Daniel Richards

Partner Luxembourg Legal
Daniel Richards
Team ranked Highly Recommended Leaders League, Banking & Finance, 2023


Daniel co-founded Ogier's Luxembourg office in 2012. He acts on the financing and implementation of international investment structures. Legal 500 (2016 - 2019) describes Daniel's client service in Luxembourg and Jersey as "excellent", "very experienced and responsive", and Daniel's team is described as "punches above its weight" with a "very commercial and client-oriented approach". Daniel's private equity team is described as "responsive and thorough" with "good insight into current market trends".
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  • Background & experience

    Daniel is a Luxembourg Advocate, Jersey Advocate and English Solicitor.

    Daniel co-founded Ogier's Luxembourg office in 2012, leading Ogier's Luxembourg finance and private equity teams. He has extensive experience in all aspects of international investment structuring and related financing in Luxembourg, Jersey and UK.

    Having read law at Cambridge University, Daniel qualified as an English solicitor in 1999, practicing at Hogan Lovells' City of London office 1997-2002.

    Since moving to Jersey in 2002 and to Luxembourg in 2012, Daniel has acted for  fund managers and banks in relation to the establishment, financing and portfolio investment by, regulated and non-regulated international investment structures across the broad range of alternative asset classes, including: private equity, real estate, infrastructure, infrastructure finance, credit and special opportunities.

    Nominated in legal industry directories since 2011, specific recognition of Daniel's client service is set out below.

    Admitted in:
    2012 - Luxembourg
    2005 - Jersey
    1999 - England and Wales

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  • Recognition

    Team ranked Highly Recommended Leaders League, Banking & Finance, 2023
    Highly recommended Leaders League, Restructuring & Insolvency , 2022
    Highly recommended Leaders League, Banking & Finance, 2022
    Excellent Leaders League, Private Equity, 2022
    A pleasure to deal with and is committed to getting the job done. Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
    Very responsive and good at putting a team together to get the job done. Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000 2020
    Very experienced and responsive. Legal 500 UK 2019
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000 2019
    Highly regarded IFLR 2018
    Very speedy responses, a commercial approach, they know their stuff. City law firm, 2016
    Excellent Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016
    A knowledgeable, proactive and solution-orientated service Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016
    Performed very well, very good and very responsive. There was good availability amongst the team for calls and responses, they came back promptly, the technical knowledge was good. City law firm, 2016
    Daniel Richards did an incredible job and I was extremely impressed with him. New York General Counsel, special situations fund manager, 2015
    They worked extremely hard on what became an awkward transaction. Ogier had to go above and beyond the call of duty in terms of the time and effort that they had to put in, in order to get the transaction done. The quality of their work was very good. City law firm, 2013
    The whole Ogier team, in both the Luxembourg and the Jersey offices were fantastic thoughout the matter. They did really well... without a doubt we would use them again for the same type of things. Would we recommend to others? Definitely European private equity manager, 2012
    Daniel has a very pragmatic approach Legal 500 2011
    Leading Lawyer IFLR 1000 2017, Banking and Finance
    Leading Lawyer IFLR 1000, 2015, Investment Management and Real Estate