John P Wolf - Managing Partner, Campbells Grand Cayman - Corporate Law

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.

John Wolf is described as “an expert on all Cayman legal matters, with significant experience handling major deals for large multinational companies,” and he is further praised for “his excellent demeanour and fantastic service.”
– 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 (non-practising)

Prior Career History:

  • Field Fisher Waterhouse, City of London

Areas of Practice and Expertise:

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.