Conyers send Cayman expert to Dubai

| 22/06/2009

(CNS): As a result of what the firm described as a growingdemand in the Middle East for advice regarding the Cayman Islands, law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman has relocated its corporate attorney Dennis Ryan to the firm’s Dubai office from Cayman. Kerri Lefebvre, partner in Conyers’ Dubai office said Ryan had a wealth of experience in Cayman law.

“Dennis’s arrival in Dubai augments our existing Cayman Islands expertise and will bring added benefits to our local and regional clients,” Lefebvre said. “Dennis is an excellent lawyer with a well established client base in the Middle East, and a wealth of significant experience in Cayman Islands law. His addition to our Dubai office reflects our commitment to providing the highest quality legal advice in a responsive, timely and thorough manner to clients in the Middle East. We are delighted to welcome Dennis to our team of experienced corporate attorneys,”

Speaking about his move Ryan explained that Cayman is a key jurisdiction for Business from that part of the world.“It is an exciting time to join the Dubai office, as Conyers continues to develop its Cayman Islands and broader corporate practice in the region, and enhance Dubai’s strength as a leading financial centre. The Cayman Islands is a key market for Middle Eastern business, and I look forward to continuing to serve our global client base from Dubai,” he added.

Conyers established its Dubai office in 2006 and the firm said it has a focus on investment funds, private equity, joint ventures, project financings, Islamic finance, and shari’ah compliant transactions and securitisations. As well as Cayman Islands law, the Dubai office also advises on British Virgin Islands, Bermuda and Mauritius law, servicing clients across the MENA region in conjunction with its global network, which spans 11 locations worldwide.


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