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Cora S. Miller


Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7786

Cora S. Miller

Legal 500 Caribbean 2019  

Cora S. Miller is Counsel in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Cayman Islands. Cora joined Conyers in 2008 in the BVI office.

Cora’s practice covers all areas of corporate and finance with particular focus on finance, banking, corporate reorganisations, merger and acquisitions, mining, oil and gas, aircraft financing, vessel registrations, continuations, joint ventures and regulatory governance. Cora advises corporations, financial institutions and investment managers on cross border and multi-jurisdictional aspects of their transactions.

Experience Highlights

  • Advised an international retail giant on a complex, multi-jurisdictional global restructuring.
  • Advised on the multi-jurisdictional financing of a world renowned resort in the UAE.
  • Advised on the reorganisation and refinancing involving numerous companies within a high-profile British conglomerate.
  • Advised on the restructuring and refinancing involving Centerra Gold Inc., AGR Limited and numerous other subsidiaries and involving the jurisdictions of Luxembourg, Mongolia, Netherlands, Canada and BVI.
  • Advised on a complex multi-jurisdictional US$2 billion dollar financing and subsequently, the refinancing of the loans.
  • Advised on an aircraft financing, including implementing the aircraft loan and security agreement, aircraft mortgage, escrow agreement and other ancillary documents.

Professional Background

  • Partner, Corporate and Financial Services Group, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP


  • University of Alberta, LLB, 1998
  • University of Windsor, M.A., 1995
  • University of Western Ontario, (Hons) B.A., 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney-at-Law, 2018
  • Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, BVI, Attorney-at-Law, 2009
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2009
  • Alberta, Canada, Solicitor, 1999

14 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Hudbay Minerals Inc. on US$550 million deal

27 Apr 2018
Conyers advises Taurus Funds Management Pty Ltd. on US$190 million deal

12 Dec 2017
Conyers advises Sherritt International Corporation on a complex restructuring of Ambatovy Joint Venture

07 Nov 2017
Conyers advises International Hotel Properties Limited on privatization, restructuring and delisting from JSE and LuxSE

23 Dec 2016
Conyers advises Gold Fields in connection of its royalties acquisition by Maverix Metals

30 Nov 2016
Conyers advises Wyndham Hotel Group in connection with its acquisition of Latin America’s leading Fën Hotels

30 Nov 2016
Conyers advises major Russian Telecom company in connection with its issuance of US$750 million 8.625% loan participation notes

30 Mar 2016
Conyers advises Hudbay Minerals Inc. on US$500 million deal

03 Mar 2016
Conyers advises Freeport-McMoRan Inc. on its US$262.5 million merger with Lundin Mining Corporation

26 Feb 2016
Conyers advises on Gold Fields Australasia (BVI) Limited US$1 Billion Tender Offer

01 Nov 2015
Conyers advises Chagala Group Limited’s GDR Delisting and Listing of Company Shares

06 Jan 2015
Conyers advises GFI Software on the sale of its TeamViewer business segment to Permira

06 Jan 2015
Conyers advises on the restructuring of GFI Software group of companies

25 Aug 2014
Conyers advises Petro-Victory Energy Corp. on IPO

13 Feb 2014
Conyers advises Franco-Nevada (Barbados) Corporation on US$135 million financing transaction

03 Feb 2014
Conyers advises HudBay Minerals Inc. on its US$173 million equity offering

31 Dec 2013
Conyers advises Luxoft Holding, Inc on secondary public offering

20 Feb 2013
Conyers advises Goldman Sachs & Co. on US$500 million private bond offering

28 Dec 2012
Conyers advises Freepoint Commodities LLC on structured debt finance transaction with Brazahav Resources, Inc.

06 Dec 2012
Conyers advises Sea Dragon Energy Inc. on the acquisition of National Petroleum Company Shukheir Marine Limited

14 Nov 2012
Conyers Dill & Pearman advises HudBay Minerals Inc. on US$750,000,000 transaction

14 Nov 2012
Conyers Dill & Pearman advises HudBay Minerals Inc. on US$600,000,000 deal

11 Sep 2012
Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Citadel Capital on US$3.7 billion green field refinery in Mostorod

09 Sep 2011
Conyers advises HudBay Minerals on sale of Fenix Project – September 2011

30 Aug 2011
Conyers advises Shenul Capital Inc. on the RTO of Underground Energy, Inc. – August 2011

29 Aug 2011
Conyers advises Thor on acquisition of African Star – August 2011

  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial)
  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (and 2016) of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition of the CityWealth Future Leaders List
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (banking, finance and capital markets)
  • Recognised as one of IFC's Top 200 Power Women for 2017 (and since 2014)
  • Member, BVI Financial Services Commission Captive Industry Advisory Council