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Sean Scott Partner
London
+44 207 842 6085

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.

Expertise

Corporate and Commercial
Cayman Islands
Investment Funds
Islamic Finance

Education & Admissions

Education
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

Publications

On 12 February 2015 the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal handed down its long-awaited judgment in Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd v Peterson and Ekstrom. The case, which measured the liability of directors, sent shock-waves through the funds... 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