John P. Wolf, Campbells Law Firm in Cayman Islands
John has a wide range of expertise in corporate and commercial matters including investment structures and hedge funds and financial services regulation. His practice also includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, secured lending and asset finance with particular emphasis on shipping and aircraft acquisitions and financing.

Clients value managing partner John Wolf’s ability to “provide creative solutions very quickly.”
– Chambers and Partners

John Wolf has “excellent technical knowledge.”
– Legal 500

Qualifications and admissions:

  • LLB (Hons), Bristol University 1989
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, 1992 (non practising)
  • Attorney at Law Cayman Islands, 1997
  • Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), 2014

Prior career history:

  • Field Fisher Waterhouse, City of London

Areas of practice and expertise:

  • John has a wide range of expertise in corporate and commercial matters with particular emphasis on investment structures and hedge funds. His practice also includes acquisitions, corporate finance and secured lending with particular emphasis on shipping and aircraft acquisitions and financing and corporate reorganizations and restructuring.

His clients include:

  • hedge funds, investment managers, administrators and broker dealers
  • major banks and trust companies
  • major listed companies
  • substantial privately held companies

Recognition and awards:

  • Chambers and Partners report that John, who headed the corporate practice from 2007 to 2015, offers expertise in corporate finance as well as investment structuring and hedge funds.  One client noted: “He’s technically very able and a very safe pair of hands” and “he is a well-regarded corporate and investment funds lawyer.  He is especially adept in hedge funds and investment structuring.” (2015)
  • Named Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, Cayman Islands by Finance Monthly (2014)

Publications and speaking engagements:

  • John has written many papers on corporate and commercial law and has spoken at several conferences including hedge fund conferences and shipping conferences.