Barnabas joins the Conyers London office from the Cayman Islands, where he previously worked for another leading offshore law firm, and has practiced Cayman Islands law since 2012. Prior to moving offshore, Barnabas trained at Reed Smith in London and Hong Kong and spent 4 years working for Norton Rose Fulbright in London.
Barnabas’s practice encompasses all aspects of corporate finance and banking law, with a particular focus on structured finance transactions and aviation finance and shipping finance transactions (including aircraft and vessel registration, commercial aircraft and ship financing and aircraft ABS transactions). He was recognised as one of the “40 under 40” leading individuals in aviation finance by Airline Economics in 2020. Barnabas regularly advises a broad range of international banks, financial institutions, corporations and investors in connection with the entry into complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
Karoline joined Conyers’ Bermuda office in 2019, before relocating to London. Karoline advises on all aspects of Bermuda corporate and finance matters including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, joint ventures, corporate finance transactions, relocations and reorganisations. She formerly worked in the London office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Karoline has acted for private and public companies across a broad range of industries which include energy, manufacturing, business and financial services, real estate, technology and pharmaceuticals and has been recognised by IFLR1000 as a notable practitioner since 2019.
“We are delighted to expand our London office with the addition of Barnabas and Karoline,” said Christian Luthi, Director and Chairman of Conyers. “London continues to be an important market for the firm, and the addition of Barnabas and Karoline enhances our offering and ensures that we continue to provide clients with the high level of service the office is known for.”
Established in 1998, Conyers’ London office provides time-zone sensitive advice and support to our UK and Europe-based clients, working closely with our leading practices in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. We provide strategic input and advice on a wide range of matters, including investment funds, general corporate, financing transactions, securities offerings, capital markets, regulatory and compliance, private equity and venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions.