Giorgio Subiotto

Partner Cayman Islands
Giorgio Subiotto
Giorgio Subiotto has been a valued partner for many years. He is always ready to attend our specific needs and find creative solutions. He is a loyal adviser and is more than happy to really jump onboard to solve our problems Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023


Giorgio is Head of Ogier’s Global Latin American practice and has been a partner at Ogier since 2006.
  • Background & experience

    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. He is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team.

    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 Legal Practitioners Association, 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

    Giorgio Subiotto has been a valued partner for many years. He is always ready to attend our specific needs and find creative solutions. He is a loyal adviser and is more than happy to really jump onboard to solve our problems Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023
    Leading Individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023
    Key Lawyer Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023
    Thought Leader Who's Who Legal, Private Client, 2022
    A fantastic investment funds in Cayman and he is a expert of his field and in Brazilian capital market as well. Pleasure working with him. Giorgio always makes himself available when we request advice, usually on very short notice. Legal 500 Caribbean, 2022
    Leading Individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2022
    Very knowledgeable on Cayman Islands law and regulation, particularly in the private funds space. Chambers Global, 2021
    Recommended – Private Fund Formation Who's Who Legal, Private Funds, 2022
    Leading Individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2021
    Very, very sharp lawyer who is calm, practical and long term oriented. Chambers Global, 2020
    Leading individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2020
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000 2020
    Giorgio is a pleasure to work with Chambers Global, 2019
    Responsive and thoughtful Chambers Global, 2019
    Leading individual Legal 500 Caribbean, 2019
    Recommended Who's Who Legal Private Funds 2019
    Noted individual Latin Lawyer 250, 2018
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000, 2019
    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