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Niamh heads up Ogier's Jersey Investment Funds practice and has more than 20 years' experience as a specialist funds and regulatory lawyer, focused on private equity, venture capital and infrastructure funds as well as real estate structuring, real estate funds and fund formation. She works with businesses ranging from debt fund managers to sovereign wealth funds. Niamh is recognised as a leading lawyer in the IFLR 1000 and is also ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

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“A real pleasure to work with and technically good” – clients rate Niamh Lalor, head of Ogier’s Jersey investment funds team, for her “succinct and timely problem solving”.

Niamh has over 15 years’ experience working with businesses ranging from debt fund managers to sovereign wealth funds. She works on a wide range of matters including fund formation, regulatory advice and real estate structuring. She is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team and has particular expertise in private equity, venture capital and fund formation and capital raising. Niamh frequently advises on economic substance and AIFMD considerations and the full range of ongoing fund operation, including regulatory compliance, term extensions, wind-down and termination.

Niamh is a specialist funds and regulatory lawyer. Her clients include Therium Group Holdings Limited, a leading global provider of litigation finance, and life sciences-focused investment firm Medicxi.

Niamh is recognised as a leading lawyer in the IFLR 1000 and is also ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Niamh is a member of the Jersey Funds Association committee and head of its legal and technical sub-committee and has been involved in a number of reforms to Jersey’s regulatory regime.

Admitted in:
2013 - Jersey
2002 - England & Wales
2001 - Ireland (not practising)

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"Niamh is always very responsive, clear in her advice and to the point. We appreciate her no-nonsense approach and her ability to always provide pragmatic and practical advice that is relevant to our business"

Chambers UK, 2024

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"Stands out for her ability to engage, understand quickly a client’s requirements, and deliver outstanding advice. "

Legal 500 UK, 2024

"Provided clear timely advice, and knowledgeable about their field and any new developments. Also appreciate their good relationship and links with the Jersey regulator, which is helpful"

Legal 500 UK, 2023

"They understand our clients very well and are extremely flexible and great at managing deadlines"

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"Provides the same level of professional service for day-to-day questions through to complex legal matters requiring a multi-disciplinary approach and she always delivers the same high standard level of advice and support."

Legal 500 UK, 2024

"Niamh is an excellent funds lawyer"

Chambers UK, 2023

"Market leader, Women Leaders"

IFLR1000, 2023

"Leading Individual"

Legal 500 UK, 2023

"Very commercial, has a very good understanding on the technical side, has a good, service-oriented outlook to clients and has a very collaborative and coordinated approach overall. She's a go-to person in Jersey"

Chambers UK, 2022

"Niamh is a fantastic person to work with. She is hugely knowledgeable and understands our business in detail"

Chambers UK, 2022

"Leading Individual"

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"An absolutely excellent funds lawyer who possesses a particularly responsive practice"

Who's Who Legal, Private Funds, 2022

"Very dedicated, she responds very quickly and she has a great relationship with clients."

Chambers UK, Investment Funds, 2021

"Very sharp and works around the clock to answer the clients. Even on crisis mode, she is very effective"

Legal 500 UK, 2021

"Women Leader"

IFLR 1000, Women Leaders, 2021

"Very comprehensive knowledge"

Client feedback, 2018

"Very responsive and very good at dealing with clients"

Chambers UK, 2018

"She knows her way around limited partnership agreements"

Chambers UK, 2018

"Very strong technician with style too"

IFLR 1000, 2018

"A solid no-nonsense approach"

Legal 500 UK, 2017

"Leading individual"

Legal 500 UK, 2017

"very good technically.... very adept client relationship skills"

Chambers UK, 2017

"very strong technical lawyer"

Legal 500, 2016

"rising star"

IFLR1000, 2016

"They did a very good job of turning the documents around efficiently and quickly… an excellent job"

Client feedback, 2016

"Niamh Lalor was the partner and she always had a handle on things… they were all very, very good and overall, they are a nice team of people"

Client feedback, 2016


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