The team have extensive experience structuring, negotiating and completing complex financing transactions on behalf of our clients, including companies seeking to borrow capital or issue securities and financial institutions and investment funds serving as lenders and purchasers. We advise on public offerings, public mergers and acquisitions debt and equity financings and private placements. Working closely with our Dispute Resolution team, we also provide advice to companies facing financial difficulties and those considering restructuring and/or refinancing their business. We have extensive knowledge of insolvency proceedings and the co-ordination with onshore proceedings such as Chapter 11 in US.

Our team advise domestic and international clients from a range of industry sectors, with particular emphasis on financial services, insurance, technology and telecommunications, oil and gas, and natural resources, retail and manufacturing. We have offices in ten highly regarded, well-regulated global locations, operating in nine and practicing 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.

Our expert team provide advice on all aspects of the law including:

  • Corporate restructurings (including reorganisation, separation and integration post M&A)
  • Disposals
  • Equity and debt capital markets transactions
  • Fundraisings
  • Joint ventures, including governance and shareholder/investor rights
  • Listing companies on internationally recognised stock exchanges and on domestic stock exchanges in our jurisdictions
  • MBOs and MBIs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity transactions and investments
  • Public and private offerings of equity and debt securities
Our Experts

Brad Adderley

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3243
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Cameron Adderley

Managing Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5790
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Alan Bossin

Chief Operating Officer: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3536
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David Bulley

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2796
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Chris Cheng

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5719
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Tim Faries

Managing Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3216
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James Gaudin

Managing Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 337
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Andrew Jowett

Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5316
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Judy Lee

Asia Group Head | Partner: Hong Kong

T +852 2905 5737
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Jacob MacAdam

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2016
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Garry Manley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 638
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Claire Milne WS

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 698
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Malcolm Moller

Managing Partner: Mauritius, Seychelles, Shanghai

T +230 203 4301
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Steven Rees Davies

Partner, Joint Global Head of Technology & Innovation: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3296
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Liesl Richter

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2728
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Kyle Sutherland

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 653
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Juan Thornley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 623
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Robert Varley

Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5337
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Andrew Weaver

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 230
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Jerome Wilson

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3559
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Tonesan Amissah

Managing Director: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3302
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Simon Harding

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 652
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Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5318
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Jeremy Berchem

Office Managing Group Partner*: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 601
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David Clark

Partner: Bermuda, BVI

T +1 441 298 3583
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Juliette Ally

Counsel: Seychelles

T +248 4295 289
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Vincent Chan

Counsel: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5759
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Manisha Lallah

Counsel: Mauritius

T +230 203 4319
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Muhammad Aadil Koomar

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4321
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Alexandra Dernie (née Watterson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 972
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Helen Fretwell (née Jackson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 963
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Rebecca Jack

Senior Associate: BVI

T +1 284 393 5346
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Katherine Johnson

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 971
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Kevin McQuillan

Senior Associate: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 367
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Farzanah Nawool

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 405 4344
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Ashley Oogorah

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4311
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Nicole Sorbie

Associate*: Guernsey

T +44 (0) 1481 755 611
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Stuart Tyler

Partner: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 606
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