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Investment Funds

Our Investment Funds practice advises on all aspects of the life of a BVI or Cayman fund including formation, restructuring and closure, both in distressed and planned scenarios. Our approach is characterised by excellence, responsiveness and price transparency.

Corporate

Our corporate team excels at complex cross-border transactions involving BVI, Cayman Islands, Bermuda and Cyprus vehicles. Our significant track record includes complex mega-deals, high value private equity transactions, landmark IPOs and the full spectrum of public and private M&A and joint ventures.

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • JVs and shareholder arrangements
  • Public takeovers
  • Equity capital markets
  • Stock exchange listings and offerings
  • Company advice and corporate governance
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganisations
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • Asset sales and disposals
  • Corporate real estate
  • Schemes and plans of arrangement
  • Real estate holding companies
  • Intellectual property and trademarks
  • Corporate services
  • BVI domestic commercial

Banking and Finance

Our banking and finance law practice group has decades of experience in offshore credit and security legal issues relating to debt finance, including loan finance, debt issuance, lease financing, shariah compliant finance, distressed debt and enforcement of security and derivatives.

  • Loan finance
  • Debt capital markets
  • Derivatives
  • Note issuance
  • Security enforcement and distressed debt
  • Asset-based and property finance
  • International project finance
  • Fund finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Islamic finance
  • Structured finance
  • Debt for equity swaps
  • Workouts and enforcement of security
  • Debt recovery
  • BVI domestic banking
  • Preparation and registration of security documents

Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring

We are dominant in offshore litigation, insolvency and restructuring, with a reputation for providing clear, accurate and timely advice to our clients. Our work is almost exclusively connected with high-profile, high-value, multi-jurisdictional disputes and restructurings.

Private Wealth

Clients choose our Private Wealth practice for specialist advice on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Cyprus law. Our internationally acclaimed lawyers are committed to delivering practical solutions to high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, their families and their businesses.

Regulatory and Tax

Our full-service regulatory and tax offering is the only one of its kind in the offshore sector. We advise on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing compliance, financial services regulation, sanctions, tax, tax information exchange and other areas of financial services regulatory law.