Nick Ward is a Senior Associate in the Cayman Islands Corporate practice, having joined Conyers in 2021.

Nick has experience representing asset managers, fund sponsors and other international financial institutions on a broad range of finance and corporate matters. He specialises in upstream fund formation matters and downstream buy-side and creditor representations and has recently advised several ad hoc bondholder groups in respect of Chapter 11 restructurings. Nick calls on onshore experience in not only advising arrangers, portfolio managers and investors in relation to structured product issuances and investments, note issuance programs and repackaging and other structured finance transactions (particularly CLOs), but also hedge and private equity funds, banks, pension funds, insurers and corporates on a wide spectrum of trading, hedging and financing transactions, security arrangements and investment management-related matters. He has additional recent experience assisting issuers in relation to Cayman Islands Stock Exchange listings.



Professional Background

  • Senior Legal Counsel, Jupiter Asset Management (London)
  • Associate, Dechert LLP (London)
  • Associate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (London)
  • Associate, Simmons & Simmons LLP (London)


  • MA International Relations, University of St Andrews
  • Bachelor of Laws, Nottingham Trent University

Bar Admissions

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, 2012