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


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.

Her practice involves advising on structuring and formation in connection with FinTech transactions, including Blockchain projects and projects involving DAOs, and providing ongoing legal and regulatory input.

Kristy-Anne has worked with a diverse range of clients, including large listed corporates, privately owned businesses, PE firms, asset and investment managers, family offices, start-ups, high net-worth individuals and institutional investors. Her experience also covers a variety of sectors, including FinTech, professional and financial services, insurance, health care and real estate.

Prior to joining Campbells in 2019, Kristy-Anne practised at Stephenson Harwood (London office – Corporate Finance team) and King & Wood Mallesons (Sydney office – M&A team).

Kristy-Anne is recognised as a “rising star” in Legal 500 and IFLR for 2022 and 2023 and named a “next generation partner” in Legal 500 for 2024.


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance
  • Investment funds
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate formation and restructures
  • 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

Recognition and Awards

  • Ranked in 2024 Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Partner’
  • Recognised as a “rising star” in Legal 500 and IFLR for 2022 and 2023.

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