Ellie Crespi > Collas Crill > Tortola, British Virgin Islands > Lawyer Profile

Collas Crill
125 MAIN STREET
P.O.BOX 144, ROAD TOWN
TORTOLA
British Virgin Islands

Work Department

Corporate, Finance and Funds

Position

Managing Partner, Head of Corporate, Finance and Funds in BVI.

Ellie practises BVI and Cayman laws and advises on all elements of corporate, capital markets and banking transactions as well as restructurings. Her clients include leading onshore law firms, private equity investors, major international financial institutions, listed and private companies and British Virgin Islands statutory and public bodies. 

Ellie has been practising since 2006 and has built a global client base, advising on top-ticket corporate, finance and capital markets transactions in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Her experience practising and living in Western Europe, the CIS, Asia and the Caribbean brings a nuanced cultural understanding to complex, cross-border transactions with global stakeholders.

Career

Trainee, CMS Morgan McKenna, 2006-2008, London
Associate, Allen & Overy, 2008-2012, Moscow, Hong Kong
Partner, Harneys, 2013-2021, Hong Kong, BVI

Ellie joined Collas Crill in 2021.

Languages

German, Russian, French

Memberships

BVI Bar Association
Law Society of England and Wales

Education

College of Law, PgDL, Law, 2003-2004
Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, LPC, Law, 2004-2005
Oxford University, Master of Arts (MA) English Language and Literatuire/Letters, 2000-2003