Angus Davison

Partner Cayman Islands
Angus Davison
Leading individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2019


Angus has a particular focus on providing regulatory and other advice to international banks and other financial institutions with Cayman Islands branches or subsidiaries, as well as advising clients on debt issues, facility arrangements and Islamic Finance structures. His team have been described as being, 'responsive, commercial and gives solid as well as pragmatic advice’ (Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018).
  • Background & experience

    Angus joined Ogier in 2005 and became a partner in 2010.  Prior to joining Ogier, he worked for a number of years as a solicitor with Minter Ellison and PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal in Sydney, Australia. 

    Angus’ clients include a number of international banks and other financial institutions with Cayman Islands branches or subsidiaries requiring advice on regulatory and other issues.  He also advises clients on debt issues, facility arrangements, Islamic Finance structures, and Eurobond and Specialist Debt listings on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.

    Angus is involved in a wide range of international corporate M&A, capital markets, joint venture, restructuring and commercial transactions.  Recent transactions include advice on mergers, reverse takeovers and other significant transactions for listed Cayman Islands companies, trust certificate issuance programmes, and acquisitions of Cayman Islands companies.

    Angus acts for a number of the firm's largest investment funds clients in relation to new fund formation, on-going regulatory and corporate advice, and management of liquidity issues.

    He received his Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws, with Honours, from the Australian National University in 2000 and his Master of Laws from the University of Sydney in 2005. Angus is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society.

    Admitted in:
    2005 - Cayman Islands
    2001 - New South Wales, Australia (non practicing)

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  • Recognition

    Leading individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2019
    Very good Chambers Global, 2019
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000, 2019
    Attentive, knowledgeable, he has industry knowledge, and an excellent turnaround time. Client feedback, 2018
    Very strong and we are very impressed by him. He is very accessible and responsive. Chambers Global 2018
    He ensures he and his team provide excellent service Chambers Global 2018
    Very good sense of how high-level strategy works Chambers Global 2017
    Key practitioner Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018
    He is a very strong technical lawyer who exhibits the responsiveness and commerciality of the firm. Chambers UK 2016
    Recommended Legal 500, Caribbean, 2017
    Gives robust advice in tricky situations Legal 500 2016
    Angus Davison is the best offshore lawyer that you will ever deal with. Client feedback, 2015
    He is very down-to-earth and gives us straightforward and commercially relevant advice. Client feedback
    He is always very responsive and thoughtful and he is creative. Client feedback
    He has a deep knowledge of the mechanics of how hedge funds work. Client feedback
    Knowledgeable regarding the details and mechanics of hedge funds Legal 500 2012