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David Lamb


David Lamb is a Partner in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman.

David’s practice includes all aspects of corporate law with particular experience in mergers & acquisitions (including amalgamations/mergers, schemes of arrangement, tender offers, squeeze-outs, anti-takeover measures such as shareholder rights plans). He has been involved in a number of significant M&A transactions involving Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands companies listed on many of the world’s major stock exchanges, some of which have been hostile.

David has been a speaker at several M&A conferences and is the author of numerous articles on corporate law which have been published in such journals as The Company Lawyer, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Accountancy, The Law Society’s Gazette and The Hong Kong Lawyer. He is a contributing editor to Negotiating and Structuring Acquisitions in China (Aspatore Books, a division of Thomson Reuters); Professional Conduct and Risk Management in Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell) and Cayman Islands Company and Commercial Law 2nd Ed 2019 (Sweet & Maxwell).

Bar Admissions

  • British Virgin Islands, Solicitor, 2000
  • Bermuda, Barrister & Attorney, 1995
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 1981
  • Hong Kong, Solicitor, 1981

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and since 2012) of Chambers Asia-Pacific (offshore law - Band 1)
  • Recognised as market leader in the 2019 edition (and recognised in 2017) of IFLR1000
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition (and since 2013) of Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (offshore law)


  • Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales

Cayman Islands Company and Commercial Law 2nd Ed 2019 (Sweet & Maxwell) - Contributing Editor

Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions - Spring 2019

Cayman Asia M&A Report H1 2018

2017 Global Corporate Year in Review, January 2018

Completing the Deal - CEO Today Magazine, November 2017

Cayman Islands Company and Commercial Law - (Sweet & Maxwell 2015) - Contributing Editor

Area(s) of Expertise