22 August 2022

Senior hire for Carey Olsen's dispute resolution team in the Cayman Islands

Carey Olsen has appointed senior litigator James Eggleton as counsel in its Cayman Islands dispute resolution, litigation and insolvency practice.

James advises on all aspects of cross-border insolvency and contentious commercial matters, with a particular focus on complex financial services, funds and shareholder disputes. He also has specialist experience of shareholder 'fair value' appraisal petitions issued under Section 238 of the Cayman Islands Companies Act. He is a Fellow of INSOL International.

Prior to joining Carey Olsen, James worked in the financial markets disputes practice of Dentons in London. He relocated to the Cayman Islands in 2018, where he spent four years with another leading offshore law firm.

Sam Dawson, partner and head of the dispute resolution, litigation and insolvency practice in the Cayman Islands, said: "James is a highly regarded litigator in the jurisdiction and enjoys a fantastic reputation as a go-to lawyer for complex, high-value litigation. His cross-border expertise as well as his extensive in-house secondment experience with the likes of Deutsche Bank and RBS will be of great value to clients and will benefit the firm in servicing the growing demand for specialist dispute resolution, insolvency and restructuring advice in the Cayman Islands."

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