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Sean Scott Partner

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Expertise and Professional Background

Sean Scott is a partner in our London office and is part of the team responsible for the firm’s Cayman practice in Europe.

Sean advises on the establishment and maintenance of all types of Cayman Islands hedge, venture capital and private equity funds. He also has extensive experience of a wide range of corporate, banking and finance matters.

Sean has over a decade of offshore funds experience having practiced in Australia, the Channel Islands, Cayman and London, prior to joining Harneys as a Partner in 2012.


Corporate and Commercial
Cayman Islands
Investment Funds
Islamic Finance
Distressed Funds

Education & Admissions

University of Sydney (Postgraduate Diploma in Law) 1996
University of Sydney (B. Ec.) 1992
Bar Admissions
New South Wales 1998
England and Wales 2003
Cayman Islands 2004


On 18 December 2015, the Cayman Islands published a bill for the creation of a new law to permit the formation of a new type of vehicle in the Cayman Islands, a Cayman Islands limited liability company (LLC). On the 8 July 2016 this highly... read more

Latest Deals

Harneys acted as Cayman counsel to Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in connection with their respective senior secured financing commitments for the acquisition of a 50 percent stake in a holding company that... read more


Sean is described as an "excellent professional" and a "Cayman specialist" by Legal 500.