Oliver Richardson

Senior Associate London


Oliver has a broad corporate and finance practice. He advises on all aspects of transactions involving British Virgin Islands or Jersey incorporated entities. On the finance side Oliver has advised on a number of high-profile project financings, asset financings, aviation financings, export financing, acquisition and cross-border leveraged financings. Oliver has a particular focus on emerging markets. On the corporate side Oliver regularly works on notable corporate restructurings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and listings. Oliver is a member of Ogier's BVI Europe team and is based in Ogier's London office.

Areas of expertise

Laws Practised

  • BVI law
  • Jersey law
  • Background

    Oliver trained and practiced in Jones Day's banking & finance team in London (with a secondment to Jones Day's Dubai office) where he advised many of the world's leading financial institutions including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Standard Bank and Citibank, FTSE 100 borrowers and other capital providers. Oliver then joined the corporate & finance department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands where he assisted on some of the largest and most prominent BVI transactions, before returning to London where he practises with Ogier's BVI Europe team.

    Oliver holds a B.A. and M.A. (Hons.) in law from the University of Oxford and a commendation from BBP London (LPC). He was a bursary student at Ogier and held a scholarship at Elizabeth College, Guernsey.

    Admitted in:

    2013 - British Virgin Islands

    2012 - England & Wales (non-practising)

    *Not admitted in Jersey


    African Mining Deal of the Year (Project Finance International)

    Africa Deal of the Year (Airfinance Journal)


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