Colin Riegels is the former managing partner of the BVI office and served as the global head of our Banking and Finance practice, advising on a wide range of credit and security issues.
Before joining us, Colin practised as a barrister in London. He served as a judicial assistant to Lord Woolf MR in the English Court of Appeal, and taught law at Oxford University. He has worked on some of the largest financing transactions involving BVI vehicles, including a number of multi-billion US dollar debt financing transactions and joint ventures.
Colin also serves as general editor of British Virgin Islands Commercial Law. He regularly writes for textbooks and periodicals and is a notary public of the British Virgin Islands.
Colin has been ranked for his BVI Corporate & Finance and Anguilla expertise. A source said he is "one of the leading guys".Chambers and Partners, 2019
Colin is ranked as “highly regarded”.IFLR 1000, 2020
Colin is recognised as a “leading individual” in the British Virgin Islands Banking, Finance and Capital Markets rankings.Legal 500, 2020
- England and Wales
- British Virgin Islands
- Hong Kong (not practising)
- Cayman Islands
- University of Oxford (BCL)
- Inns of Court School of Law
- University of Bristol (LLB)