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Nicholas Pattman



 Legal 500 Caribbean 2021

Nicholas Pattman is a Partner in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers. His practice encompasses a broad range of corporate and finance matters, with a particular emphasis on venture capital, private equity and hedge funds.

Nicholas routinely represents asset managers, private equity sponsors, financial institutions and family offices on the structuring, formation and ongoing operation of their investment funds and affiliated vehicles. He also regularly advises financial institutions and corporate clients (both startups and established companies) on a wide variety of corporate and finance transactions including M&A, joint ventures, venture capital financings, lending arrangements and debt and equity capital markets transactions. He has represented clients from various industries, including the technology, financial services, real estate and energy sectors, and has extensive experience working on transactions involving Latin America, in particular Brazil.

Nicholas has been recognized in Legal 500 Caribbean (Investment Funds) and featured in Latin Lawyer 250 in relation to his work on Latin American Transactions. Nicholas is  recognized by Latinvex as one of Latin America’s Top 100 International Lawyers (2018) and (2020).

Professional Background

  • Partner, Walkers, Cayman Islands
  • Legal Counsel EMEA, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, London
  • Associate, Clifford Chance, London, Milan and Rome


  • Saïd Business School, Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme, 2019
  • Saïd Business School, Oxford Fintech Programme, 2018
  • University of Cambridge, Modern Languages and Law, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney-at-Law, 2010
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2003 (not currently practising)

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2021 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (investment funds)
  • Recognised as one of Latin America’s Top 100 International Lawyers by Latinvex in 2022, 2020 and 2018


  • Cayman Islands Law Society


  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Upcoming Firm Events

21 Jun 2022
2022 Marine Money Week

The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10065

26 Jun 2022
INSOL London 2022

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London
86-90 Park Lane, London, W1K 7TN

28 Jun 2022
Bermuda Private Client Exchange 2022

The St. Regis Bermuda Resort