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 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.
2002 - Cayman Islands
1999 - New York (non practising)
1994 - England and Wales (non practising)