New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund law firm Ogier announced today the appointment of Richard de Lacy QC to the role of partner and head of the firm’s Cayman litigation practice, effective 19 March 2012.
“We are delighted to be welcoming someone of Richard’s calibre and expertise to our litigation practice in the Cayman Islands,” said Nick Rogers, Managing Partner, Ogier Cayman. “Richard’s appointment allows us to build on the strong foundation we have established servicing the complex Cayman litigation needs of Ogier’s global client base.”
“I am looking forward to working with the excellent team at Ogier in the Cayman Islands. The Ogier group has a first-rate reputation both in Cayman and globally and I am excited about building on the accomplishments of the Cayman litigation practice.”
Mr. de Lacy will assume his responsibilities from Mr Chris Russell, who will be leaving Ogier after seven years. “We are grateful to Chris for the lasting contribution he has made to Ogier,” said Mr Rogers. “He leaves us with a senior team that is rated among the best litigation practices in Cayman. Richard’s appointment will propel Ogier to the next stage in its success.”
Mr. de Lacy brings 30 years of professional experience in the legal profession, not only as a barrister, but also as an academic and trustee. He joins Ogier from leading chambers 3 Stone Buildings in London, where he developed a distinguished reputation in commercial litigation and insolvency through cases in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.