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.
Jessica is recognised as an expert in asset recovery.Who's Who Legal, 2019, 2020
Jessica is recommended in the Cayman Islands Dispute Resolution and Trusts/Private Client rankings.Legal 500, 2019
- New Zealand
- Cayman Islands
- University of Otago (LLB)
- University of Otago (BA)
- Institute of Professional Legal Studies, New Zealand