Giorgio Subiotto

Partner Cayman Islands
Giorgio Subiotto
A revered presence in the Latin American space where his funds knowledge is impeccable Who's Who Legal Private Funds, 2018


Giorgio is Head of Ogier’s Global Latin American practice, Head of Global Investment Funds and Head of Ogier’s Private Client and Trusts Group in the Cayman Islands.
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  • Background & experience

    Giorgio joined Ogier in 2002 and became a partner in 2006. He is Head of Ogier’s Global Latin American practice and Head of Global Investment Funds.

    His investment funds practice focuses on the establishment of, and on-going advice to, offshore hedge funds and private equity funds for a range of investment managers and financial institutions. His over fifteen years of experience in the Cayman Islands funds market spans the whole spectrum of fund structures, strategies, and situations. Giorgio also represents institutional investors in their investment in Cayman Islands funds.

    Before joining Ogier, Giorgio practiced at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York (1998 to 2002), Pinheiro Neto - Advogados in Sao Paulo (1994 to 1995) and Linklaters in London and Paris (1992 to 1994 and 1995 to 1997).

    Giorgio received his Diploma de Estudios Hispánicos from the University of Málaga, Spain in 1986; his Bachelor of Law, with Honours, from the University of London, King's College, in 1990; Maîtrise en Droit, avec mention, from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, in the same year; and Master of Law from University of Michigan Law School at Ann Arbor in 1992.

    Giorgio is a member of STEP and is a Notary Public in the Cayman Islands and a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society, the Law Society of England and Wales and the New York Bar Association.

    He is fluent in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

    Giorgio is featured in the 2017 edition of the "Who's Who Legal" for private fund lawyers and is recognised by industry commentators as a specialist in his areas of expertise for the Cayman Islands.

    Admitted in:
    2002 - Cayman Islands
    1999 - New York (non practising)
    1994 - England and Wales (non practising)

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  • Recognition

    A revered presence in the Latin American space where his funds knowledge is impeccable Who's Who Legal Private Funds, 2018
    A very high-quality lawyer who is very thoughtful, smart and impressive Chambers Global 2018
    A very technical practitioner with considerable experience Chambers Global 2018
    Praised for his understanding of Latin American jurisdictions. Chambers Global 2017
    [His] strengths are cordiality, efficiency, practicality, accuracy and thoroughness. Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018
    Leading Individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018
    Ogier has a good reputation in Latin America, particularly in the world of funds. Brazilian clients receive most of the team’s attention thanks to a practice head whose career has deep roots in that country. Giorgio Subiotto is a respected member of the legal community, known for his high standard of work and good connections locally. Latin Lawyer 250 2017
    Cordial, efficient and practical. Legal 500, Caribbean, 2017
    a very good deal lawyer. Chambers Global 2016
    He is fantastic with well-rounded experience and a real asset for the Latin American market. Chambers Global 2013
    A driving force behind much of the firm's work in Brazil. Chambers Global 2012
    A key contact. Recommended and praised. Legal 500 2012
    Strong practice focused on Latin America and strong connections down there. IFLR 2012
    Co-heads the Latin American practice and is fluent in six languages. He recently led the team in establishing a vehicle to allow indirect investment from a Canadian company into a Cayman fund. Chambers 2011
    Knowledgeable, responsive and practical. Legal 500 2011
    Rapidly gaining recognition for his burgeoning Latin American practice. Chambers 2009