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1 Cayman Financial Centre, 36A Dr. Roy's Drive P.O. Box 2510, Grand Cayman KY1-1104, CAYMAN ISLANDS
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Cayman Islands

Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries' 'super-responsive team solves problems' thanks to expertise spanning M&A, private equity, start-ups and disposals, joint ventures, group reorganisations, the incorporation of corporate vehicles,  schemes of arrangement, and cryptocurrency and blockchain technology work. Managing director Chris Humphries heads up the corporate team and has a range of experience across private equity mandates, joint ventures, M&A and general corporate matters. Chairman Andrew Hersant is also highly regarded. Aaron Walker departed to Mourant Governance Services.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries focuses on commercial, insurance and insolvency related disputes, and has been particularly active in disputes involving director duties issues, schemes of arrangement and voluntary liquidation matters. Practice head Richard Annette made partner in 2018.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries' key areas of expertise span fund formation and structuring work, cryptocurrency investments, and the Cayman aspects of fund and portfolio transactions. The 'very commercial practice' also assists smaller clients and fund managers with preparing fund documents, and advises on fund restructurings and regulatory matters. Chris Humphries leads the funds department, which also fields chairman Andrew Hersant. Aaron Walker joined Mourant Governance Services.

Leading individuals

Chris Humphries - Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries regularly advises on the purchase, sale and development of commercial and residential properties in Cayman encompassing hotels, large commercial buildings and multi-unit residential developments. The team also assists with financing matters, leases and tenancy issues. Local business head Buck Grizzel is the main adviser.

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Cayman Islands

Offices in Grand Cayman

Legal Developments by:
Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

  • Economic Substance Requirements - Fund Managers

    The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 (the “ES Law”) came into effect in the Cayman Islands on 1 January 2019, requiring in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have demonstrable economic substance in the Cayman Islands.
    - Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries

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