We have one of the world’s largest offshore regulatory and compliance teams, comprised of experts who not only have first hand knowledge of local regulation, but who have in many cases, helped to shape it. In addition, our team are skilled at putting technical regulatory information and decision-making in a commercial context, and clients know that we can assemble the team to deliver an international service, quickly and seamlessly.

Our team covers all key areas of business and financial services regulation including compliance, corporate governance, regulatory and risk advisory services. We have offices in ten highly regarded, well-regulated global locations, operating in nine and practising 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 regulatory disputes practice handles all aspects of this increasingly contentious environment, and our team of highly-experienced experts can assist with regulatory investigations across business sectors and across national borders. We have a global network of first-class advisers on hand as part of our offshore regulatory and compliance team, ready to help clients not only in their interactions with the regulators, but also in dealing with exposure to civil, criminal and administrative sanctions should they arise.

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We regularly advise clients including financial institutions, global corporations, professional and public bodies on a wide range of regulatory issues.

We believe that an informed client is an empowered client. We deliver regular updates to our clients and industry on proposed or implemented amendments to statutes and regulations and more importantly, how they can impact client business.

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption
  • Competition Law
  • Data Protection
  • e-gaming
  • Financial services regulation
  • New Business Activities
  • Regulatory Training
  • Risk Management & Compliance
  • Sanctions & Export Controls
  • Telecommunications regulation
Our Experts

Juan Thornley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 623
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Sailaja Alla

Partner: Cayman Islands

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Alan Bossin

Chief Operating Officer: Bermuda

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Michael Cushing

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 395
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Richard Field

Partner: Guernsey

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Andrew Jowett

Partner: BVI

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Jacob MacAdam

Partner: Cayman Islands

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Garry Manley

Partner: Isle of Man

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Claire Milne WS

Partner: Isle of Man

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Sally Penrose

Partner: Bermuda

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Malcolm Moller

Managing Partner: Mauritius, Seychelles, Shanghai

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Steven Rees Davies

Partner, Joint Global Head of Technology & Innovation: Bermuda

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Fraser Robertson

Group Partner: Jersey

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Andrew Weaver

Partner: Jersey

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Anthony Williams

Partner: Guernsey

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Andrew Willins

Partner: BVI

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Jerome Wilson

Partner: Bermuda

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Simon Harding

Partner: Isle of Man

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Richard Sheldon

Group Partner*: Guernsey, Jersey

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Juliette Ally

Counsel: Seychelles

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Matthew Carr

Counsel: Bermuda

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Manisha Lallah

Counsel: Mauritius

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Robyn Wood

Counsel: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 644
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Muhammad Aadil Koomar

Senior Associate: Mauritius

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Katherine Johnson

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 971
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Farzanah Nawool

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 405 4344
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Stuart Tyler

Partner: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 606
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