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Gemma Cowan

Managing Associate

Cayman Islands

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Gemma advises principally on the establishment, regulatory compliance and restructuring of Cayman Islands hedge funds and private equity funds.

Background and experience

Gemma joined Ogier in 2022 after working for five years in the funds, finance and corporate department of the Cayman Islands office of another leading offshore law firm.

She specialises in the establishment, regulatory compliance and restructuring of Cayman Islands hedge funds and private equity funds. She also advises on a broad range of corporate and finance transactions and corporate governance matters.

She was recognised as a Rising Star in the area of investment funds in the Legal 500 Caribbean in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Before moving offshore, she worked at Norton Rose Fulbright Australia and Steinepreis Paganin in Perth, Australia, where she specialised in M&A and capital markets transactions.

Gemma received her Bachelor of Laws from The University of Western Australia and is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.

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2017 - Cayman Islands
2010 - Western Australia (non-practising)

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"Gemma Cowan is very responsive. Her work product is excellent."

Legal 500 Caribbean, 2022

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Legal 500 Caribbean, 2022

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Legal 500 Caribbean, 2021

"Rising Star"

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