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O'Neal Webster

COMMERCE HOUSE, 181 MAIN STREET, P.O. BOX 961, ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA VG1110, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
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London, New York, Tortola

Christopher Simpson

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Work +284 494 5808
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O'Neal Webster

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds.

Position

Counsel.

Career

Christopher Simpson joined O'Neal Webster in 2010 and his practice focuses primarily on banking and finance and corporate and commercial law where he advises a client base of leading financial institutions, corporations and law firms on all aspects of corporate finance including bilateral and syndicated loans, bond issues, project finance, property financing, joint ventures, initial public offerings, private placements, mergers, arrangements, corporate restructuring, project finance, special purpose vehicles for tax or corporate structures, investment funds and general aspects of banking and corporate law. Christopher is regularly instructed by leading law firms, financial institutions and corporations on high value banking and corporate transactions. Over the course of his career, Christopher has been involved in numerous IPOs, including on AIM, TSX, NASDAQ, SGX and the LSE. He has also been involved in ground breaking deals including one of the first ever court approved corporate arrangement schemes in the BVI and most recently he was involved in one of the largest single asset real estate financings in China.

Education

Christopher is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica. He is also a graduate of the University of London where he obtained a LLM in International Business Law. Prior to joining O'Neal Webster, Christopher practised at Harney Westwood & Riegels for several years in both their BVI and Hong Kong offices. Christopher was admitted in the British Virgin Islands in 2001 and was registered as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong in 2006.


British Virgin Islands

Corporate and commercial

Within: Corporate and commercial

O'Neal Webster 'always provides excellent service; the work ethic of the firm, especially in terms of turnaround times, is also exemplary'. The practice is noted for corporate formation, restructuring, M&A, and regulatory advice during cross-border deals. Recently appointed managing partner Vanessa King heads the corporate and commercial department. Christopher Simpson acted as BVI Counsel to the Nasdaq-listed SBA Communications, a large owner and operator of wireless communication infrastructure, on the acquisition of certain towers in Columbia. Kerry Anderson heads the investment funds and regulatory team.

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