Ogier

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, Irish, 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, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg law. Our network of locations also includes Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore 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, 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 corporate recovery 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.

Ogier Regulatory Consulting works alongside Ogier's global team of law specialists to provide clients with seamless and high quality regulatory advice and training. They are expert in regulatory requirements, drawing on experience as regulators, advisors, policy makers and practitioner compliance officers.

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 12 jurisdictions comprising Beijing, BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.

Find out more about our locations

Our approach to client service

We keep it simple and focus on what our clients want us to do.

We are agile and cut through complexity to provide sound judgment on what matters and that legal know-how is always backed up by professionalism, quality client service and effective project management.

At Ogier, we collaborate with our clients to build long-standing, respected relationships and they trust us to field a team who consistently deliver continuity, historic insight and commercial solutions.

Our business model is structured to meet individual needs and help clients achieve their objectives. Clients enjoy the personal service of a dedicated team and a relationship partner as well as benefiting from the leverage and flexibility offered by the breadth of experience and knowledge of the wider Ogier group.

Client feedback points to the responsiveness and approachability of individuals and the firm as a differentiating quality that sets us apart.

Ogier is leading the charge in process innovation in the offshore legal services market and this allows us to offer efficiencies which in turn deliver value for money, consistency and improved service levels. Technology is at the heart of this focus on innovation to allow us to add value to our service. The robust IT infrastructure that we have invested in across our network makes use of the latest platforms and tools to ensure we can provide our services smoothly and with the greatest accessibility for clients.

Information security

Ogier is committed to protecting and safeguarding our client data in line with industry best practice, international standards and client expectations. We have made significant strategic investments over the years into both IT and Information Security Technology to ensure that we have the best platforms to provide appropriate security and risk management of the data we store and process. Ogier is ISO27001 Certified.

Read more about our information security certification here

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.

Our awards

Ogier regularly wins awards for the quality of its work and its people. Our recent awards include:

Law Firm of the Year - Caribbean - Citywealth IFC Awards 2023

Law Firm of the Year - Guernsey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2023

Law Firm of the Year - Jersey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2023

Law Firm of the Year - Litigation - Citywealth IFC Awards 2023

Offshore Law Firm of the Year - HFM Asian Services Awards 2022

Offshore Firm of the Year - Chambers HNW Awards 2022

Great Place to Work Ireland, 2022

Finalist - The Green Awards Ireland, 2022

Offshore Firm of the Year - eprivateclient Excellence Awards 2022

Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2022

ESG Consultant of Year - Bronze - Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2022

International Law Firm of the Year - Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2022

Best Law Firm – Fund Domicile - Private Equity Wire European Awards 2022

Law Firm of the Year - Guernsey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2022

Law Firm of the Year - Jersey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2022

Team of the Year - Litigation - Citywealth IFC Awards 2022

Best Offshore Law Firm - Hedgeweek Americas Awards 2021

Law Firm of the Year - Bahamas, Bermuda and Cayman - Citywealth IFC Awards 2021

Law Firm of the Year - Guernsey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2021

Law Firm of the Year - Jersey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2021

Law Firm of the Year - Hong Kong and Singapore - Citywealth IFC Awards 2021

Best Wellbeing Culture - Leaders in Wellbeing Awards 2020

Best Overall PR - Silver - Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2020

Best Offshore Law Firm - US Hedgeweek Awards 2020

Law Firm of the Year - Jersey - Citywealth IFC Awards 2020

Law Firm of the Year - Hong Kong and Singapore - Citywealth IFC Awards 2020

Offshore Law Firm of the Year - The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020