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Investment Funds

Our Investment Funds practice advises on all aspects of the life of a BVI, Cayman, Cyprus or Luxembourg 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, Luxembourg 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.

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 and Insolvency

We are offshore litigation and insolvency specialists, with a team which spans the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai and Singapore. We provide clear, timely and innovative solutions for our clients in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Restructuring

Our dedicated Global Restructuring group is the first amongst offshore law firms to offer specialist expertise required to navigate the complexities which can arise for a distressed company in a cross-border environment.

  • Debt and equity rescheduling and refinancing
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • Distressed funds advice
  • Office holders’ conduct, powers and regulation
  • Out-of-court restructurings and refinancings
  • Contingency planning and implementation
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Security enhancement and prioritisation
  • Debt for equity swaps
  • Recognition and joint protocol proceedings
  • Workouts and enforcement of security
  • Liquidations
  • Takeovers

Private Wealth

Clients choose our Private Wealth practice for specialist advice on British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg 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.