Kristy-Anne Leith - Associate, Campbells Grand Cayman - Corporate Law


Kristy-Anne is a senior associate in our Corporate Department, who advises on a vast range of corporate, financing, and fund matters. She specialises in private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets, investment funds and other corporate and investment transactions. Kristy-Anne draws on her broad experience to provide well thought-out and pragmatic advice which is relevant to clients and delivered in an efficient manner.

Kristy-Anne has significant experience advising on both public and private mergers and acquisitions, 50/50 and majority/minority joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and minority investments, the formation and restructuring of corporates and both open and closed ended Cayman investment structures, equity fundraisings, series financings, corporate governance and Cayman regulatory matters. Her practice also includes advising on a range of general corporate and commercial matters.

Kristy-Anne has worked with a diverse range of clients, including large listed corporates, privately owned businesses, private-equity houses, asset and investment managers, family offices, start-ups, high net-worth individuals and institutional investors. She regularly advises clients on transactions with cross-border and multi-jurisdictional elements. Her experience also covers a variety of sectors, including professional and financial services, insurance, shipping, technology, health care and real estate.

Kristy-Anne was admitted to practice as a lawyer in Australia in 2011 and prior to joining Campbells in 2019, practised at leading global law firms in Sydney and London.

Kristy-Anne is recognised as a Rising Star in Legal 500.



  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance
  • Investment funds
  • Joint ventures
  • Equity capital markets
  • Corporate formation and restructures
  • Trust matters
  • General corporate and commercial

Qualifications and Admissions

  • Attorney at Law Cayman Islands, 2019
  • Solicitor and Barrister of the High Court of Australia, 2012 (not practising)
  • Lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, 2011 (not practising)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP), College of Law, Sydney Australia
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (BPsySc), University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of South Australia

Prior Career History

  • Stephenson Harwood LLP, London, United Kingdom (Corporate Finance group)
  • King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney, Australia (Mergers & Acquisitions group)
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia (Judge’s Associate)
  • Australian Executor Trustees, Adelaide, Australia (Wills, Trusts and Estates group)

Professional Associations

  • Cayman Islands Law Society
  • Law Society of New South Wales, Australia
  • 100 Women in Finance

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