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Conyers advises on all aspects of offshore finance matters, maintaining a leadership position across legal directories worldwide. Our practice comprises a team of highly experienced lawyers, advising on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius. Through our global network of offices including real-time capability in the prominent financial markets of Hong Kong, London and Singapore we advise the world’s leading corporations, banks and financial institutions. We are also well equipped to service the Middle East North Africa market, with lawyers who have thorough expertise and understanding of the region.

Through our global reach we provide lenders and borrowers with high-quality, responsive and thorough legal advice on a wide variety of secured and unsecured financial transactions including:

  • Asset finance
  • Debt finance
  • Structured finance and securitization (derivatives and collateralized debt obligations)
  • Corporate finance and securities
  • Acquisition finance
  • Property finance
  • Project finance
  • Distressed debt
  • Islamic finance

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The breadth of our expertise extends to:

  • Advising on lending, asset finance, venture capital finance and security packages including charges, debentures and more complex security arrangements involving entities domiciled in our jurisdictions
  • Advising on regulatory issues and general corporate matters arising in the day to day operations of banks and financial institutions
  • Reviewing terms/conditions of standard facility and security documentation
  • Trade finance
  • Advising clients on litigation issues arising in domestic and cross-border situations
  • Advising on restructuring and security enforcement matters including all aspects of reorganisations, liquidations and receiverships
  • Advising on conflicts of law questions arising in the context of cross-border financings and enforcement matters
  • Issuing legal opinions in relation to all types of finance transactions


David W.J. Astwood
Director, Head of Bermuda Shipping Practice

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4937


Marcello Ausenda
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4954


Charissa Ball
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550
Mobile   +852 6469 0270


Christopher W.H. Bickley
Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9556
Mobile   +852 6469 3356


Robert J.D. Briant
Partner, Head of BVI Corporate

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 284 852 1100


Kevin C. Butler
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office and Corporate Practice

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7374


Peter Ch'ng
Partner

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9593
Mobile   +852 6469 3378


Beverly Cheung
Legal Manager

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9403
Mobile   +852 6469 3371


Anna W.T. Chong
Partner

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9531
Mobile   +852 6469 3373


Angie Chu
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9549
Mobile   +852 6469 3385


Graham B.R. Collis
Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4965


Charles G.R. Collis
Director, Head of Bermuda Insurance Practice

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4918


Sophia Collis
Associate

London   + 44 207 562 0345


David W.P. Cooke
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4933


Guy Cooper
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4938


William Cooper
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 279 5351


Gene A. DaCosta
Partner

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7765


Richard D. Fear
Partner

CAYMAN ISLANDS   + 1 345 814 7759


Eric Flaye
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1124


Michael Frith
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 278 7969


Craig T. Fulton
Partner

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7372


Vivien C.S. Fung
Partner

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9500
Mobile   +852 6469 3380


Anton Goldstein
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119


Sophia Greaves
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 294 5929


Richard Hall
Partner

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9530
Mobile   +852 6469 3355


Neil Henderson
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 298 7846


Niel L. Jones
Director

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4903


Joanna Kee
Associate

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9526
Mobile   +852 6469 3387


Wynne Lau
Counsel

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9532


Felicity Lee
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9595
Mobile   +852 6469 3379


Paul Lim
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9551
Mobile   +852 6469 3368


Sarah Lusher
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7889



Linda Martin
Director, Head of London Office

London   +44(0)20 7562 0353


Ryan McConvey
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9580
Mobile   +852 6469 3369


Julie E. McLean
Director, Global Head of Aviation Finance Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4925


Cora S. Miller
Counsel

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 284 346 1112


Cathryn Minors
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9584
Mobile   +852 6469 3358


Kathleen Moniz
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7883


Chiara T. Nannini
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7859


Paul Nystrom
Counsel

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7871


Jennifer Panchaud
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4968


Rachael Pape
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1114


Jason Piney
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4993


Edward Rance
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 278 7904


Sheba Raza
Counsel

London   +44 (0)20 7562 0346


Victor Richards
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4926


Audrey M. Robertson
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111


Derek Stenson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7392


Matthew Stocker
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382


David Stubbs
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4915


Sameer K. Tegally
Partner

Venture Law Ltd | Mauritius   +230 404 9908


Flora Wong
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9521
Mobile   +852 6469 3383


Rowan Wu
Legal Manager

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9554
Mobile   +852 6469 3386


Accolades
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"Their customer service and response time are second to none, and the depth of knowledge and bench strength is very strong."
- Chambers Global