Ms Alexandra Woodcock > Mourant > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Mourant
PO BOX 1348, 94 SOLARIS AVENUE
CAMANA BAY
GRAND CAYMAN KY1-1108
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Alexandra is a Partner in our Cayman Islands Corporate and Finance practice and specialises in banking and finance work.

Position

Alexandra frequently advises many of the world’s leading finance institutions and private fund sponsors on the structuring and execution of finance transactions and restructurings involving secured lending to Cayman Islands companies, partnerships and unit trusts (including hedge funds and private equity funds). She has extensive experience on fund finance matters and has worked on some of the largest and most high-profile cross-border consensual restructurings.

Career

Before joining Mourant, Alexandra was Partner at another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands for 12 years.

Prior to moving offshore, she worked at Bingham McCutchen LLP in London.

Memberships

  • Women in Fund Finance (Committee Member of North American Chapter)
  • 100 Women in Finance, Cayman
  • Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association – Education Committee

Education

  • Attorney in the Cayman Islands
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (non-practicing)

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Alexandra WoodcockMourant

Active on both the borrower and lender side, Mourant is instructed by an impressive range of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies, private equity houses and major multinational banks in highly complex financing deals. Key areas of strength include fund financings, equity and debt capital markets work and structured finance deals, especially CLOs, securitisations and warehousing transactions, and restructurings. Responsibility for leading the group is shared between Hayden Isbister and the ‘exceptionalAlexandra Woodcock, both of whom have proven track records in private equity downstream transactions as well as fund-related finance matters. Elsewhere in the team, Neal Lomax, Ramesh Maharaj and Alex Last are highly regarded in the field, while at counsel level, Finn Howie and Andrew Grant regularly provide assistance on the group’s headline transactions.

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

Praised as an ‘absolute pleasure to collaborate and work with‘, the corporate offering at Mourant, which is overseen by Hayden Isbister, handles the full gamut of corporate and commercial work, from major M&A and joint venture transactions to complex regulatory issues, large-scale corporate restructurings and governance issues. Noteworthy names operating within the group are Neal Lomax, who is retained by an assortment of large multinational corporations and international banks; private equity specialist Alex Last; corporate finance expert Alexandra Woodcock; and Ramesh Maharaj, who is noted for his extensive experience handling M&A and finance matters emanating from the precious metals and resources sectors. Additional key practitioners are Catherine Pham and counsel Andrew Grant.