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Richard Daggett

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Partner Investment funds


Richard has a broad corporat eifnance practise focusing on offshore propety holding structures, mergers and acquisitions (public and private), IPOs, private equity structures and joint ventures.

Richard is recognised as a leading lawyer in the IFLR 1000 2017.


Richard was admitted as an English solicitor in September 2006 after training with Ogier, having joined the firm directly following his legal studies in September 2004.


Richard received an LLB from University of Durham in 2003 and was awarded his Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Distinction in 2004.

Admitted in:
2009 - Jersey
2006 - England and Wales (not practising)


Banking and finance

Within: Next generation lawyers

Richard Daggett - Ogier

Within: Banking and finance

The Ogier team ‘provides a first-class service, makes itself readily available at short notice and provides concise advice and guidance’. Clients praise ‘bright, approachable and focused’ practice head Katrina Edge, who ‘demonstrates a clear understanding of what clients need’. Especially strong in lender-side real estate financing transactions and acquisition finance, the team was recently bolstered by the arrival of Simon Felton from Mourant Ozannes and the promotion to counsel of Peter Longstaffe. Barclays engaged the group – as well as its Guernsey and BVI counterparts – to advise on its refinancing of Tritax Big Box REIT’s secured syndicated facility, and Bruce MacNeil represented ADEEM in the restructuring of the conventional and shari'ah-compliant financing arrangements provided to certain of its subsidiaries. Richard Daggett, senior associate Chula O’Donoghue and associate Jennifer Cox are also recommended for their ‘conscientiousness and responsiveness’. Other notable clients include the Bank of Montreal, Credit Suisse and HSBC.

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Corporate and commercial

Within: Next generation lawyers

Richard Daggett - Ogier

Within: Corporate and commercial

The corporate and commercial team at Ogier ‘not only has the strongest set of partners, it also has real strength in depth’, according to one client, and ‘has the approach of a Magic Circle firm in London in terms of capability, delivery and client service’. Simon Dinning, who is the global head of the firm’s corporate and commercial offering, ‘is an outstanding source of sound, well-reasoned guidance whether in the midst of a transaction or with ad hoc queries’. EN+ appointed a team comprised of Dinning and managing associate Alexander Curry to oversee its IPO of global depositary receipts listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Also notable was the group’s work for Kennedy-Wilson Holdings with regard to its all-share merger with Kennedy-Wilson Europe Real Estate by way of a Jersey scheme of arrangement. Its enviable client base, including Anglo American, Cinven and Waitrose, also engages the team to handle corporate restructurings, real estate transactions and the establishment of holding structures. The ‘pragmatic, knowledgeable and responsiveRaulin Amy is also a key contact, alongside Richard Daggett and Matthew Shaxson.

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Investment funds

Within: Next generation lawyers

Richard Daggett - Ogier

Within: Investment funds

Ogier is ‘a leading firm in the field of investment funds’ and clients find ‘the team has proven it is the most responsive legal outfit, which provides clients with a valuable edge’. Clients such as Medicxi and Pemberton appointed the group to oversee the establishment of an expert fund and a Jersey private fund, respectively, and the ‘calm-headed and courteousEmily Haithwaite acted for an infrastructure fund in the restructuring of its open-ended investment structure, including the appointment of new service providers and the expansion of its investment horizon. The team is led by Niamh Lalor, who is known as a ‘great communicator and pragmatic attorney’ and guided a number of clients through the launching of their various funds with the support of senior associate Alexandra O'Grady. Counsel Sophie Reguengo recently joined the firm from Walkers Jersey and is also a key contact. Richard Daggett also ‘deserves particular recognition for his availability, precise advice and his understanding of the interactions between Jersey and British law’.

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