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British Virgin Islands

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Rachael Pape is Counsel in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands.

Rachael has a broad corporate and finance practice with particular expertise in corporate finance and reorganisations, capital markets and investment funds.

Prior to moving to the British Virgin Islands, Rachael worked as an associate in the finance team of Slaughter and May and in the international capital markets (derivatives and structured finance) team of Allen & Overy LLP in London.




  • College of Law, London, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Commendation), 2008
  • University of Oxford, Trinity College, Jurisprudence (MA, Oxon), 2007

Lawyer Rankings

British Virgin Islands > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Rising stars)

Rachael PapeConyers

Under the leadership of ‘pragmatic solution providerRobert Briant, who is skilled in a wide range of financing transactions, Conyers’ team has an enviable track record in the full spectrum of banking, finance and capital market transactions in the BVI. In the capital markets sphere, the key strengths are notes issuances, private placements, share subscriptions and IPOs; Anton Goldstein , in particular, has a strong reputation regionally for his close involvement in many of the BVI’s largest and most complex IPO deals. Promoted to partner in April 2021 partly in recognition of her burgeoning finance capabilities, Audrey Robertson specialises in syndicated loans, refinancings and asset financing matters concerning commercial and private aircraft. Rachael Pape  and Nicholas Kuria, both of whom sit as counsel in the department, provide key supporting roles in corporate finance, capital markets, derivatives and securitisation matters.

British Virgin Islands > Corporate and commercial

Conyers’ corporate practice has a proven track record in the full spectrum of corporate and commercial law work in the BVI, offering ‘extremely commercial and thoughtful strategic advice’. Headed up by Robert Briant , who is ‘a seasoned lawyer with an eye for detail and great communication skills’, the group is often instructed on some of the region’s largest M&A and joint venture transactions in particular. The department has experience in a variety of sectors, and has been especially active in fintech, fitness, food and beverage, marine, shipping, mining, real estate, technology, telecoms, travel and tourism mandates. Key names to note include Audrey Robertson, who was promoted to partner in April 2021, and Anton Goldstein , who concentrates on high-value M&A and private equity work. At the counsel level, Nicholas Kuria and the ‘highly reliableRachael Pape offer crucial support on a wide range of corporate transactions.