Ogier in Jersey has announced the promotion of four senior lawyers in its Corporate and Finance teams.
Chula O’Donoghue, a Jersey Advocate who also trained with Ogier, becomes Counsel. Chula’s primary focus is real estate and corporate finance, acting on a wide range of lender and borrower side financings including some of the firm’s most high profile real estate deals, as well as supporting Ogier’s TISE listings practice. IFLR 1000 2018 refers to Chula as ‘responsive, efficient and technically proficient’.
Julia Keppe becomes managing associate. Julia joined Ogier in 2018, bringing significant experience in managing large, complex lending transactions, spanning multiple jurisdictions in respect of many different types of financing structures and products. She has worked on a number of high profile acquisition financings (on both borrower and lender side deals) and fund financings since her arrival.
Marie-Claire Fudge, who joined Ogier in Jersey as the devastation of Hurricane Irma played out in the BVI, becomes managing associate. An experienced corporate lawyer, she specialises in Jersey and BVI corporate transactions, with a particular interest in private equity, real estate and funds. She is named as a Rising Star by IFLR1000 2019.
Oliver Richardson, whose legal career started at Ogier as a bursary student before he trained and practised at an international law firm, becomes managing associate. Oliver advises many of the world’s leading financial institutions and corporates on a range of high value and complex BVI and Jersey transactions. Oliver is BVI qualified and is part of Ogier’s BVI and Jersey team working in London.
Ogier partner Simon Felton said: “We are very pleased to recognise the commitment and contribution of these key members of our Corporate and Finance teams. Each is known by clients not just for their technical expertise but for their responsiveness and commercial approach.”