Mr Richard Spencer > Campbells > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Cayman Islands

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Investment Funds




Richard is a partner in the Corporate Department. His practice covers investment funds, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets and corporate finance.

Richard represents hedge fund managers and private equity firms on the structuring, formation, regulation and ongoing operation of Cayman Islands investment funds with a wide array of asset classes, from cryptocurrencies and other digital assets to real estate and debt. He also advises fund investors and service providers on both routine and complex investment fund related matters. Richard advises on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, stock market listings, shareholder arrangements, group reorganisations and downstream transactions. He regularly assists emerging growth companies and established technology companies with their group structuring, offshore IP ownership and fundraising. He also advises clients on a range of finance matters, including fund financing and debt listings on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.


  • AIMA Cayman Executive Committee (Member Representative)
  • Blockchain Association of the Cayman Islands (Founding Director)

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

Campbells’ corporate and commercial practice provides comprehensive advice on complex, cross-border transactions. Practice head Alan Craig is well-known for his expertise in cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions, while Richard Spencer‘s focus is on joint ventures, equity capital markets work and corporate finance issues; newly promoted partner Kristy-Anne Leith is also particularly active in the latter, and she also handles fintech transactions, including blockchain projects. With longstanding experience in advising clients on cross-border transactions, senior associate Kate Hewitson is also highly recommended.