Ogier has announced that Partner Simon Schilder has relocated from the BVI office to the Jersey office to further strengthen the European funds team and also assist in responding to increasing client demand for BVI services in the European time zone.  Simon’s practice covers investment funds, cross border and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, equity capital markets including listings of special purpose acquisition companies and joint ventures.

Simon joins Ogier’s funds team in Jersey, adding additional Partner capability.  Whilst now based in Jersey, Simon continues to remain involved with Ogier’s BVI office and will continue to advise North American funds clients in relation to BVI law.

Global Managing Partner, Nick Kershaw said “Simon’s Investment Funds expertise strengthens the European Funds team and we are delighted to welcome him to Jersey.  2015 is set to be a good year for our Funds team with Niamh Lalor and Matthew Shaxson’s appointment as Partners last year and new Associates also joining the team.”