Matthew Shaxson > Ogier > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Ogier
44 THE ESPLANADE
ST HELIER
JE4 9WG
Jersey

Work Department

Corporate, Regulatory, Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition Law, Investment Funds.

Position

Matthew has particular experience in acting for bidders or sellers in auction transactions, coordinating multijurisdictional teams and advising on the regulatory challenges that such transactions can present. In addition to specialising in mergers and acquisitions, Matthew also advises on Jersey financial services regulatory and competition law, corporate restructurings, equity and debt fundraisings and general corporate matters.

Since moving to Jersey, Matthew has advised on many of the landscape changing transactions in the Jersey fiduciary sector. He has particular experience in acting for bidders or sellers in auction transactions, coordinating multijurisdictional teams and advising on the regulatory challenges that such transactions can present.

In addition to specialising in M&A, Matthew also advises on Jersey financial services regulatory and competition law, corporate restructurings, equity and debt fundraisings and general corporate matters.

Career

Qualified at a City firm in 1997; Senior Associate Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP 2004-2006; Managing Associate Mourant Ozannes, 2006-2015; joined  Ogier as Partner 2015.

Education

Midhurst Grammar School (1998); University of Exeter (1991 Computer science and psychology); College of Law (1994); admitted in England and Wales 1997 (not practising).

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Corporate and commercial

At the ‘proactive and commercially focused‘ Ogier, Simon Dinning provides both BVI and Jersey law advice on a range of deals, covering both real estate and corporate transactions with a number of mandates structured by way of scheme of arrangement. Raulin Amy‘s recent transactions have included natural resources deals, and Richard Daggett handles a range of work concerning UK real estate, advising a number of Korean investor clients. Matthew Shaxson, who is active in several of these areas, heads the Jersey corporate practice; the group grew at partner level following James Fox‘s arrival from Appleby in March 2020. As far as the more junior bench is concerned, Marie-Claire Fudge, who has BVI expertise, and Alexander Curry, are notable managing associates. Kevin Grové and Amy Garrod are key senior associates.