Robert Farrell > Loeb Smith Attorneys > George Town, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Loeb Smith Attorneys
5th Floor, Zephyr House, 122 Mary Street
George Town
Grand Cayman KY1 1206
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Corporate / Investments Funds / Finance




Robert Farrell is a Partner in Loeb Smith’s Corporate Group, specialising in:

(1) investment funds – formation and launch, portfolio investments and financing;

(2) corporate – cross-border M&A, joint ventures, acquisitions, reorganizations, private equity and merger take privates;

(3) banking and finance – acting for both borrowers and lenders with transactions ranging from international real estate finance and VC, private equity and general corporate and commercial lending; and

(4) commercial – strategic advice on economic substance compliance, consignment agreements, services agreements, IP licensing, and general commercial advisory work.

Robert advises in respect of both Caymans Islands and British Virgin Islands matters.

Robert also has over 12 years’ prior experience as a finance lawyer in the UK, representing senior business leaders and financial institutions, often on high-profile, high-value transactions.

In addition to his legal qualifications, Robert also has qualifications from the London School of Economics & Political Science in Real Estate Economics and Finance.

Recent Articles

Why are Cayman Islands’ foundation companies popular?

Cayman Court makes landmark decision in section 238 fair value dissenting merger/take-private case in Re Limited:

ESG In Finance Transactions and Investment Funds From An Offshore Law Perspective:

Key Features and Benefits of a BVI Approved Fund:




Cayman Islands Attorney

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales (non-practising)


Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB Honours) – University of Leeds, England.

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice – BPP Law School, Leeds, England

Real Estate Economics & Finance – London School of Economics


Diligent, committed and hardworking…totally committed to a first-class service…[and] a high performer who pushes himself considerably“.

Has a can-do attitude that brings matters to conclusion swiftly and to the satisfaction of clients”.

Has a “sensible approach and gives me an informed view. He’s just very easy to work with and has a good understanding of how I work”.

Very impressive on the commercial finance side of transactions“.

Robert Farrell is a highly competent lawyer who’s easy going style belies his all-round experience and ability”.

Praised for his ability to handle complex mandates”.

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Investment funds

Under the leadership of Gary Smith, practitioners at Loeb Smith Attorneys capably advise on the gamut of matters related to offshore investment fund formations and launches involving all asset classes, including public securities, upper mid-market private equity, venture capital, cryptocurrency, and real estate. In team news, January 2023 saw the promotion of Robert Farrell to partner.