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Ogier Cayman Adds New Lawyer to its Private Wealth Practice

April 2012

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Ogier announced today the appointment of David Cooney, TEP CTA to its private wealth practice.

Mr. Cooney brings extensive experience to Ogier Cayman, including advising on trust and trust administration, estate administration, wills and tax planning.  He joins Ogier from Gorvins in Manchester, where he was the partner in charge of their wills, trusts and probate team and led a number of client mandates across the trust sector.

"As a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a UK Chartered Tax Advisor, David is a valuable addition to our growing international business." said Giorgio Subiotto, Partner, Ogier Cayman, with whom Mr Cooney will work closely.  "We have been engaged in substantive mandates and David's arrival has come at an ideal time.  We look forward to integrating his strengths and experiences with those of our existing team to further enhance our client offering."

About Ogier's Private Wealth Practice

Ogier's Private Wealth practice team works for trust companies and private clients in all major offshore locations. The contentious and non-contentious members of the team continue to build on their substantial knowledge and experience in key private client locations; Jersey, Guernsey, BVI, Cayman and Hong Kong.  In addition to specialist trust drafting, the team has developed sophisticated foundation family partnership and unit trust products.  The practice has steadily grown in strength and depth, evidenced by recently being shortlisted for the STEP Private Client Awards 2011 for Owner-Managed Trust Team of the Year.

About Ogier

Ogier is the only offshore firm offering legal and fiduciary services that has a substantive presence in the four leading offshore centres:  the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey.  Ogier Cayman has a staff of 124 and offers a full range of offshore legal and fiduciary services to clients around the world.

NOTE TO EDITORS:   A biography and photo of David Cooney is available by accessing
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For More Information:
Claire Lloyd-Hickey
+1 (345) 815-1892
claire.lloyd-hickey@ogier.com


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