Ogier is once again the highest ranking law firm in Jersey with seven out of eight service lines receiving Tier One status within the highly regarded Legal 500 Directory, including Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Structure Finance and Securitisation, Employment Law, Private Client, Trusts and Tax, and Commercial Property.

Quotes in the 2010 edition include “impresses with its professional performance”; “in depth knowledge of all the issues”; “open and friendly approach” and “good commercial and technical balance to problem solving”.

Researched annually, the Legal 500 uses various criteria to review the performance of a firm and its practice area teams including: individuals with contacts at, and credibility with, the top clients; in-depth capability beyond star partners; very strong technical ability available for the most complex work; perception in the market; market share; as well as strength, reputation and capacity to handle all client requirements in an area, e.g. international offices / connections. The client research undertaken comprises qualitative and quantitative analysis gathered from standard-form questionnaires and interviews.