Ogier's banking and finance, corporate, dispute resolution and investment funds teams in Cayman continue to draw client praise, with a strong showing for the office in the newly published Chambers Global 2021 guide.
The banking and finance and corporate teams 'provide an exceptional level of client attention combined with expertise in everything Cayman', with Angus Davison described as 'both knowledgeable and practical,' and a provider of 'sound technical advice'. 'Very good communicator' James Heinicke is 'very knowledgeable on legal issues and very practical in his approach', while Bradley Kruger, who leads Ogier's corporate team in Cayman, is 'friendly and responsive.. [he] ensures that everything goes smoothly.' Mark Santangeli is 'excellent to work with: very responsive, very knowledgeable and commercial in his advice' and consultant James Bagnall holds senior statesperson status.
The 'incredibly thorough and incredibly proactive' dispute resolution team are 'on top of their game' and have seen three promotions in the individual rankings for 'smart and tactically astute' global head of dispute resolution Marc Kish, global senior partner Rachael Reynolds, described as 'one of the top offshore lawyers', and up and coming partner Jennifer Fox who is a 'brilliant' litigator who 'knows the market well.' Up and coming Christopher Levers is 'responsive and balanced in his communications; he's a steady and reliable hand on the ground in Cayman'.
The investment funds team is 'knowledgeable, thorough and delightful to work with', with one client saying 'I hold the Ogier team in very high regard. They are efficient, reliable and always make themselves available.' Global head of funds James Bergstrom is 'commercial and looks for the best practical solution' providing 'excellent legal analysis', while Joanne Huckle's 'attention to detail and thoroughness is unparalleled, as is her elite level of client service'. Nick Rogers is noted for his expertise on fund issues and praised as a 'dependable and experienced funds lawyer.' Up and coming partner Justin Savage is 'very accessible and provides practical guidance' while Giorgio Subiotto is praised for being 'very knowledgeable on Cayman Islands laws and regulation, particularly in the private funds space'.
James Bergstrom, who heads Ogier's Cayman office, said: 'We're pleased to see another set of positive feedback from our clients in the latest Chambers Global. Ogier's offering in Cayman continues to go from strength to strength thanks to our exceptional legal talent, whose recognition in the guide is well-deserved.'