Created Date:
31 October 2022

Senior promotions for Carey Olsen's Cayman Islands lawyers

Carey Olsen has announced six senior promotions in its Cayman Islands office. In the firm's corporate team, Shane Westin and Jenna Willis have been promoted to counsel while Emily Cornhill and Trevor McCabe have been promoted to senior associate. Within the dispute resolution and litigation team, Jasmin Davies and Nigel Smith have also been made up to senior associate.

Shane advises on a range of corporate and commercial law matters, with a particular emphasis on investment funds. He has considerable experience advising on the establishment and regulation of investment funds in the Cayman Islands as well as their ongoing transactional, regulatory and compliance requirements. Shane also advises on local business licensing matters.

Jenna advises on a range of banking and finance transactions as well as general corporate, commercial, and regulatory matters. She also has considerable expertise advising on financial restructurings, including Cayman Islands schemes of arrangement.

Emily advises on complex corporate and commercial matters, with a particular emphasis on investment funds, their establishment in the Cayman Islands and associated transactional, financing and compliance matters for investment funds and other vehicles.

Trevor is experienced in general corporate and finance work, including international equity offerings, IPOs, joint ventures, private equity / venture capital financings and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Jasmin advises on all aspects of commercial and financial services litigation, provisional and official liquidations and cross-border insolvency and restructuring procedures, including schemes of arrangement. She also has extensive experience in trusts litigation.

Nigel specialises in the resolution of cross-jurisdictional issues and has extensive experience in general litigation matters, primarily in the financial services sector. Nigel has particular expertise in valuation matters and has acted in a number of proceedings to determine the fair value of shares in multi-billion-dollar companies, following shareholders dissenting in take-private transactions.

Nick Bullmore, Cayman Islands managing partner, said: "Congratulations to Shane, Jenna, Emily, Trevor, Jasmin and Nigel on their thoroughly well-deserved promotions.

"They each have fantastic credentials, and it is very rewarding to see our talented lawyers rise through the ranks delivering specialist advice and the highest levels of service to our clients in the Cayman Islands and internationally".