Nicholas Kuria > Conyers > Tortola, British Virgin Islands > Lawyer Profile

Conyers
COMMERCE HOUSE, WICKHAMS CAY 1
PO BOX 3140, ROAD TOWN
TORTOLA, VG1110
British Virgin Islands

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Counsel

Career

Nicholas Kuria is Counsel in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands.

His practice includes many aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and corporate governance.

Nicholas advises a range of clients with a particular focus on the technology, media and telecommunications, financial services and insurance sectors. He has spent time on secondment with the mergers and acquisitions team of British Telecommunications plc in London, UK.

He acts for public and private companies, insurers, brokers and financial institutions and has worked with infrastructure funds in relation to the funding of digital telecommunications companies in the UK. Nicholas also acts on cross-border transactions, both in mergers and acquisitions as well as joint ventures, in a variety of industry sectors.

Education

Education

  • Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2005
  • Nottingham Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2004
  • University of Reading, BSc, International Securities, Investment and Banking, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2007

Lawyer Rankings

British Virgin Islands > Corporate and commercial

(Rising stars)

Nicholas Kuria – Conyers

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.

British Virgin Islands > Banking, finance and capital markets

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.