Robert DugganManaging Partner, London

Robert Duggan

'An excellent lawyer who delivers great quality work products on time'


I’m the Managing Partner of our London office and specialise in all areas of corporate, banking and finance work.

I’ve established corporate finance and financial regulatory practices, and regularly advise on the establishment and operation of investment funds in the Cayman Islands.

Before joining Mourant Ozannes, I worked at Walkers and at Slaughter and May in London.

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted as a Cayman Islands Attorney
  • Solicitor, England (currently non-practising)

What the directories say

The "fabulous" Robert Duggan specialises in Cayman work and is well known across the market for his work in establishing and managing funds in addition to providing representation for banks and financial institutions. Clients report that "he is well respected and very helpful in navigating complex legal issues." Chambers and Partners 2019.

Robert Duggan is 'excellent technically, practical and commercial, as well as being incredibly knowledgeable on fund finance'. Others single out Duggan as being 'one of only a handful of excellent Cayman fund finance lawyers and his presence in London is extremely helpful from a logistical perspective'. Legal 500 UK 2018.

'One of the best lawyers in the investment fund space', 'gets to the heart of complex issues quickly and provides clear and constructive commercial solutions', Chambers and Partners UK, 2017.

'A client states that 'Robert is clearly very knowledgeable and has a deep range of experience. Many times his first response has proved to be correct against what other parties have claimed',' Chambers UK, 2016.

'Robert Duggan 'is one of the best for Cayman work. He is sophisticated,' explains an interviewee,' Chambers UK, 2015. Robert is ranked for Cayman Islands Law.

'Robert Duggan, the managing partner of the London office, advises on the establishment and operation of investment funds in the Cayman Islands. His practice is known to have 'a profound commercial awareness that separates him from most', as well as being 'receptive and user friendly',' Who's Who Legal: Private Funds, 2015.

Legal 500 UK, 2015, recommends Robert and describes him as 'commercial, bright and unfailingly courteous'.

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Chambers & Partners


Recent publication | 12 December 2018

Cayman amends AML/CFT Guidance Notes


Recent publication | 27 September 2018

Changes to AML officer deadlines for Cayman investment funds