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Mourant Ozannes

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Mourant Ozannes

'On top of many clients' list', Mourant Ozannes' 'excellent, pragmatic and commercial team is very responsive and knowledgeable'. The BVI and Cayman Islands team in London comprises lawyers specialising in corporate, finance, funds and international trusts and private client, with a client base ranging from high-net-worth individuals to global banks, industrial groups, trust companies and investment funds. Active clients of the group include Butterfield Trust (Cayman), Deutsche Bank, Intertrust, Julius Baer, Northern Trust, Rothschild Trust (Guernsey) and Trust Corporation International. London managing partner Robert Duggan is 'excellent technically, practical and commercial, as well as being  incredibly knowledgeable on fund finance'. Others single out Duggan as being 'one of only a handful of excellent Cayman fund finance lawyers and his presence in London is extremely helpful from a logistical perspective'. Also highly rated is the firm's international trusts and private client specialist Tony Pursall, who is a BVI and Cayman Islands trusts and private client lawyer,  whose practice focuses on advisory and transactional work for both trustees and private clients; he is also experienced in advising on matters involving London, Europe and the Middle East, and has a growing Asian practice. Growth in the team included the promotion of Chinyin Johnston to partner from counsel; Johnston is a specialist banking and finance lawyer who regularly advises on acquisition and leveraged finance, asset finance, debt restructuring, and derivatives and structured products, as well as insolvency and security enforcement, project finance and real estate finance. Other notable advisers are senior associate Hannah Crews , who focuses her practice on fund establishment work as well as corporate and financial transactions undertaken by investment managers; while the key associates are Robin Gibb, whose practice encompasses banking and finance, financial regulation and investment funds work; and Marianne Wilson, who frequently advises banks, borrowers and arrangers and joined the London  BVI and Cayman Islands corporate team from the firm's BVI office.

Leading individuals

Robert Duggan - Mourant Ozannes

Next generation lawyers

Chinyin Johnston - Mourant Ozannes

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