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Collas Crill boost fund and corporate offering with new partner

November 2011

Channel Islands law firm Collas Crill has appointed a new partner to its Jersey-based Corporate and Commercial team.

Mark Rawlins has considerable experience in offshore funds and corporate work, having spent the past 12 years acting for private equity funds, hedge funds and cross-border investment and finance structures.

He also has significant experience with offshore capital markets transactions and aviation financing. Mark's experience spans from start-up operations to multi-billion dollar transactions and re-structurings.

He joins Collas Crill's busy and expanding team in Jersey headed by Paul Wilson.

Joint managing partner Kathryn Purkis said: "We are delighted with Mark's addition to our funds and corporate department. His expertise and experience provide additional strength and depth to our investment funds services. Together with funds specialist Adrian Odell, we now have a formidable team in the investment funds market."

One client firm said of Mark: "He is not only a superb technical lawyer but also has sound judgement, a great commercial sense and can be expected to routinely come up with creative solutions to difficult problems, often spontaneously."

Mark was most recently an associate partner at Maples and Calder in Cayman, where he lived for nine years. He trained and worked at the London magic circle firm Linklaters and also has in-house experience, gained in his role at design and engineering firm Ove Arup.

Of his new appointment Mark said: "Collas Crill is an ambitious firm combining a strong vision and first rate culture with legal excellence. It is proudly client focused, innovative and forward looking. With the continued gravitation toward well regulated international financial centres such as Jersey and Guernsey, I am looking forward to assisting both the firm and our clients grow and prosper in these jurisdictions."

Mark is a graduate of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and completed his Common Professional Exam and Law Society Finals at the College of Law in London. He was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1995 and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2002.


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