Jessica Williams

Biography

Jessica Williams is a partner in our Litigation and Insolvency practice group in the Cayman Islands office. She has experience in a broad range of commercial matters.

Before joining us in 2013, Jessica worked at AO Hall in Guernsey, advising on a range of commercial matters, many with a cross-border element. Before moving offshore, Jessica was a litigation lawyer at the Office of Fair Trading and was involved in the bank charges test case, prior to which she practised as a commercial litigator at a New Zealand law firm. Her current expertise includes insolvency and restructuring, trust litigation, financial services litigation, company disputes and fraud and asset tracking.

Her recent experience includes:

  • Advising on a number appraisal arbitrage valuation proceedings, including for one of the world’s biggest producers and suppliers of solar panels.
  • Advising BNP Paribas and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the senior lenders, on the recently completed restructuring of Mongolian Mining Corporation. The restructuring was complex and truly cross border, executed by way of a Cayman Islands provisional liquidation, parallel schemes of arrangement under the laws of the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong, and recognition of the Cayman Islands provisional liquidation proceedings and schemes of arrangement in the United States.

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