Kate is a partner in Ogier’s investment funds practice in Hong Kong with a focus on private equity. She advises a large number of sponsors and fund managers as well as their onshore counsel on the establishment and structuring of private equity funds, hedge funds and other closed ended and opened ended fund structures. She also advises LPs, managers, trustees, family offices, HNWIs, administrators and other service providers on fund related issues and other corporate matters.
Kate was named among the top law lawyers for Ultra High Net Worth Individuals by Billionaire.com in conjunction with Wealth.
Kate joined Ogier Hong Kong in 2010 from Allen & Overy where she trained as a finance lawyer. She is well placed to advise on the full life-cycle of an investment fund, including advising on downstream investment transactions, shareholder arrangements, liquidations, financings and regulatory matters in respect of both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law.
Kate obtained her Bachelor of Science from Nottingham University and subsequently completed her graduate diploma in law (GDL) and the Legal Practice Course with distinction at Nottingham Law School. In 2020 Kate completed a Masters in Energy and Environmental Law from The Chinese University of Hong Kong where she achieved a Scholarship for Academic Excellence.
Kate is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and registered as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong.
2008 - England and Wales (non practising)
2015 - British Virgin Islands