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Sean Scott Partner

London
+44 203 752 3607

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. He is recommended by Legal 500 and Chambers.

Directories

Legal 500, 2016: Sean is described as "extremely well known and respected in the market for his commercial and legal ability".

Chambers: Sean is "exceptional" for his "deep industry knowledge of Cayman Islands fund, banking and corporate matters", says Chambers UK. Sean "can cut to the core of any issue" and provides an "astute and commercial approach" the guide goes on.

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

Expertise

Corporate and Commercial
Cayman Islands
Investment Funds
Islamic Finance
Distressed Funds
Brexit Practice Group

Publications

The requirement to file a separate fund annual return for each sub-fund of a Cayman regulated mutual fund has recently been codified by the approval of the Mutual Funds (Annual Returns) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 (the Regulations). The Regulations... 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