We provide advice to major banks and financial institutions, ship and aircraft owners, lessors, and lessees and have deep and trusted relationships with numerous international law firms, shipping groups and financial institutions around the world.

We have offices in ten highly regarded, well-regulated global locations and practise the laws of eight jurisdictions. Our office locations include the key international jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, and the Seychelles, as well as the international financial centres of Hong Kong and Shanghai.

The team have extensive experience in advising in all aspects of the law, including:

Banking

  • Syndicated letter-of-credit facilities in support of insurance/reinsurance and capital market liability
  • Onshore lending secured by a portfolio of securities offshore with or without custodial obligations
  • Trade finance
  • Reviewing facility and security documentation
  • Financing power projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America; telecommunications ventures in South America; and oil and gas projects in a number of countries

Ship & Aircraft Registration and Finance

  • Loan credit facility agreements and security documentation
  • High-yield debt offerings
  • Syndicated (secured) loan transactions
  • Off-balance-sheet structures
  • Lease agreements
  • Asset securitisation structures and Islamic financing structures
  • Financing for the sale and acquisition of vessels
  • Registration of ships and aircraft across specified international jurisdictions
  • Public equity offerings
  • Joint venture structures
  • Operating and finance lease structures
  • Financing of aircraft acquisitions

Asset Backed Finance

  • Acting for lenders and borrowers
  • Advising in connection with the formation of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) and various security, priority/subordination agreements

Project & Infrastructure Finance

  • Finance and structuring of major energy and infrastructure projects, including power projects, telecommunications ventures and oil and gas projects
  • Joint venture structures
Our Experts

David Bulley

Managing Partner, Head of Restructuring and Corporate: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 6201 3662
E Email David

Fiona Chan

Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5760
E Email Fiona

Vincent Chan

Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5759
E Email Vincent

James Gaudin

Managing Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 337
E Email James

Andrew Jowett

Group Partner: BVI

T +44 (0) 1534 818057 and +1 284 393 5316
E Email Andrew

Clive Langley

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3202
E Email Clive

Jacob MacAdam

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2016
E Email Jacob

Garry Manley

Partner, Head of Corporate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 638
E Email Garry

Malcolm Moller

Group Managing Partner: Mauritius, Seychelles

T +230 203 4301
E Email Malcolm

Lorinda Peasland

Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5761
E Email Lorinda

Juan Thornley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 623
E Email Juan

Andrew Weaver

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 230
E Email Andrew

Jerome Wilson

Partner, Head of Technology & Innovation: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3559
E Email Jerome

Benjamin Woolf

Partner: Cayman Islands

T + 1 345 814 2006
E Email Benjamin

Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5318
E Email Jeffrey

Jeremy Berchem

Group Partner*: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 601
E Email Jeremy

David Clark

Partner: Bermuda, BVI

T +1 441 298 3583
E Email David

Juliette Ally

Counsel: Seychelles

T +248 4295 289
E Email Juliette

Tom Brook

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 624
E Email Tom

Adam Johnson

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2983
E Email Adam

Manisha Lallah

Counsel: Mauritius

T +230 203 4319
E Email Manisha

Robyn Wood

Counsel: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 644
E Email Robyn

Alexandra Dernie (née Watterson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 972
E Email Alexandra

Eleanor Harding

Counsel: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 690
E Email Eleanor

Ida Nylund

Counsel: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5709
E Email Ida

Ashley Oogorah

Counsel: Mauritius

T +230 203 4311
E Email Ashley

Stuart Tyler

Partner: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 606
E Email Stuart

Angelina Wong

Associate: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5713
E Email Angelina

Fanny Or

Legal Manager: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5726
E Email Fanny

Denise Tse

Legal Manager: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5764
E Email Denise

Cissy Chan

Legal Executive: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5754
E Email Cissy

Billy Li

Legal Executive: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5729
E Email Billy

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