Nigel Meeson QC is a Partner and Head of the Asia Disputes & Restructuring Group (“ADRG”) in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. The ADRG provides Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands litigation advice to clients across Asia, ensuring they have access to fully coordinated litigation advice and services provided by a seamless and comprehensive team across jurisdictions and time zones.
Nigel joined Conyers in 2007 to start the litigation practice in the Cayman Islands which he has developed into one of the leading Cayman litigation practices. His practice focuses on insolvency and restructuring, trust litigation, corporate and shareholder disputes, insurance, asset tracing and international commercial litigation. He also accepts appointments to act as leading counsel, expert witness, arbitrator and mediator.
Prior to joining Conyers, Nigel practiced for almost twenty-five years at the Bar in London as one of London’s top commercial litigators.
Nigel is consistently recognised by independent legal directories. A client commented that he is a “world-class lawyer and one of the finest litigators I have met – he has incredible business sense and a practical mind.” in Chambers Global.
Who’s Who Legal notes Nigel as having a “highly sophisticated” practice and that sources report he “always delivers.”
Nigel has authored various books and articles for leading industry publications, including Asia-Mena Counsel, International Corporate Rescue and INSOL International.
Nigel is one of the top 10 outstanding lawyers on the 2020 Offshore Client Choice List by Asian Legal Business.
Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice (Informa 5th Ed. 2019)
Cayman Islands Company and Commercial Law 2nd Ed 2019 (Sweet & Maxwell) – Contributing Editor
Cayman Islands Company and Commercial Law – (Sweet & Maxwell 2015) – Contributing Editor
International Civil Fraud (Thomson Reuters 2014) – Cayman Islands Chapter
Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice (Informa 4th Ed. 2011)
International Commercial Dispute Resolution (Tottel 2009) – Cayman Islands Chapter
9 Sep 2020
Shanda Games in the Privy Council: the beginning of the end of share appraisal litigation involving Cayman Islands companies, or just the end of the beginning?
Appeal | Dissenting Shareholders | Shareholder Disputes
18 Aug 2020
Undue Influence: Clarification of the Requirements on Lenders
20 Jul 2020
A Seismic Shift to Certainty: “Substratum” and the Proper Construction of Trust Deeds
Appeal | Validity of Trust Deed