of directors’ and trustees' duties. As a Solicitor-Advocate, Oliver holds higher rights of audience.
  • Background

    Oliver's practice spans all aspects of general commercial litigation, including shareholder and banking disputes, insolvency, and breaches of directors’ and trustees' duties. As a Solicitor-Advocate, Oliver holds higher rights of audience.

    Prior to joining Ogier in 2009, Oliver Payne trained and worked as a Solicitor in Herbert Smith LLP’s Litigation and Arbitration Division in London.  During his six and a half years at Herbert Smith, Oliver worked in Hong Kong and undertook secondments to UBS and Credit Suisse.

    He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) from the University of Bristol in 2001 and completed the Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice in 2002.

    Oliver is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society, the Law Society of England and Wales, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association INSOL International and IWIRC.

    Admitted in:

    2014 - British Virgin Islands
    2010 - Cayman Islands
    2005 - England and Wales

    Oliver is a Registered Foreign Lawyer regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

     

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  • Recognition

    Key figure Legal 500 2016
    Shortlisted for restructuring and insolvency lawyer of the year award, December 2015, Cayman Islands Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association
    Experienced practitioner Legal 500 2012
    Oliver has been outstanding and I greatly appreciate the highly efficient service and support he has provided. Client feedback (Head of Compliance, advised on Scheme of Arrangement)
    Organised and gets to grips with the issues Client feedback (Director of defrauded Investment Fund)
    Thanks again Oliver, I really appreciate the excellence and great work. Client feedback (Director of distressed Investment Fund)
    Thank you again for your wonderful help and assistance with the case. Client feedback (Trustee, represented in Cayman litigation)
    Great thanks … for all the hard work put in advising and helping the directors. Client feedback (Director of Investment Fund subject to shareholder claims)