Alan Dickson

Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office

Alan Dickson is Head of the Cayman Islands office and a Partner in the Corporate practice. He has been with the firm since 2000. Previously, Alan headed the firm’s São Paolo office from 2009-2013 and the Singapore office from 2013-2018 and he is well-versed in both Latin American and Asia mid-shore and offshore jurisdictions.

Alan’s current practice includes many areas of corporate and commercial law, with particular experience in securities law, private equity, investment funds and mergers and acquisitions. Alan also advises public and private companies in a wide range of financings and restructurings.

Alan is one of ten offshore lawyers acknowledged for exemplary client service in Asia by Asian Legal Business in both 2016 and 2017.




  • Dalhousie University, Canada, LLB, 1983
  • Mount Allison University, Canada B.A. (Hons. Economics), 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Canada
  • England & Wales (not currently practising)

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2018 edition of Who’s Who Legal (private funds)
  • Recognised for leading work in Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250 2012
  • Recognised leading corporate finance lawyer, Chambers Global 2009


  • Cayman Finance (board member)
  • Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association