Tony Oakes is the head of Ogier’s finance practice in Asia and specialises in banking, capital markets, corporate and commercial transactions, structured finance and restructuring. He was named one of the top 10 offshore lawyers in Asia by Asian Legal Business in its Offshore Client Choice List 2016 and 2017.

Since joining Ogier, Tony has advised on a number of landmark transactions, including the Garuda Indonesia US$500 million sukuk.

Tony started his career at a leading Australian firm in Sydney where he gained broad experience in banking and corporate transactions. He then worked in-house at one of Australia’s largest investment services groups, where he focused on funds establishment and capital markets and structured finance transactions.

Tony then moved to Hong Kong to join a magic circle law firm. There, he advised on capital markets transactions, private equity, structured finance and bank lending.