Richard Bennett

Managing Associate 资深律师 London
Richard Bennett
He's approachable. Nice to work with and a good discussion partner IFLR 1000 2020

Overview

Richard's practice primarily focusses on advising investment funds, acting for both private equity and hedge fund clients and other investment arrangement structures, on a range of issues under the laws of the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Richard has experience with fund formation, regulatory issues, fund financing matters and corporate advice relating to investment and exit activity. Richard is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team and also its Sustainable and Impact Investment team.

Areas of expertise

  • Background & experience

    Richard's recent work includes advising:

    • UK/US investment manager group in respect of all Cayman Islands legal matters relating to its suite of open and closed ended investment fund structures, including fund establishment and financing.
    • London based infrastructure investment manager in relation to investment due diligence.
    • UK venture capital structure on ongoing fund establishment, regulatory compliance and structuring.
    • Multiple Asia based family office groups on the establishment of third-party money private equity funds and liquid asset funds.
    • China focussed VC and technology manager on establishment of their private equity funds, long listed fund and pooled investment vehicles.
    • Japan focussed investment manager in relation to its listed equity funds.
    • Developer of a sustainable aquaculture business in relation to their fund structure.

    Richard advises across a range of issues for investment structures including work on licensing and regulatory advice, fund structuring and restructuring, managed account arrangements and financing arrangements under the laws of the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Richard also advises more broadly in relation to corporate, finance and private wealth matters, including work in relation to investment and divestment activities, shareholder agreements, security arrangements and family office and "fund of one" structures. Richard is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team and also its Sustainable and Impact Investment team.

    Prior to joining Ogier in 2011, Richard completed his training with Hogan Lovells LLP in London and latterly worked for the UK Financial Services Authority (now the Financial Conduct Authority). He graduated from the University of Oxford, completed his graduate diploma in law at Oxford Brookes University and the LPC at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice.

    Richard is a Registered Foreign Lawyer regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

    Admitted in: 
    2019 - Luxembourg, Liste IV
    2007 - England and Wales

     

    Richard主要执业参与投资基金领域的一系列法律事务咨询,特别是私募股权和对冲基金客户,包括BVI群岛、开曼群岛和耿西岛的基金执照、基金架构和重组、融资安排等。Richard也为一系列关于企业、融资及私人财富事务提供法律意见。

    在2011年加入奥杰之前,Richard在伦敦的霍金路伟国际律师事务所完成受训后,在英国金融服务监管局(现为?英国金融市场行为监管局?)工作。他毕业于牛津大学,在牛津布鲁克斯大学获得法律研究生文凭以及牛津法律研究所的法律实践研究文凭(LPC)。

    Richard是受香港律师协会监管的注册外国律师。

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  • Recognition

    He's approachable. Nice to work with and a good discussion partner IFLR 1000 2020
    He was very knowledgeable...and he knew pretty much exactly what was required. Client feedback