Jennifer Fox

Partner Cayman Islands
Jennifer Fox
Next generation partner Legal 500 Caribbean, 2020


Jennifer has practised offshore since 2008 and specialises in complex and high value international insolvency litigation and contentious trusts matters. She is a fraud expert who is skilled in obtaining all forms of pre-action relief and devising and implementing asset-tracing and recovery strategies.
  • Background & experience

    Jennifer originally trained as an advocate and was a junior barrister at the English Bar before moving offshore. Prior to re-joining Ogier she was employed at another leading offshore law firm.

    Jennifer acts for all participants in the offshore financial services market including insolvency office holders, investment managers and directors, creditors and shareholders, and parties to large scale commercial litigation.  She also regularly advises and acts for beneficiaries along with trustees and other fiduciaries.

    A number of Jennifer's prominent matters at Ogier include:

    • Acting for Abraaj Private Equity Fund IV LP in respect of numerous complex issues arising out of the collapse of the Abraaj Group
    • Acting for a major international investment bank on claims alleging fraud in connection with the sale of complex financial derivatives backed by residential mortgages
    • Advising and acting for the directors and investment managers of distressed funds
    • Acting for Goldman Sachs in contentious winding up proceedings related to a syndicated loan
    • Advising on take private transactions and shareholder squeeze-out provisions
    • Advising on the bribery and corruption laws of the Cayman Islands and the BVI in connection with a US governmental investigation

    She has a First Class Bachelor of Laws degree (with Honours) from Keele University and completed her Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law in London as a Major and Pegasus Scholar of the Inner Temple.

    Jennifer is a qualified Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP) and is a honorary member of the Chancery Bar Association. She regularly contributes articles to legal journals and publications and gives presentations on matters relating to her practice areas.

    Admitted in:
    2009 - Cayman Islands
    2008 - British Virgin Islands
    2004 - England and Wales (not practising)

  • Recognition

    Next generation partner Legal 500 Caribbean, 2020
    One to Watch Legal Week Private Client Global Elite 'Ones to Watch' Directory, 2019
    Her personable manner and enthusiastic and professional approach to her matters make her a go-to practitioner, and she works very hard to achieve great results for her clients Citywealth Leaders List, 2018
    I worked with Jennifer Fox for a three year period and during that time found her to be extremely bright, personable, and hard working. Jennifer is is a very knowledgable private client and trusts lawyer who quickly gets to grips with complicated cases and fearlessly fights her client's corner. I would have no hesitation in recommending her. Citywealth Leaders List 2018
    Jennifer is a pleasure to work with with: efficient, personable and with a great client manner. Citywealth Leaders List 2018
    Jennifer Fox is ‘a real talent who is organised and enthusiastic Legal 500 2017
    Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution Legal 500 2018
    Asset Recovery Expert Who's Who Legal 2015 -2018
    Recommended Lawyer - Offshore Legal 500 2017