Jersey funds and regulatory specialist Emily Haithwaite has joined Ogier as a partner. Emily's wide-ranging investment funds and financial services law experience has brought her recognition from clients and industry alike. Head of Ogier's Jersey funds team, Niamh Lalor, said: "She has an outstanding reputation in her field, named as a Leader by Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR and Citywealth."Emily is a funds heavyweight with almost two decades' experience acting for banks and asset managers in the formation, listing and winding-up of funds, as well as for sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds and investors investing into Jersey funds.Her expertise spans private investment schemes and family office funds to general securities, infrastructure, hedge and private equity funds. Emily also has extensive regulatory experience, having advised many investment, trust company, fund services businesses and directors on their regulatory license applications and ongoing obligations.

Emily is an expert on AIFMD regulation and is an active member of Jersey's AIFMD industry working group. She also participates in other industry groups that consider the impact of international developments on Jersey laws and regulations, with a particular focus on investment structures. Niamh added: "2016 has been a great year for the investment funds team in Ogier, with significant growth in new clients and increased work flows for our regulatory specialists. We are delighted to welcome a partner of Emily's calibre. I, with the rest of our Jersey funds team, am very much looking forward to the opportunities that 2017 presents, including having Emily on board to bring additional strength to our team of experienced practitioners."