Nicholas Plowman 包乐文

Partner 合伙人 Hong Kong
Nicholas Plowman
He has a keen ability to understand the complexities of our business and provide tailored responses. His responses are both insightful and detail-oriented Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

Overview

Nick is the Practice Partner of Ogier in Hong Kong and the Head of Ogier's Investment Funds team in Asia. He acts for a wide variety of Asian fund managers in the private equity, long only and hedge fund space. His clients represent some of the more sophisticated and respected fund managers in Asia. Nick has been named as one to the top ten offshore lawyers in Asia by Asia Legal Business for four consecutive years and has also been ranked as one of the "World's Leading Investment Funds Lawyers" in the last four editions of Euromoney's Expert Guides.

Areas of expertise

Laws practised

  • BVI law
  • Background & experience

    Nick joined Ogier in January 2006 from Slaughter and May, London where he practiced as a corporate M&A lawyer. He subsequently founded Ogier's Hong Kong office in February 2007. Nick's primary focus has since been on building Ogier's now significant Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands investment funds and venture capital practice in Asia. He acts for a wide variety of Asian fund managers in the private equity, long only and hedge fund space. His clients represent some of the more sophisticated and respected fund managers in Asia.

    Nick has been recognised in a number of directory listings:

    • Euromoney's Expert Guides in the 2010, 2014, 2017 and 2018 editions - World's Leading Investment Funds Lawyer
    • Chambers Asia-Pacific (2012 - 2019)
    • Who's Who Private Funds Lawyer (2012)
    • Asialaw Leading Lawyer (2013)
    • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2013 - 2019)
    • IFLR1000 (2014 - 2019) - Investment Funds Leading Lawyer
    • Asian Legal Business (2016, 2017,2018 and 2019) - Top 10 Offshore Lawyers in Hong Kong

    Nick received his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Asian Economic History (First Class)) from the University of Auckland.

    Nick is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, the British Virgin Islands and New Zealand and is also a Registered Foreign Lawyer regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

    Admitted in:

    1998 - New Zealand

    2006 - British Virgin Islands

    2006 - England and Wales (non practising)

    Nick是奥杰香港办公室的主管合伙人以及亚洲投资基金团队的主管。他为各种亚洲投资经理在其私募股权、多头以及对冲基金领域提供法律服务。他的客户大多是亚洲成熟和倍受尊敬的基金经理。Nick连续4年被《亚洲法律杂志》评选为“亚洲十佳离岸律师”,并且Nick也在过去4版的《欧洲货币》专家指南杂志被评选为“全球领先的投资基金律师”。

    执业领域

    • 在欧洲和亚洲的英属维尔京(BVI)和开曼法律事务
    • 公司法
    • 对冲基金
    • 投资基金
    • 并购
    • 私募股权
    • 不动产

    Nick于2006年从司力达国际律师事务所加入奥杰,此前,他在司力达伦敦办公室担任公司并购律师。随后于2007年2月成立奥杰香港办公室。Nick主要重点是在亚洲建立奥杰现在非常重要的开曼群岛和BVI群岛的投资基金和风险投资业务。他为各种亚洲投资经理在其私募股权、多头以及对冲基金领域提供法律咨询。他的客户大多是亚洲成熟和倍受尊敬的基金经理。

    Nick在一系列的专家推荐名录清单中受到认可:

    • 《欧洲货币》专家指南2010版、2014版、2017版和2018版 —— 全球领先投资基金律师
    • 钱伯斯亚太区 (2012年——2019年)
    • Who’s Who 私募基金律师 (2012年)
    • 亚洲法律领先律师(2013年)
    • 《法律500强》(亚太区)(2013年——2019年)
    • IFLR100 (2014年——2019年) ——投资基金领先律师
    • 《亚洲法律杂志》(2016年、21017年、2018年和2018年)——香港十佳离岸律师
    • Nick从奥克兰大学获得法律和艺术(亚洲经济历史(一等荣誉))学士学位。

    Nick是英格兰和威尔士、BVI和新西兰的注册律师,也是香港的注册外国律师。

    执业资格:

    1998年——新西兰

    2006年——英属维尔京群岛(BVI)

    2006年——英格兰和威尔士(未执业中)

     

     

     

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  • Recognition

    He has a keen ability to understand the complexities of our business and provide tailored responses. His responses are both insightful and detail-oriented Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019
    One of the top ten offshore lawyers in Hong Kong Asian Legal Business' Offshore Client Choice List 2019
    One of the top ten offshore lawyers in Hong Kong Asian Legal Business' Offshore Client Choice List 2018
    Highly regarded IFLR 1000 2019
    One of the top ten offshore lawyers in Hong Kong Asian Legal Business' Offshore Client Choice List 2017
    Commercial and responsive... recommended Legal 500 2016
    One of the top 10 offshore lawyers in Asia Asian Legal Business Offshore Client Choice List 2016
    Practical, pragmatic and easy to work with Chambers Global 2016
    Widely recognised for his extensive expertise in investment funds and venture capital matters Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015
    He is very direct and very good with the content, and also understands business needs and risks, so he's able to give us advice on the implications as well as what we can and cannot do. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014
    Nicholas Plowman...is 'commercially astute in interpreting legal rulings' Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014
    Nicholas Plowman 'focuses on the crux of the issue' Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013
    He is very responsive and hardworking, always providing reliable and quality work Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012