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Guy Cowen - Senior Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Insolvency & Restructuring

Guy Cowan

Partner
Guy is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring Group. He completed his training and qualified as a solicitor at the global law firm DLA Piper, before moving to the Cayman Islands and joining Campbells in July 2011. He specialises in advising stakeholders, financial institutions, independent directors and insolvency practitioners in relation to solvent and insolvent liquidations, shareholder disputes and other financial services litigation. He is a Fellow of INSOL International.
Alan Craig - Partner, Campbells Cayman Islands - Corporate Law

Alan Craig

Managing Partner, Head of Corporate
Alan is managing partner and head of our Corporate Department, where he specialises in the establishment of venture capital funds and related investment vehicles and the structuring and licensing of insurance companies. His practice also includes advising on cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions. Alan was admitted as an attorney in the Cayman Islands in 1999 and joined Campbells in 2009.

Liam Faulkner

Partner
Liam is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group where he specialises in cross-border insolvency, restructuring and litigation, with extensive experience in shareholder and investment fund disputes. He joined Campbells in 2015, having previously worked in the British Virgin Islands and London. As part of his practice, Liam advises on both Cayman Islands and BVI law and maintains a practicing certificate in both jurisdictions. Liam has considerable experience of disputes arising out of Hong Kong and the PRC having spent two years practicing in Campbells’ Hong Kong office.

Shaun Folpp

Managing Partner, Hong Kong
Shaun is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group and Managing Partner of our Hong Kong Office. He has extensive experience acting both for and against insolvency practitioners in all forms of external administrations, as well as acting for parties involved in general commercial, financial services and trust disputes, and has been involved in many of the largest offshore disputes to come before the courts of the BVI and Cayman Islands in recent history.

Mark Goodman

Partner
Mark is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group where he specialises in insolvency, restructuring and investment fund litigation. Mark advises and appears in the Cayman Islands Courts on behalf of provisional and official liquidators, creditors, shareholders, directors, managers and other professional service providers in relation to a broad range of pre and post liquidation disputes. He has acted in litigation involving widely varying commercial contexts and structures, but his practice principally involves distressed and failed investment funds.

Jane Hale

Partner
Jane Hale is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group where she specialises in commercial litigation with a particular focus on fund disputes and partnership and shareholder disputes. She also specialises in contentious and non-contentious cross-border insolvencies and restructurings, advising insolvency practitioners, stakeholders and creditors in a range of distressed and insolvent situations.
Paul Kennedy - Counsel, Campbells Grand Cayman - Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring

Paul Kennedy

Partner
Paul is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group, based in the Cayman Islands office. His practice covers economic sanctions and other asset freezing measures, cross-border fraud and insolvency. Paul is also described by directories as the “go-to name for contentious insurance work” in the Cayman Islands and regularly advises professionals and their insurers on coverage and liability issues.
Lily W. Lee - Partner, Campbells Grand Cayman - Corporate Law

Lily W. Lee

Partner
Lily is a partner in our Corporate Department.  Her practice focuses on property, estate and private client matters.  Prior to joining the firm, Lily was a lecturer at the Cayman Islands Law School, where she taught company and banking law as well as property conveyancing.  Lily is also licensed (non-practicing) as an attorney in the province of Ontario, Canada. Lily migrated from Toronto, Canada in 1995 to Cayman and joined Campbells in 2013. Lily is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association and 100 Women in Hedge Funds. Outside of her work at Campbells, Lily enjoys mentoring interns and is highly involved with the real estate community in Cayman.
Kristy-Anne Leith - Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Corporate Law

Kristy-Anne Leith

Partner
Kristy-Anne is a partner in our Corporate Department, advising on a vast range of corporate and fund matters, including FinTech transactions. She regularly advises on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets, investment funds (including cryptocurrency funds) and other corporate and investment transactions.
Guy Manning - Partner, Campbells Grand Cayman - Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring

Guy Manning

Partner, Head of Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring
Guy joined Campbells in 2005 and has been head of our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group since 2016. He is ranked by all the major legal directories, has substantial experience as an advocate, and has given expert evidence of Cayman Islands law to various foreign courts. He is also a regular speaker at international insolvency and fund conferences. In his spare time Guy is a keen adventurer. Among other expeditions, he has climbed the Seven Summits (the highest mountain on each continent), skied to the South Pole and cycled across the United States.

James McKeon

Partner
James is a partner in the Corporate Department of our Hong Kong office. James advises on the structuring, formation, regulation and ongoing operation of investment funds. James’ practice also covers secured lending, fund financing, cross-border lending structures, asset and acquisition financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital raisings and general commercial matters. James joined Campbells in 2019 from a leading corporate firm in Brisbane, Australia.
Jenny Nip - Partner, Campbells Hong Kong - Corporate & Finance Law

Jenny Nip

Partner, Head of PRC Group
Jenny is a partner in our Corporate Department and is based in our Hong Kong office. She is also the Head of PRC Group and is responsible for the China practice of the firm. Jenny joined us in 2018 and specialises in all areas of corporate transactions including capital market transactions, mergers & acquisitions, take-private deals and downstream private equity financing and investment deals.
Andrew Pullinger - Partner, Campbells Grand Cayman - Commercial Litigation

Andrew Pullinger

Partner
Andrew is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group, where he specialises in commercial litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He has a wealth of experience acting for clients in a variety of complex and high value disputes, typically with a cross-border element.

Edward Rhind

Partner
Edward is a partner in our Corporate Department and advises on matters of Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law. He has a broad range of experience in asset and structured finance and advises on all types of structures for commercial shipping and aviation assets as well as for superyachts and private jets.  He regularly acts for banks, lessors, funds, private equity, family offices and vessel owners in connection with financing, leasing and registration transactions.
Robert C. Searle - Managing Partner, Campbells Hong Kong - Corporate Law

Robert C. Searle

Partner
Robert is a partner in our Corporate Department. He specialises in advice on the establishment and restructure of all investment funds, having spent his entire legal career focusing on collective investment schemes in Cayman, England and Australia. He has a particular interest in impact investing where philanthropic outcomes are fused with commercial interests. Robert joined Campbells in 2003.
Richard Spencer - Partner, Campbells Grand Cayman - Corporate Law

Richard Spencer

Partner
Richard is a partner in our Corporate Department. He is the “go-to Cayman and BVI lawyer for the crypto industry” (Chambers & Partners), and his practice also covers investment funds, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets and corporate finance.
Simon Thomas - Partner, Campbells Grand Cayman - Private Equity

Simon Thomas

Partner
Simon is a partner in our Corporate Department. He specialises in the establishment of private equity funds and related investment vehicles.

Sarah Thompson

Partner
Sarah Thompson is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. She has a broad dispute resolution practice, with a particular expertise in complex high-value corporate and commercial disputes, which are frequently multi-jurisdictional in nature and financial services litigation.

Paul Trewartha

Partner
Paul is a partner in the Corporate Department of our Hong Kong office. He advises on all forms of debt finance, structured finance and capital market transactions. Paul has more than 15 years’ experience in the Asia-Pacific region and advises leading onshore law firms, regulated financial institutions, investment funds, listed companies and private corporations on a range of debt related transactions and structured products.

Guy Williamson

Partner
Guy is a partner in our Corporate Department. He advises on a wide variety of corporate transactions including, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, group reorganisations, equity capital markets and corporate finance.
James Austin-Smith - Senior Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Commercial Law

James Austin-Smith

Counsel
James is counsel in our Regulatory Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring Group and has particular expertise in trial advocacy and highly contentious matters. James joined Campbells in 2011, having spent six years at another major law firm in Cayman, prior to that he practised from a leading set of chambers at the Bar in London.

Aleisha Brown

Counsel
Aleisha Brown is counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group in Hong Kong. Aleisha has experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters, having acted for clients in relation to trust disputes, the winding up of offshore companies, limited partnerships and other structures, shareholder, investor and partnership disputes, schemes of arrangement, insurance claims and cross-border estate matters.
Jeremy Durston - Senior Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Commercial Law

Jeremy Durston

Counsel
Jeremy is counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group where he has gained particular expertise in regulatory matters (including administrative fines), cross-jurisdictional treaty requests, and white collar fraud (including internet based or “Cyber-Fraud”).

Christopher Easdon

Counsel
Chris is counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group based in the Cayman Islands.  He has extensive experience of acting on commercial litigation and arbitration matters, with particular experience of banking and financial services disputes, shareholder and investor disputes, contentious insurance claims, and distressed fund issues.  

Nienke Lillington

Counsel
Nienke is an attorney who specialises in insolvency litigation and advice and commercial disputes. She is Counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. Her practice consists of high value and multi-party disputes and litigation, and the cases she is instructed on often include cross-border and multi-jurisdictional elements.

Michelle Richie

Counsel
Michelle is counsel in our Corporate Department based in the Cayman Islands. Michelle has experience gained within some of Cayman’s largest funds practices. She specialises in the formation and restructuring of all forms of open and closed ended investment funds including hedge funds and private equity / venture capital funds, co-investment structures and unregulated proprietary capital investment vehicles.
Harry Shaw - Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Dispute Resolution

Harry Shaw

Counsel
Harry is counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group and has a broad background in dispute resolution. He has advised clients ranging from individual investors to global banks and has experience litigating a broad spectrum of commercial cases relating to investment funds and insolvency, arbitration, fiduciary liability, and contentious trusts.
Shaun Tracey - Senior Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Commercial Litigation

Shaun Tracey

Counsel
Shaun is counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group. Shaun represents investment funds, directors, trustees, professional firms and their insurers in high-value litigation and arbitration. He is an expert in professional liability and is the author of Don’t Shoot the Advisor: A defence lawyer’s guide to protecting your position and preventing lawsuits. Shaun joined Campbells in 2014, having trained and practised at Simmons & Simmons in London.

Peter Alphart

Legal Manager
Peter is a legal manager in the Corporate Department of our Hong Kong office. He specialises in the structuring, formation, regulation and ongoing operation of investment funds. In addition, Peter has experience in advising on mergers and acquisitions, investment deals and general corporate and commercial matters. Peter is fluent in English and German.

Sayak Bhattacharya

Senior Associate
Sayak is a senior associate in our Corporate Department. Sayak’s experience prior to joining Campbells included working at a large international law firm in London and subsequently acting in a senior deal execution capacity for a London based asset management firm. His practice involves advising multinational corporates, private equity firms, venture capital managers, their portfolio companies, founders and management teams with respect to series financings, minority investments and control M&A transactions, capital markets transactions, joint ventures, financings and restructurings.

Chantelle Chan

Legal Manager
Chantelle is a legal manager in the Corporate Department of our Hong Kong office. She specialises in corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, investment deals and general corporate and commercial matters. In addition, Chantelle has experience in advising on bank finance, restructuring and debt capital market transactions. Chantelle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Milton Chan

Legal Manager
Milton is a legal manager in the Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group of our Hong Kong office. He specialises in commercial disputes, as well as contentious and non-contentious cross-border insolvencies and restructurings. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Alexandra Clynes

Senior Associate
Alexandra is a senior associate in our Corporate Department. She advises on Cayman Islands corporate transactions including series equity finance, structured finance, debt and equity capital markets, restructuring and corporate governance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, stock market listings and shareholder agreements. She also advises clients on a range of finance matters, including secured lending, subscription finance, acting for cross-border banks in large debt financing deals, in addition to regulatory matters, including trade and business licensing, bank and trust company licensing and the regulatory and compliance implications of various types of transactions and licenses.

Niloofar Entezari

Associate
Niloofar is an associate in our Corporate Department based in the Cayman Islands. Niloofar regularly advises on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets and other corporate transactions. She also regularly advises leading investment banks, investment managers and private equity houses with respect to the structuring and formation of funds (including cryptocurrency funds) and ongoing downstream activities.

Jordie Fienberg

Associate
Jordie Fienberg is an associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. He specialises in general commercial litigation and dispute resolution, with particular expertise in complex contractual disputes, competition law, construction and resources disputes, insolvency, insurance and professional services.

Shawnalee Henry

Associate
Shawnalee is an associate in our Corporate Department. She advises on corporate, commercial and regulatory law including Cayman Islands shipping and aircraft matters. Shawnalee commenced her Articles of Clerkship with Campbells in September 2020. During her training, she participated in the Judicial Clerkship Training Programme at the Cayman Islands Courts.

Kate Hewitson

Senior Associate
Kate is a senior associate in our Corporate Department. Prior to joining Campbells, Kate practised at a leading global law firm in London where she advised clients on a range of corporate and commercial matters including M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, contractual matters and general corporate governance.

Sam Keogh

Senior Associate
Sam is a senior associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. He specialises in fraud-related insolvency, professional negligence claims, just and equitable and insolvent winding up petitions, general commercial disputes and arbitration.

Eleanor Lau

Associate
Eleanor is an associate in the Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group of our Hong Kong office. She specialises in commercial disputes, as well as contentious and non-contentious cross-border insolvencies and restructurings. She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Myfanwy Leggatt

Associate
Myfanwy is an associate in our Corporate Department who advises on the establishment, regulation, ongoing operation, corporate governance and restructuring of both open and closed-ended fund structures. In which context she has acted for a wide range of market participants including fund managers, investment banks, private equity groups, pension funds, institutional investors and prime brokers. Myfanwy also advises on general corporate and commercial matters.

Katie Logan

Senior Associate
Katie is a senior associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. She specialises in insolvency, restructuring and commercial litigation. She advises and appears in the Cayman Islands Courts on behalf of provisional and official liquidators, creditors, shareholders, directors, managers and other professional service providers. She joined Campbells in 2021, having previously practised at a leading firm in Auckland, New Zealand.

Ananya Mittra

Senior Associate
Ananya is a senior associate in our Corporate Department. Ananya advises on a range of corporate and commercial matters including M&A, technology start-ups and venture capital, corporate restructuring, government projects, fundraising, financing and general corporate governance.

Edward Norton

Senior Associate
Edward is a senior associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. He has experience in advising corporate and commercial clients on civil fraud and directors’ misfeasance cases within the banking, entertainment and luxury goods sector with an emphasis on white-collar crime.
Natasha Partos - Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Commercial Litigation

Natasha Partos

Senior Associate
Natasha is an attorney in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group where she specialises in commercial litigation, regulatory and employment law as well as having experience in a wide a variety of contractual disputes and tortious claims.

Jomokie Phillips

Associate
Jomokie is an associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. He appears as both advocate and instructing counsel and has advised and defended major commercial banks as part of a robust general litigation practice.

Katherine Powell-Francis

Manager, Corporate Services
Katherine is the manager of Corporate Services in our Cayman Islands Office. She currently leads a team of corporate administrators and also provides corporate and regulatory services to entities within the business’ portfolio. Katherine has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and was admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands in 2013.

Benjamin Tao

Legal Manager
Benjamin is a legal manager in the Corporate Department of our Hong Kong office. He specialises in capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, investment deals and general corporate and commercial matters, as well as the structuring, formation, regulation and ongoing operation of investment funds. Ben is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Matheo Vinciullo

Associate
Matheo Vinciullo is an associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. He specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, with particular experience in corporations law, corporate restructuring and insolvency, personal property securities related matters, and equity and trusts.

Yuan Wen

Associate
Yuan is an associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group. Her practice spans a broad range of general and commercial litigation matters, including company law, corporate insolvency and claims in contract and equity.
Melanie Crinis - Consultant, Campbells Hong Kong

Melanie Crinis

Consultant
Melanie Crinis graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (with Honours) and a Masters Degree with Distinction (specialising in commercial litigation) from QUT University in Australia. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1998 and subsequently to the High Court of Australia. Melanie was also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and as an attorney in the Cayman Islands in 2003.
Hamid Khanbhai - Senior Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Litigation

Hamid Khanbhai

Consultant
Hamid is a consultant in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group and has extensive experience dealing with large-scale multi-party cross border disputes.
Bianca Ip - Paralegal, Campbells Hong Kong -Corporate Law

Bianca Ip

Paralegal - Corporate
Bianca is a paralegal in the Corporate Department of our Hong Kong office.  Bianca joined Campbells in 2018 and provides support and assistance on corporate and fund matters.  Bianca speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
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Satoko Nakazawa

Paralegal
Satoko is a paralegal in the Litigation Department of our Hong Kong office.