Marianne Rajic, Campbells Law Firm in Cayman Islands
Marianne is a partner in our corporate, investment funds and finance practice and heads up the Corporate Department in the Hong Kong office. Marianne's practice covers all aspects of the structure and operation of investment funds and alternative investment products (including innovative hybrid and crossover funds) investing in a diverse range of assets. She acts for a broad cross-section of clients including well-known private equity houses on a multitude of corporate down-stream transactions.

Marianne routinely advises on complex corporate and finance transactions including joint ventures, shareholders’ arrangements, take-overs, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, group reorganisations and corporate restructurings, corporate note/bond offerings and lending and security transactions with a British Virgin Islands or Cayman element.

 She is “meticulous”, “astute” and “exceptionally smart”.
– Who’s Who Legal

Marianne has a strong background in the field of market regulation and enforcement, having worked as a senior lawyer in the Enforcement Directorates at the UK Financial Services Authority and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Marianne served as a Major in the Australian Army Legal Corps.

Marianne was admitted as a legal practitioner in the British Virgin Islands in 2007 and joined Campbells in 2016.

 QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

  • BEc, Australian National University, Australia, 1992
  • LLB, Australian National University, Australia 1995
  • Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, University of South Australia, Australia, 1996
  • LLM, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2003
  • Solicitor in South Australia, Australia, 1999 (non-practising)
  • Solicitor in Queensland, Australia, 1997 (non-practising)
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court (England & Wales), 2007 (non-practising)
  • Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), 2007

PRIOR CAREER HISTORY

  • BVI, Walkers, Partner (Head of BVI Funds Practice)
  • BVI, Conyers Dill & Pearman
  • London, KWM (formerly SJ Berwin)
  • London, Financial Services Authority UK
  • Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  • Australian Defence Force

AREAS OF PRACTICE AND EXPERTISE

  • Investment funds
  • Corporate/finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital markets and securitisation transactions