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David Mathews


British Virgin Islands, London

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David is a member of the transactional team in the British Virgin Islands based in our London office. David advises on a broad range of matters, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and debt finance, and is also a part of the firm's broader fintech team.

Background and experience

David is a member of the transactional team in the British Virgin Islands, advising on a wide variety of corporate and finance matters. As a part of the firm's fintech team, David also advises BVI token issuers and platform operators on their initial coin offerings and subsequent operations.

David is also part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. He specialises in acquisitions and disposals (including the structuring of vehicles for these purposes), investment and shareholder agreements, and management incentive plans, with experience in acquisition financing transactions. David's achievements include working on Texas Pacific Group's 2019 exit from their investment in the London Main Board listed Russian retailer Lenta, as part of one of the largest all cash offers for a listed BVI company ever, and advising Bain Capital-backed Toys R Us on the sale of their Asian business.

Before joining Ogier, David worked for another leading BVI law firm where he specialised in mergers and acquisitions and finance. Prior to this, he worked in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, where he focused primarily on multi-jurisdictional private equity transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, and debt capital markets.

David holds an MA from the University of Oxford, and studied the GDL and LPC at the College of Law in London, receiving a distinction for both courses.

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2015 - British Virgin Islands
2012 - England & Wales (non-practising)



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"Amazingly responsive and genuinely enjoys working in the FinTech space - he will continue to flourish as he evolves with his growing client base."

Chambers FinTech Guide 2024

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"David Mathews from Ogier BVI is a standout adviser. He is highly capable and always delivers. "

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2024

"Working with David Mathews is an absolute pleasure. His unparalleled grasp of the fintech sector sets him apart from others. As clients, we have benefited immensely from his out-of-the-box thinking, which has proven invaluable on numerous occasions. Notably, his meticulous attention to detail shines through in the documents he drafts, even when handling highly intricate matters, ensuring clarity and comprehension"

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2024

"We work with David Mathews. He is quick and accurate in responses, he has have strong industry knowledge across multiple jurisdictions and give great insights"

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2024

"Responsive and a great member of the team to collaborate with. Works seamlessly with our team and has great knowledge of the law and industry. Very client-focused."

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023

"Rising star"

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023

"David Mathews has been a pleasure to work with. Always prompt with very timely, thoughtful advice on pressing matters"

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023

"Responsive, timely, knowledgeable and proactive."

Client feedback, 2020

"Very thorough and very diligent."

Client feedback, 2020


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