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Ogier makes management changes in its Caribbean legal and fiduciary businesses

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Ogier has appointed new managing partners in each of its Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands offices and a new chief executive officer in its fiduciary business in the Cayman Islands.

In the Cayman Islands, Nick Rogers, currently a partner leading Ogier Cayman’s corporate and commercial practice, has been named managing partner of Ogier Cayman’s legal business. Rogers first joined Ogier in the Cayman Islands in 2001 and, after some time with Walkers in Hong Kong and Cayman, rejoined as a partner in 2010.  

Peter Cockhill (pictured), currently managing partner of Ogier Cayman legal business, will reassume his responsibilities as partner and head of Ogier’s global investment funds practice. He has been with Ogier since 1998.

In the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Ray Wearmouth has been named managing partner of Ogier’s BVI legal business. Wearmouth rejoined Ogier from Harneys in the BVI in 2009. Wearmouth succeeds Michael Fay.

Fay will continue to lead the BVI litigation practice and is a member of Ogier’s global litigation team.

Colin MacKay has been appointed as chief executive officer of Ogier Fiduciary Services (Cayman) Limited. MacKay who has been a partner with the firm since 2006 is also the global head of Ogier’s fiduciary funds business, Ogier Fund Services.

Commenting on the appointments, Nick Kershaw, Group Chief Executive, says: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Peter and Michael for their leadership as managing partners of two of our most important legal businesses, and for their ongoing contribution to making Ogier a successful business. I also would like to congratulate Nick, Ray and Colin on their appointments and look forward to working with them as we continue to drive growth across the Ogier Group. "

All of the above changes are effective immediately.


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