Ogier's "responsive, commercial and helpful" Hong Kong team praised in Legal 500

Ogier's Hong Kong team have been described as "responsive, commercial and helpful" by the latest Legal 500 directory, which includes standout praise for "market leader" Anthony Oakes and "incredibly hardworking and commercial" Ray Ng.

The two partners are among six Ogier lawyers singled out for praise by clients in the independent directory.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide also notes that with 33 lawyers, the Ogier team has "has significant resources to deploy for clients desiring BVI, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands and Luxembourg advice across international finance and corporate matters".

Client feedback for the Ogier Hong Kong partners includes:

·         Corporate partner Nathan Powell is described as "responsive" and providing "fuss-free service"

·         Banking partner Anthony Oakes is described as a "market leader"' who can "handle very complex offshore matters"

·         Dispute Resolution partner Ray Ng is described as "incredibly hardworking and commercial" and "particularly good at thinking outside the box and challenging accepted interpretations of the law"

·         Fellow disputes partner Oliver Payne is also recommended for his "adroitness at handling complex financial problems"

Partner Nicholas Plowman, who leads Ogier's Hong Kong team, welcomed the feedback from clients.

"It is particularly pleasing to see that responsiveness and cutting through complexity for clients are two features of our work that are regularly cited by those that we work with," said Nicholas.

"We have had another excellent year, with significant recruitment growth led by the arrivals of partner David Nelson, counsel Jacqueline Chan and senior associate Michael Snape.

"The praise for the partners recorded by Legal 500's research is of course a testament not just to their skill and the quality of their advice, but also the skill and quality of the teams that they lead."