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The world’s top asset management groups, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms domicile their funds in leading offshore financial centres like Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius due to the operational efficiencies, speed to market and progressive legislation offered by those jurisdictions.

When choosing a legal service provider offshore you need a name you can trust, not only with the establishment of your fund, but throughout its lifecycle.

Offshore Investment Fund Specialists

Conyers’ dedicated team of fund attorneys, will work with you beyond the initial set-up/structuring phase to assist on your continuing operations and long-term business objectives. We aim to nurture long-standing client relationships with our broad client base that includes leading asset management groups, financial institutions and prime brokers, many of whom have been with us for over 20 years.

Our attorneys advise on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius. With offices in the major financial centres of Dubai, Hong Kong, London, and Singapore, our global reach ensures efficient and responsive legal assistance to clients throughout the globe.

Offshore Fund Formation

Conyers represents many innovative and significant hedge, venture capital and private equity funds for start-up funds. Learn more about our services in:

  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Mauritius

Offshore Fund Maintenance, Regulation and Compliance

Our range of expertise extends to providing specialist advice on the day-to-day operations of funds established in our jurisdictions. This includes drafting constitutional, regulatory and compliance documentation and advising on extensive due diligence projects, acquisitions, financings and listings.

Offshore Fund Restructuring, Termination and Distressed Funds

Our investment funds practice is further complemented by a highly regarded litigation and restructuring team which has acted on a large number of high-profile fund-related matters and issues arising out of fund restructuring, contentious winding down and winding up.

Counsel for Leading Fund Managers

  • Counsel to the world’s leading asset management groups and investment funds
  • Highly experienced investment funds team in Asia-Pacific, providing innovative advice and solutions on investment fund matters
  • One of the largest investment funds practices in the British Virgin Islands, advising top-tier hedge fund companies and private equity firms
  • Continue to work with individuals at all levels of Government to promote investment fund practices in our jurisdictions

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises on all aspects of investment funds in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius. With offices in the major international financial centres of Dubai, Hong Kong, London and Singapore, we are more than able to provide you with our responsive legal services.

Contact our Investment Funds Team

Dawn C. Griffiths
Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4970

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

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4925

Elizabeth Denman

BERMUDA   +1 441 278 7842

Peter Ch'ng

HONG KONG   (852) 2842 9593

Anthony D. Whaley

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4927

Neil Henderson

BERMUDA   +1 441 298 7846

Guy Cooper

BERMUDA   +1 441 299 4938

Kathleen Moniz

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7883

William Cooper

Bermuda   +1 441 279 5351

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

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 284 852 1100

Anton Goldstein

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119

Audrey M. Robertson

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111

Eric Flaye

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1124

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

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7374

Craig T. Fulton

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7372

Gene A. DaCosta

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7765

Richard D. Fear

CAYMAN ISLANDS   + 1 345 814 7759

Matthew Stocker

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382

Maree Martin
Head Professional Support Lawyer - Cayman

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7781

Ruth Hatt

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7394

Fawaz Elmalki
Director, Head of Dubai Office

DUBAI   +9714 428 2900

Dennis S. Ryan
Counsel and Head of Conyers Corporate Services (Middle East) Limited

Dubai   +9714 428 2900

Piers Alexander

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9525

Vivien C.S. Fung

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9500

Winnie W.S. Wong

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9533

Charissa Ball

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550

Alexander Doyle

HONG KONG   +852 2842 9552

Linda Martin
Director, Head of London Office

London   +44(0)20 7562 0353

Ashvan B. Luckraz

Venture Law Ltd | Mauritius   +230 404 9911

Sonia Xavier

Venture Law Ltd | Mauritius   +230 404 9900

Janice Oh

Singapore   +65 6603 0703

Preetha Pillai

Singapore   +65 6603 0707

Hanifa Ramjahn

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9586

Alan Dickson
Director, Head of Singapore Office

SINGAPORE   +65 6603 0712

Andrew Chen
Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS   +1 284 852 1118

Michael O’Connor

CAYMAN ISLANDS   +1 345 814 7395

Rachael Pape

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1114


"The firm has repeatedly demonstrated its expertise in fund formation, the updating of documents, negotiations and agreements with fund service providers, the expansion of investor bases."
- IFLR1000

Get in touch with us


Head of Bermuda Funds Practice
Dawn C. Griffiths
+1 441 299 4970 |  Email |  View Profile

British Virgin Islands

Head of BVI Corporate
Robert J.D. Briant
+1 284 852 1100 |  Email |  View Profile

Cayman Islands

Head of Cayman Islands Office & Corporate
Kevin C. Butler
+1 345 814 7374 |  Email |  View Profile


+230 404 9900 |  Email


Head of Dubai Office
Fawaz Elmalki
+9714 428 2900 |  Email |  View Profile

Hong Kong

Piers Alexander
+852 2842 9525 |  Email |  View Profile


Head of London Office
Linda Martin
+44(0)20 7562 0353 |  Email |  View Profile


Head of Singapore Office
Alan Dickson
+65 6603 0712 |  Email |  View Profile