New Group Finance Director for Ogier

Ogier has promoted Nick Patterson to Group Finance Director.

Nick, who has been with the firm for eight years, was promoted from Head of Management Information to Finance Director from the start of May. His role encompasses the firm's finance functions in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Tokyo.

An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Nick now has responsibility for the financial management, risk and control of Ogier.

Ogier's Chief Operating Officer Jamie Bore said: "Nick is a highly talented individual with a proven track record of delivering for the firm. I am delighted we can appoint from within for this critical role for our business. Nick's appointment is a testament to the strength and depth we have across the group, and to our commitment to developing talent within the firm.

"We have a culture of investing and developing our talent, we are one of just two offshore firms to have a full accredited training programme to become a Solicitor qualified in England and Wales, and on the business services side we continue to invest in the development of our people with clear career paths and structured training opportunities.

"Ogier has a clear and ambitious strategy for the future built around innovation, managing complexity in all of our communications and advice, and delivering our services in a style and format that works best for our clients - equally importantly, we have a culture focused on delivering that strategy."