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89 NEXUS WAY, CAMANA BAY, GRAND CAYMAN KY1-9007, CAYMAN ISLANDS
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www.ogier.com
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Jennifer Fox

Tel:
Work +1 345 815 1879
Email:
Web:
www.ogier.com/people/jennifer-fox
Ogier

Work Department

Managing Associate Trusts Advisory Group

Position

Jennifer has practised offshore since 2008 and specialises in complex and high value international commercial litigation and contentious trusts matters. She is a fraud expert who is skilled in obtaining all forms of pre-action relief and devising and implementing asset-tracing and recovery strategies.    

Jennifer acts for all participants in the offshore financial services market including insolvency office holders, investment managers and directors, creditors and shareholders, and parties to large scale commercial litigation.  She also regularly advises and acts for beneficiaries along with trustees and other fiduciaries.

A number of Jennifer's prominent matters at Ogier include: acting for a major international investment bank on claims alleging fraud in connection with the sale of complex financial derivatives backed by residential mortgages; advising and acting for the directors and investment managers of distressed funds; acting for  Goldman Sachs in contentious winding up proceedings related to a syndicated loan; advising on take private transactions and shareholder squeeze-out provisions; and advising on the bribery and corruption laws of the Cayman Islands and the BVI in connection with a US governmental investigation.

Career

Jennifer originally trained as an advocate and was a junior barrister at the English Bar before moving offshore. Prior to re-joining Ogier she was employed at another leading offshore law firm.

Member

Jennifer is a qualified Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP) and is a honourary member of the Chancery Bar Association. She regularly contributes articles to legal journals and publications and gives presentations on matters relating to her practice areas.

Education

She has a First Class Bachelor of Laws degree (with Honours) from Keele University and completed her Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law in London as a Major and Pegasus Scholar of the Inner Temple.

Admitted in:
2009 - Cayman Islands
2008 - British Virgin Islands (not practising)
2004 - England and Wales (not practising)


Cayman Islands

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Ogier 'provides sensible pragmatic service, and fields good people to work alongside'. The team is known for its work in restructuring and insolvency; private equity, funds and corporate disputes; and breach of trust claims and administrative applications. It also acts in Companies Law section 238 fair-value disputes; it advised all nine dissenting shareholders of E-Commerce China Dangdang in a petition for payment of fair value of their shares following a buy-out transaction by the majority shareholders. Marc Kish is restructuring and insolvency head for Caribbean and Asia, Rachael Reynolds is dispute resolution head for Caribbean and Asia, and Ulrich Payne is 'hands-on, realistic and sensitive to the equities of cases, while profoundly understanding the local courts and the appeals process'. The managing associates to note are William Jones and Jennifer Fox, the latter rejoining the Cayman office from Walkers BVI, while Shaun Maloney is a key senior associate. Former senior associate Paul Murphy left for an in-house role.

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Trusts/private client

Within: Trusts/private client

Ogier's Cayman private client and trusts team team is 'responsive, meticulous and knowledgeable'; it has extensive experience in establishing sophisticated structures for succession purposes, asset protection and family governance. Typical work includes advising on Cayman STAR Trusts, charitable and non-charitable purpose trusts, BVI VISTA Trusts and estate planning. Other areas of strength are foundation and private trust companies, offshore relocations and regulatory issues. Giorgio Subiotto heads the firm’s private client and trusts group in Cayman, and Anthony Partridge specialises in non-contentious private trust matters and wealth structuring for institutional trustees and high-net-worth individuals, together with all related regulatory work and cross-border succession matters. Partridge has particular expertise in resealing foreign grants in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. Rachael Reynolds' practice regularly involves trust disputes. Fraser Allister is a key senior associate; managing associate Jennifer Fox rejoined the Cayman office from Walkers BVI.

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