Three senior promotions at Ogier

04 Apr, 2013

Ogier has announced the promotion of three of its senior lawyers.  Bryon Rees was promoted to Managing Associate and Robert Macredie and Sally Peedom were promoted to Senior Associates.

 

Progression to the roles of Managing and Senior Associate is recognition of certain competencies, expertise and all round abilities, such as managing teams whilst providing consistent levels of high quality legal advice, and demonstrating commitment to the growth and development of the firm.

 

Bryon Rees has been with Ogier since 2005 and advises on investment funds and corporate matters. He has advised on some high profile Guernsey transactions during his time here, most recently the launch of the US$5.5 billion Guernsey investment fund, Coller International Partners VI.  Bryon was admitted in South Africa in 2002 and in England and Wales in 2010.

 

Robert Macredie advises international and Guernsey clients on corporate, finance and investment fund matters. Recently Robert advised Swiss private banking group EFG International on its successful Basel III-compliant notes issue. Robert joined Ogier in 2011, having previously practised in the corporate transactions group at Baker & McKenzie in Sydney, Australia. Robert was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand in 2002 and was subsequently admitted in Australia in 2004. 

 

Sally Peedom part of the Litigation team and joined the firm in 2010. Sally’s practice covers complex commercial litigation matters including cases involving contentious insolvency matters, share disputes, investment fund and trust disputes and construction disputes.  Sally joined the firm from Minter Ellison Lawyers and qualified in Australia in 2000. 

 

William Simpson, Managing Partner of Ogier in Guernsey, said:

 

“These senior roles at our firm take a lot of hard-work and commitment, and a touch of the X factor, to achieve that status. Bryon, Robert and Sally have all done extremely well and the partnership is delighted to see them promoted.”

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