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Nigel Smith


Nigel is an associate in the dispute resolution and litigation team in Carey Olsen's Cayman Island office.  Nigel has a range of experience in all general litigation matters, along with other methods of dispute resolution.  He has particular specialty in cross-border disputes and commercial and insolvency litigation, acting for liquidators, liquidation committees, directors, shareholders and creditors. 


Nigel obtained an LLB(Hons), along with a BA majoring in Spanish and Political Science at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.

He was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2013.  Prior to joining Carey Olsen, he worked in the dispute resolution team at MinterEllisonRuddWatts.  During this time he appeared regularly in the Court of Appeal and High Court, and acted on a broad range of areas including insolvency, energy and banking disputes, and public law.

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