Tim Cone

Partner Cayman Islands
Tim Cone
Key Lawyer Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023

Overview

Tim advises hedge funds, private equity funds, asset managers, sponsors and family offices on the establishment, regulation, corporate governance and ongoing operation of investment funds, as well as the establishment of venture capital and other funding structures. Tim is a member of Ogier's Latin American practice team with a particular focus on the Brazil market, advising a broad range of clients in relation to both inward and outward investments.

Areas of expertise

  • Background & experience

    Tim is a Partner in Ogier's Investment Funds team and is based in Ogier's Cayman Islands office.

    He provides advice on the full life-cycle of open-ended and closed-ended investment funds and venture capital and corporate structures.  He is a member of Ogier's Latin American practice team with a particular focus on the Brazilian market, advising a broad range of clients in relation to both inward and outward investments.  Tim has extensive experience working with sponsors, asset managers, family offices and their onshore counsel advising on the establishment, regulation, corporate governance and ongoing operation of investment funds.  He also regularly advises clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters and is member of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team.

    Tim began his career as a corporate and finance solicitor at Mayne Wetherell in Auckland, New Zealand in 2010.  He joined Ogier's Investment Fund's team in 2014 and spent 6 months on secondment at Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados in 2018.

    Tim received his Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Finance and his Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 2009.

    He is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association and the New Zealand Law Society.

    Admitted
    2014 - Cayman Islands
    2010 - New Zealand (non practising)

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  • Recognition

    Key Lawyer Legal 500 Caribbean, 2023
    A great asset for Ogier. He is very careful and also creative. Responsive, attentive. Works to find solutions to any requests that come his way. Legal 500 Caribbean, 2022
    We have been really impressed by both the speed of his response and the quality of his work. Client feedback - Brazilian asset manager
    Always present, and provided a high level of expertise and knowledge. Client feedback - US hedge fund manager
    Working with Tim is one of the most rewarding legal relationships I have encountered. Client feedback - Cayman independent director