Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility



We have the knowledge and expertise to handle the most demanding and complex transactions and provide expert, efficient and cost effective services to all our clients. Our commercial understanding and experience of working with leading financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies enable us to add real value to our clients’ businesses.

View all services


Our experts provide independent guidance spanning advice and training to implementation and evaluation across sustainable investing, regulatory compliance and tech. Our tailored advice meets clients' specific needs, delivering flexible solutions and support.

View all Consulting


Our sector approach relies on smart collaboration between our business divisions, our service lines and our jurisdictions. These sector-based teams have a deep understanding of related businesses and industry dynamics. The specific combination of our highly informed experts helps our clients see around corners.

View all sectors


Ogier provides practical advice on BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg law through our global network of offices across the Asian, Caribbean and European timezones. Ogier is the only firm to advise on this unique combination of laws.

News and insights

Keep up to date with industry insights, analysis and reviews. Find out about the work of our expert teams and subscribe to receive our newsletters straight to your inbox.

Fresh thinking, sharper opinion.

About us

We get straight to the point, managing complexity to get to the essentials. Our global network of offices covers every time zone. 

Richard Bennett

Richard Bennett


London, Hong Kong

vCard LinkedIn
Save as PDF

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.

Background and 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:
2007 - England and Wales




No Content Set

"He was very knowledgeable...and he knew pretty much exactly what was required"

Client feedback


Always learning

We cultivate learning. Because there are all sorts of ways to develop and grow. It's why, whatever your role, the opportunities are endless. Time. Tech. Resources. You'll find it here.

Be extraordinary. Be you.

Join our team
Careers Learning 886X886

No Content Set