Corporations involved in M&A activity are looking for offshore legal advisers who understand their business and markets and have substantial experience in complex cross-border transactions.

Mergers and acquisitions are a speciality for our law firm. From early structuring to successful closing, our lawyers can advise you on all aspects of your M&A transaction. We have experience in handling multi-billion dollar deals, with particular expertise in the insurance, finance, technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and oil & gas sectors.

Global team – local expertise

Our global team offers expertise on the laws of Bermuda, the BVI and the Cayman Islands, from those jurisdictions and from our offices in Hong Kong, London and Singapore. We know that timing can be critical with cross-border transactions. With an international approach, we stand ready to assist you, where and when required. The scope of our offering includes:

  • Amalgamations/mergers
  • Acquisitions (public and private)
  • Joint ventures
  • Takeovers
  • Continuations
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Tender offers
  • Squeeze-outs
  • Anti-takeover measures, such as shareholder rights plans
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Reorganisations & restructurings


Matthew Stocker

Partner, Head of Cayman Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands

Robert J.D. Briant

Partner, Head of BVI Corporate Practice

British Virgin Islands

Christopher W.H. Bickley

Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office

Hong Kong

Kevin C. Butler

Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office

Cayman Islands

Andrew Chen

Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands

Charles G.R. Collis

Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate Practice


Chris Garrod

Director, Insurance and Technology


Anton Goldstein


British Virgin Islands

Dawn C. Griffiths

Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice


Maree Martin

Counsel and Head of Knowledge Management - Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

Rachael Pape


British Virgin Islands

Preetha Pillai

Director, Head of Singapore office


Alex Potts KC

Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands

Rowan Wu

Head of Corporate Services Hong Kong

Hong Kong

All Mergers & Acquisitions Contacts