We get straight to the point, managing complexity to get to the essentials. It is a collaborative approach. Our global network of offices covers every time zone. We are the only law firm to advise on BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg law.

We listen actively, asking the right questions, focused on what really matters. We deliver targeted, pragmatic advice with absolute clarity.

About us

What we do

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

Our corporate administration business, Ogier Global, works closely with Ogier's partner-led legal teams to incorporate and administer a wide variety of vehicles, offering clients integrated legal and corporate administration services.

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.

Ogier at a glance

Where are we

Ogier is based in 9 jurisdictions including BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Tokyo.

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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:

Domestic IPO of the Year - FinanceAsia China Awards

Russian Deal of Year - CEE Legal Matters, 2018

Best Social Media/Digital Marketing campaign - Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2018

Energy Deal of the Year and Restructuring of the Year ($1B - $5B) for the Ocean Rig Restructuring - M&A Advisor's 10th Annual International M&A Awards, 2018

International Team of the Year - Legal Week Innovation Awards 2018

Offshore Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Europe 2018

High Yield Deal of the Year - IFLR Europe Awards 2018

Top Employer (silver award, large business category) - Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals Awards 2018

Caribbean Law Firm of the Year - Citywealth IFC Awards 2018

Jersey Law Firm of the Year - Citywealth IFC Awards 2018

Most Innovative M&A Deal of the Year, Most Representative M&A Deal of the Year Award, and Best Cross-Strait M&A Deal of the Year - Mapect Taiwan M&A Awards

Restructuring Deal of the Year - IFLR Middle East Awards 2017

International Legal Team of the Year - STEP Private Client Awards 2017

Best Offshore Law Firm -  WealthBriefing European Awards 2017

Jersey Law Firm of the Year - Citywealth IFC Awards 2017

Caribbean Law Firm of the Year - Citywealth IFC Awards 2017

Best Rebranding Campaign - Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2016

Offshore Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Europe 2016

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

Offshore Law Firm of the Year - Alpha Awards 2016

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

Best Offshore Law Firm - Hedgeweek Global Awards 2016

Caribbean Law Firm of the Year - Citywealth IFC Awards 2016

Asian Deal of the Year - In-House Community 2015

International Legal Team of the Year - STEP 2016

Offshore Law Firm of the Year - The Lawyer 2015

Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year - IFLR European Awards 2015

Corporate Social Responsibility

Ogier is committed to supporting its local communities. Our aim is to give something back and to encourage our people to participate in local initiatives. We support projects which focus on education. Ogier gives its employees the opportunity to volunteer their time with a range of good causes, and also has a team of employees who plan events and activities in support of local charities.

To read more about our CSR strategy, click here.