Ogier appoints Cayman partners


Law firm Ogier has appointed David Cooney and Bradley Kruger as partners in its Cayman office.

Cooney has been with Ogier since 2012 having moved from the UK, where he was previously a partner at Gorvins. His practice focuses primarily on private clients and he also manages a number of key funds related clients and transactions.

Kruger joined Ogier in 2006 having practiced at Fraser Milner Casgrain in Ontario and Shearman & Sterling in California.

He advises on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and redomiciliations, as well as regulatory matters.  Kruger also advises investment funds and their managers, administrators, banks and onshore counsel with respect to investment fund structuring and set-up, regulation, corporate governance, restructuring and termination.

Ogier has also appointed Michael Killourhy as a partner in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) office, promoted five senior associates to managing associates across the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Luxembourg offices. In addition, Partner Simon Schilder has joined the Jersey funds team.

The five additional promotions to managing associates positions are Robert Christie and Christopher Newton from BVI; James Heinicke from Cayman; Sally Peedom from Guernsey and Laurent Thailly from Luxembourg.

Nick Kershaw, global managing partner, said: “David, Brad and Michael will make very strong additions to our partnership. Their promotions recognise the valuable contributions they are making to the growth of our Caribbean practice and their success at providing outstanding client service.

“Congratulations to our five new managing associates. These promotions underline our commitment to training and developing our people and we are delighted to see our home grown talent promoted to these senior positions.”

Ogier, Cayman, David Cooney, Bradley Kruger, Michael Killourhy, Simon Schilder, Robert Christie, Christopher Newton, Laurent Thailly, Nick Kershaw

Cayman Funds