Ogier has announced that Shameer Jasani has been appointed as a partner in the Cayman Islands corporate and funds team and Ray Ng has been appointed as a partner and head of litigation for the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Asia.
Jasani joined Ogier in 2007 from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Taylor Wessing in London. A graduate of Cambridge University, he was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2000 and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2007.
Jasani’s practice is focused on investment funds, including hedge funds, funds of funds and private equity funds. He advises investment managers on all aspects of their structuring, formation and ongoing operational requirements. He also regularly advises strategic and seed investors.
In addition to his investment funds practice, Jasani is described as one of Cayman’s leading practitioners on intellectual property law matters and also regularly advises on acquisitions, joint ventures and other corporate law matters.
Ng is a graduate of Durham University. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1987 and practised at the London Bar until he joined Ogier BVI in early 2010.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and his areas of practice are commercial, company, insolvency and trust law. He has broad experience of complex high-value multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes relating to shareholder rights, directors’ duties, corporate governance, cross-border restructuring and insolvency, trusts and commercial fraud.
Ng regularly provides expert opinions on these areas of BVI law and has also appeared as an expert witness in various jurisdictions. He is able to read, write and converse in Mandarin.