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Dylan Wiltermuth



"Dylan Wiltermuth is a standout on the transactional side – he is incredibly responsive and nimble, which makes him a go-to lawyer and very easy to work with."

Legal 500



Dylan has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate work, including joint ventures, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and also advises on a wide variety of insurance and re-insurance matters, capital markets and structured finance transactions, including credit-linked and equity derivative trades, preference share financings, arbitrage and other tax structured transactions, index-linked and credit-linked note issues and structured repo and stock lending transactions. Dylan maintains a strong focus on public company work, private equity, financial services, insurance and energy spheres.

He has spent many years advising clients on complex cross-border transactions across a wide range of jurisdictions and has a demonstrable track record of success in mitigating risk and delivering results. Commercially astute, Dylan is a transactional lawyer with a reputation for implementing complicated deals in a straightforward manner.


Having trained and qualified at Freshfields in London and New York, Dylan was also with Kirkland & Ellis in London before relocating to the Cayman Islands in 2013 and joining an offshore law firm.

Dylan graduated from Bond University with first class honours in Law. He was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2008, as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2012 and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2013.

Relevant experience

Recent deals include:

  • Advising Visa on its US$1 billion acquisition of Pismo
  • Advising on GFL's secondary offering
  • Advising Transocean on US$1.175 billion senior secured notes off
  • Advising on Transocean Titan's $525 million senior secured note
  • Advising Biolog-id on merger
  • Supporting Transocean as Viasit Inc. comes onboard joint venture
  • Advising Certik as it more than doubles its valuation
  • Advising DP Cap Acquisition Corp I on US$200m IPO
  • Advising on US$200m SPAC IPO on Nasdaq Global Market
  • Advising Emergent Capital on restructuring
  • Advising Maximus in groundbreaking AI joint venture with IMAX



Awards and accolades


Dylan is ranked by the Legal 500 in the latest Caribbean guide.

L500 Caribbean Rising Star 2023