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Cora S. Miller

Counsel

Recognition

Legal 500 Caribbean 2020  IFLR1000 Rising Star 2020

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

Education

  • 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

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial)
  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and 2019, 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)

Associations

  • Member, BVI Financial Services Commission Captive Industry Advisory Council