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Collas Crill

ZEPHYR HOUSE, MARY STREET, PO BOX 709 GT, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS
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www.card.com.ky
Grand Cayman, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola

Cayman Islands

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Collas Crill

Collas Crill is regularly instructed by large law firms on debt and equity financings as well as on fund finance. The team recently acted for Albaugh as Cayman counsel on its refinancing with HSBC Bank, USA. Managing partner Alan de Saram is a key contact.

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Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 3

Collas Crill

Collas Crill's 'very good team is highly responsive and knowledgeable'. It acts for major corporates, private equity firms, financial institutions, and large law firms on M&A involving listed companies. It also assists listed companies and funds with corporate governance issues, director duties and liabilities, and shareholder meetings. Stephen Nelson advised Cirtek Holdings Philippines on its acquisition of Quintel Cayman, by way of statutory merger with Cirtek Cayman. Cayman managing partner Alan de Saram is 'reactive and flexible', and the 'experienced' Joss Morris is 'attuned to clients’ needs'. Aoife Madden is a notable associate.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Collas Crill

Collas Crill's Stephen Leontsinis heads a team of commercial litigators who specialise in contentious insolvency and restructuring matters, trust disputes, fraud and asset-tracing, funds and financial services litigation, and contract and shareholder disputes. It acted for the dissenting creditor in the proposed restructuring of Ocean Rig and its subsidiaries, which raised issues regarding appropriate composition of creditor classes in inter-conditional schemes, as well as the fairness of such schemes. Matthew Dors was made partner; Jennifer Colegate is a key senior associate.

Leading individuals

Stephen Leontsinis - Collas Crill

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 4

Collas Crill

Collas Crill particularly stands out for its work in the sub-$1bn fund range. The team is also noted for its emerging markets experience on the fund formation side and its advice to institutional investors on the investor-side; it also recently developed a strong practice advising clients globally on the establishment and launch of cryptocurrency funds. 'Providing invaluable advice', Alan Desaram is the Cayman office managing partner and head of the corporate and commercial and investment fund departments. Joss Morris, Stephen Nelson and associate Aoife Madden are also key team members.

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