Senior transactional partner relocates to BVI

Harneys is pleased to announced that Ellie Crespi has relocated to its BVI office. Ellie was formerly based in Hong Kong where she was a partner in the Banking and Finance practice group. Ellie has a wide range of experience in corporate finance transactions and restructuring. She joined Harneys in 2013 from Allen & Overy, and is qualified in the BVI, Hong Kong and England and Wales (non-practising). 

Commenting on the move, BVI Managing Partner Colin Riegels said “Ellie has been a big part of the Harneys Asia growth story over the past 6 years. She is a formidable lawyer, who will add significant experience and leadership to our BVI based team.”

Ellie's current practice specialises in debt and equity financing under BVI and Cayman law. She also advises on financial and corporate restructurings and distressed debt, as well as a wide range of general corporate matters including statutory mergers, arrangements and continuations. Her expertise extends to both established and emerging markets.

Ellie speaks French, Italian and Russian.