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Anthony McKenzie

Partner

Anthony is the managing partner of our Singapore office and the head of our corporate practice in Asia. He advises on both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law and has a broad range of experience in corporate, commercial and finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, secured and unsecured financing arrangements, preference share issues and capital markets transactions. He also has significant experience in advising clients on the structuring, formation and maintenance of regulated and unregulated investment funds in the Cayman Islands.

Anthony is ranked as a leading Cayman Islands lawyer by each of The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific. He is also recognised by Asian Legal Business in The 2019 Offshore Client Choice List for client service in Asia, with clients describing him as 'extremely approachable with a can-do attitude to providing the advice needed to get transactions over the line'.

Career

Anthony was formerly with Allen & Overy LLP in London and Australia and Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands. Before that he worked for Clayton Utz in Australia.

Anthony was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia in 2002, as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2006, as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2007 and as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) in 2014.

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What our clients say

“Good combination of being very personable as well as really sharp and serious when it is required.”

Chambers Global

"He is a great lawyer who is commercially minded and pragmatic."

Chambers Asia-Pacific

“All-round great practitioner.”

Legal 500

“Has an excellent depth of knowledge, applies commercial common sense and provides excellent levels of client service.”

IFLR1000

“He is very bright, very diligent and you can count on him to turn things around and to do it properly.”

Chambers Global