Funds specialist Sophie Reguengo has been promoted to partner in Ogier’s leading Jersey investment fund team. Sophie joins Niamh Lalor and Emily Haithwaite as partners leading the Jersey investment funds team, making Ogier’s the first all-women led investment funds legal team in the Island.
Sophie is a highly experienced investment funds and regulatory lawyer with over 15 years’ industry experience. She is recognised as a “Rising Star” by IFLR1000 and a “Next Generation Lawyer” by Legal 500.
She acts for a wide range of real estate and private equity managers and is an active member of Ogier’s fund finance team. As partner, Sophie will play a central role in Ogier’s funds and regulatory offering.
Sophie is a founding member of Lean In Jersey, and is an advocate for women and equality in the workplace.
Niamh Lalor said: “We are delighted to welcome Sophie to the partnership. Sophie has built an excellent reputation in the industry, renowned for her technical ability and outstanding client services.
“We are committed to developing talent at Ogier and since joining last year, Sophie has been a truly exceptional member of the team. Her promotion is thoroughly well-deserved and I look forward to working with Sophie in her new capacity as partner.”
Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg law. The firm operates in nine jurisdictions in key financial centres and have a presence in the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Tokyo. Ogier is a full-service law firm employing more than 450 people.