Jacqueline Waihenya

Leaders in Law endorses Jacqueline Waihenya as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in the Kenya. If you wish to get in touch with Jacqueline use the contact information provided above.

Jacqueline’s is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya having been admitted to the bar in 1998 and she is the Managing Partner of JWM LAW LLP (formerly Jacqueline Waihenya Maina & Co. Advocates) which she founded in 2012. She holds an LLM from the University of Nairobi’s pioneer LLM class at Mombasa specializing in Public Finance & Financial Services Law. She is currently pursuing an LLM in International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London. Jacqueline is also a Governance Practitioner. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICS) and was recently elected to the governing council of ICS where she chairs the Membership Committee as well as the Research & Publications Committee. She is also an Accredited Governance Auditor, a Legal & Compliance Auditor and Governance Trainer.

She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Kenya Branch and holds a diploma in International Arbitration. She further holds an Advanced Certificate in Adjudication from the said Institute and is accredited as a Tutor with CIARB and is the CIARB Kenya Branch Treasurer. She was appointed to represent CIARB on the National Steering Committee National Steering Committee for the Formulation of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy 2020. She is also a Chartered Mediator with the Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators (CM-ICMC) and is one of the pioneer Kenya Judiciary Accredited Mediators.

Jacqueline is an Associate Editor of the ADR Journal of CIARB Kenya and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Mombasa Law Society Journal.She sits on the Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Law Society of Kenya and is also the Treasurer of the Mombasa Law Society where she founded and convened the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee as well as the Admiralty & Maritime Committee.

Jacqueline Waihenya is the Vice Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Mombasa Chapter.

Firm Description:

JWM LAW LLP is a leading full service corporate oriented law firm competent to handle a wide array of legal/litigation and alternative dispute resolution & corporate governance matters. We closely monitor events and trends and have developed a strategic sense for their dynamics and direction.We are closely involved with the leadership of various professional organizations which are at the forefront of influencing, effecting and implementing legal policy and law reform in the country. The firm is well poised and prepared to serve your commercial interests and to provide holistic legal solutions.

Our approach is to understand our Clients, advise them on the issues at hand and otherwise resolve legal matters in an efficient and effective manner by being approachable, available and assertive. We are dedicated to being proactive and solving/resolving problems efficiently while being mindful of the competing interests of legal protection without incurring unnecessary legal actions or fees.

 

Mame Adama GUEYE

Leaders in Law endorses Maitre Gueye as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Senegal. If you wish to get in touch with Maitre please use the contact information provided above.

Maitre Mama Adama Gueye has been registered with the Bar since July 1982 and has effectively worked without interruption as lawyer ever since that date and thus totalize a professional experience of 22 years.

Beside his activities as a lawyer and company legal adviser, Maitre Mame Adama Gueye works a a consultant in the filed of goveranance and legal and judicial reforms by making the most in that field of the experience gained from his involvement in associative activities for the promotion of good governance and fight against corruption.

Education

Master of Business Administration ; University of Quebec in Montreal
Master Degree in Business Law: University of Rennes
Postgraduate Degree in Judicial Law And Practise: University of Rennes
Postgraduate Degree in Business Law and Fax System : University of Rennes
Degree of Company Legal Advisor (DJCE): University of Rennes

Significant Accomplishments

Former President of the Civil Forum – Senegalese Section of Transparency Intetrnational
Former member of Transparency International Board of Directors, an international NGO exclusively dedicated to the fight against of corruption
Former vice chairman of commitee 2, dealing with the issue” Society and Administration” as part of the National Concertation on Public Service Quality and Good Governance in Senegal (1999-2000)
Former member of the task force on the judicial treatment of corruption supervised by the Ministery of Justice of Senegal as part of an implementation project of a national programm of struggle against corruption (1999-2000)
Former member of the Bar Council of Senegal
Arbitrator Registered with the center of mediation, Conciliation anad Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Dakar.

Professional Associations

President of the Bar (barristers of attached to a French Law Court) since July 24, 2008
Lawyer to the Court registered with the Bar since 1982
Company Legal Advisor
Consultant
Associate Lawyer Manager of the Professionnal Civil Society MAME ADAMA GUEYE & ASSOCIATES

Firm Description

SCP Mame Adama Gueye & Associés is a leading business law firm in Senegal, with an excellent reputation based on its proven expertise and credibility.

SCP MAGA is the first law firm certified ISO 9001-2008 version in West, North and Middle Africa.

The law firm works in several fields of general law and business law including commercial law, mining law, contracts law, competition law, banking law, project finance, insurance law, corporate law, taxation law, intellectual property and copyright law, labour law, investment, civil aviation and property law.

Due to its excellent reputation, the firm has gained the confidence of several famous international law firms such as Baker & McKenzie, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters, White & Case, Clifford Chance, Freshfields, Denton Sapte, Skadden, Gide, Loyrette &Nouel, Norton Rose, Herbert Smith Freehills with whom, the firm works on a regular basis, especially as the local counsel of lenders or sponsors in project finance.

In order to meet the clients’ expectations in matter of security and responsiveness, the firm has invested in the development of a unique technology platform in lawyer’s profession in Senegal and the sub-region.

Since 2003, SCP Mame Adama Gueye & Associés has been ranked permanently by Chambers Global as one of the top 2 law firms in Senegal. In addition, it is one of the few law firms in Senegal to be bilingual and able to provide its services in both French and English. As a result, the company regularly provides legal assistance to multinational companies based in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

In addition, thanks to the quality of its services, SCP Mame Adama Gueye & Associés is recommended by the Embassies of USA, France, Spain, Great Britain and Germany in Dakar.

Practice Areas:

  • Legal Advice & Assistance
  • Legal Opinion
  • Litigation
  • Representation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Legal Consultancy
  • Creation of Companies
  • Legal Assistance to Investors
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Projects Finance
  • Legal Audit
  • Due Diligence

 

Roland Sanchez-Medina Jr.

Leaders in Law endorses Roland Sanchez-Medina as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Florida, USA. If you wish to get in touch with Roland please use the contact information provided above.

Roland Sanchez-Medina Jr. is a partner who focuses his practice in the areas of corporate and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring/restructuring, board governance, domestic and international commercial transactions, commercial and residential real estate transactions, tax and estate planning, and other general transactional services.

Prior to forming the Firm, Mr. Sanchez-Medina was a partner at the national law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery, where he was a member of the Corporate Department, and was a senior associate at the national law firm of Holland & Knight.

Notable Client Work

  • Representation of Estate Investments Group to secure a $57.8 Million Construction Loan
  • Representation of electronics company in $32 million initial public offering
  • Representation of Miami Heat in $20 million revolving line of credit
  • Representation of real estate development company in $50 million profit sharing agreement with private equity fund
  • Representation of client in sale of copyright and other intangible assets to Televisa S.A. de C.V. for $20 million
  • Representation of a real estate developer in $45 million acquisition of real estate
  • Serve as outside general counsel to 8th largest equipment rental company in the United States, including the leasing of more than 70 retail branches across the United States
  • Serve as outside general counsel to major South Florida real estate developer
  • Representation of investor in $45 million investment in private equity fund
  • Representation of client in corporate break-up of major restaurant chain
  • Representation of municipality in ground lease of largest parcel of undeveloped land east of US 1 in Miami-Dade County

Professional & Civic Activities; Honors & Recognitions

  • Selected as Best Lawyer in America®
  • Selected as Legal EliteTM by Florida Trends Magazine
  • Selected as SuperLawyer® in Law & Politics Magazine
  • Selected as Top Transactional Attorney by South Florida Legal Guide
  • Selected as Finalist for Top Dealmaker Daily Business Review
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review RatingsTM, the highest rating possible indicating preeminent legal ability and professional ethics in Mr. Sanchez-Medina’s areas of practice
  • Board of Governors, The Florida Bar
  • Orange Bowl Committee, Member
  • Chairman, Budget & Audit Committee, Miami-Dade County School Board
  • Chairman, Business, Corporations and Financial Services Committee of Business Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • General Counsel, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Cuban American Bar Association, President
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents

Awards & Public Engagements

  • Southeastern Regional hearing of the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities, May 2011
  • Golden Eagle Award, Florida Minority Community Reinvestment Coalition, Inc., 2010
  • After School All Stars, Hispanic Heritage Honoree, 2009

Firm Description

Sanchez-Medina, Gonzalez, Quesada, Lage, Gomez & Machado LLP is an AV-Rated, South Florida-based law firm offering its clients expertise in a wide range of areas including corporate, securities and lending transactions, complex commercial and business litigation and trial practice, labor and employment, white-collar criminal defense, commercial and residential real estate transactions, with an emphasis in both lender and developer representation, tax, asset protection and estate planning, immigration and naturalization, government relations and entertainment, sports and art law.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in handling matters for key industries, including financial, banking and insurance services, real estate, healthcare, manufacturing and industrial, telecommunications and entertainment, having represented a number of Fortune 500, publicly traded and privately held businesses, as well as high-net worth individuals. Being located in a gateway city such as Miami, we represent clients in transactions and legal proceedings both domestically and abroad. The firm enjoys client relations throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Corporate and Securities Transactions

Our corporate and securities group counsels clients representing a broad array of industries, as well as high net worth individuals. Our lawyers have extensive experience representing corporations, limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships and other entities, both publicly-traded and privately-held, in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, divestitures, joint ventures, finance, board governance, domestic and international commercial transactions, tax planning, and other general transactional services.

The Firm routinely negotiates and prepares asset and stock sale and purchase agreements; share exchange and merger agreements; securities offering documents; shareholder, operating and partnership agreements; stock option plans and agreements; and other documents affecting the issuance and transfer of debt and equity instruments, the rights of equity and debt holders and the overall management of the organization.

 

Ingrid Y Chen

Leaders in Law endorses Ingrid Chen as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Taiwan. If you wish to get in touch with Ingrid please use the contact information provided above.

Ingrid is the Partner of DTT Attorneys-at-Law and specialises in corporate investments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital market, banking, securities and insurance law and compliance, and general corporate matters.  She has assisted reputable domestic and foreign companies in accomplishing onshore and offshore investments and M&A transactions, advised clients on the PRC outbound and inbound investment regulations and assisted cross-border companies to obtain Taiwan related approvals.  She also actively participates in the capital market area, representing multiple foreign issuers to raise funds, list their shares on TWSE/TPEx and issue TDRs in Taiwan as well as IPO on HKEX and the PRC.  Ingrid Chen is also familiar with banking, securities and insurance laws and regulations and has assisted clients in compliance and regulatory filings.

Firm Overview

DTT Attorneys-at-Law has the experience and multidisciplinary capability to provide a wide range of professional services to help companies meet their objectives comprehensively, with skilled and experienced lawyers working together with other Deloitte professionals in audit and assurance, tax, risk management advisory, consulting, and financial advisory to guide our clients through a project in a coordinated way.

DTT Attorneys-at-Law team members came from top law firms in Taiwan, having considerable experience in local and transnational consultation and negotiation. In our legal team, we have lawyers with Taiwan bar admissions, all graduated from first-rate domestic and international law schools. Our practice ranges from tax controversy resolution, M&A, general civil and administrative law practice, and employment and pension laws, to various specialised services such as regulatory compliance planning for businesses. Our tax controversy resolution covers almost every type of tax dispute that businesses and individuals in Taiwan have experienced and our M&A practice has advised many investors seeking opportunities in the East Asian countries, including services related to mergers, convertible securities, share transactions, M&A, joint ventures, company reorganisations, corporate split-up and strategic alliances, IPO, privatisation, and group re-organisation. In addition, we offer regulatory compliance planning services to assist many regulated businesses set policies and risk management plans in accordance with statutory requirements of the laws such as the Personal Information Protection Act and the Money Laundering Control Act.

As part of the Deloitte Legal global network with over 2200 legal professionals in more than 81 countries around the globe and 17 lawyers in two offices throughout Taiwan, DTT Attorneys-at-Law is able to offer competent yet pragmatic advice in many fields of national and international business laws, whether for family-owned private companies, start-up companies, listed companies or international group companies. Collecting and combining multidisciplinary expertise in our Industry Groups, i.e., Banking & Securities, Energy & Resources, Manufacturing, Consumer Business, TMT and Real Estate enables us to render interdisciplinary advice which anticipates industry- or sector-specific trends and developments and thereby help our clients face the challenges of an ever-changing regulatory and economic environment.

We understand legal advice not as an isolated component, but as an important contributing factor to a comprehensive solution of the issues that our clients face. Working together with other Deloitte professionals, we help our clients make decisions by taking into consideration legal as well as entrepreneurial, tax and other business aspects, and provide a “one-stop service” for our clients.

 

Raymond Joseph D. Pascua, MCIArb, MPD

Leaders in Law endorses Raymond Pascua as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in the Philippines  If you wish to get in touch with Raymond please use the contact information provided above.

Raymond began his law practice in the fields of Corporate Law and Taxation, and was instrumental in setting up and structuring a number of Business Process Outsourcing companies and obtaining the applicable tax incentives for them.

He continues to recommend various courses of action concerning some business transactions of his corporate clients.  He actively participates in managing the internal affairs of various corporate clients concerning the relations between and among stockholders, directors, and corporate officers, as well as corporate relations with general public.  He has likewise served as turnaround consultant for a number of them, resulting in those companies gaining efficiencies, cost savings, and value to their business.

While having a strong background in business law, corporate structuring, and taxation, Raymond has also served as arbitration counsel in ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings.  He has extensive experience advising both individuals and business owners in various areas of law and asset protection strategies, especially those areas involving property, estates and trusts, taxation, intellectual property litigation, and corporate rehabilitation.

He has a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Lyceum of the Philippines University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, major in Management Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Raymond is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Prime Dispute, and the International Bar Association.

 

Håkon Skjerve-Nielssen

Håkon Skjerve-Nielssen has great competence in handling corporate legal matters, with special experience within; contract law, transactions, compensation law, negotiations and disputes.

Håkon is mainly working in the sectors of; real estate/enterprise (property devolopment), trade/industry and bank & finance.

Håkon is known as a business minded lawyer, solution orientated and with the highest level of service. In addition to his law degree from Oslo he holds a Management degree from UK

Firm Description

Skjerve-Nielssen & Co Law firms mission is to understand and work in the best of our clients interests, and give our legal advices in accordance with this.

We provide not just legal assessment but also strategic, in corporation between legal and business purposes.

One of the oldest Law Firms in Oslo, small and dedicated, with fulfilling expertice and a great «track  record» at court. Well-known Supreme Court sentences related to tax exemption for foundations and the non-statutory duty of loyalty in labour contracts. The biggest compensation case in Norwegian history: The Sleipner platform casualty

 

Amina Oyagbola

Leaders in Law endorses Amina Oyagbola as our exclusively recommended Arbitration and Corporate Law expert in Nigeria. If you wish to get in touch with Amina please use the contact information provided above.

Amina Oyagbola is an extremely versatile legal practitioner with significant footprints in Litigation, Corporate in-house Legal Management, Boardroom Practices and Processes and Human Resource Management. Her more than 35 years’ career spans Legal Consulting, Banking & Finance, Oil & Gas and Telecommunications.

She obtained her undergraduate law degree from Ahmadu Bello University, her masters’ in law from Trinity college, Cambridge University and her masters’ degree in business administration (MBA) from Lancaster University Management School. She was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in July 1983. Amina started her career as a legal practitioner in the Chambers of late Chief FRA Williams, the then leading litigation lawyer in Nigeria. She left advocacy in 1990 to set up the legal department in the freshly incorporated Crystal Bank. She later moved to the much older and larger United Bank for Africa Plc. as Head of the Legal Department to lead much needed reform and revival. From the Legal Department she moved on to Head the Human Capital Management Division and, subsequently, to set up the Private Banking Division as head.

Amina joined Shell Petroleum Development Company to develop a new function as Head, HR Strategy, Standards and Business Planning. In 2004, She joined MTN Nigeria Telecommunications Ltd (now Plc.), the leading telecommunications provider in Africa and the Middle East, as Corporate Services Executive and Corporate spokesperson.  During her 12-year tenure as a member of MTN Nigeria’s leadership team, she contributed notably to the company’s extraordinary growth and development. As Corporate Services Executive, she had oversight over Legal, Regulatory, Company Secretariat and Corporate Communications. She was the sole pioneer Executive Director of the MTN Foundation and ensured its growth into one of the most notable and innovative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Institutions in Nigeria. She next became MTN’s Human Resources Executive where she led a strategic transformation in the Human Resources Function to improve business performance. Her leadership resulted in MTN becoming the first company in Nigeria to be accredited with the International Investors in People (IIP) Gold Standard in May 2015 as well as winning several other awards. She was also nominated as HR person of the year in 2015 by People Magazine. She served on the MTN Group Strategy Committee, and on the board of MTN Spacetel Benin Republic, chairing the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board.

In December 2015, during a period of regulatory crisis, she was called upon to lead the legal, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs functions, in addition to her continuing responsibility for Human Resources. She helped to work for an amicable resolution. In 2019, she was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by HR People Magazine. Although an original founder of Oyagbola Chambers, Amina took a long leave of absence and re-joined the firm in 2016. Her main areas of practice are Corporate Structuring, Transaction Advice, Corporate Regulation, Telecommunication and Master and Servant Advice and Regulations.

A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusiveness, she is the Founder and Chairperson of WISCAR (Women in Successful Careers), a not-for-profit, gender empowerment and strategic mentoring and leadership initiative for professional career women. She is a Chevening Scholar. Amina is a Fellow and Chair of The Africa Leadership Initiative – West Africa, a Fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and Chartered Fellow of the United Kingdom Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD), a Certified Ethics Officer, the Chair of the IoD Ethics Committee, a Member of Women Corporate Directors and Former Vice Chair of the IoD Women Directors Development Committee. She is a Director, IOD Centre for Corporate Governance, a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants and a member of International Coaching Federation. Over the course of her career, she has attended and completed several executive and management courses at INSEAD, London Business School, IMD and Harvard Business School. Her Consummate 360 degrees understanding of business from both the inside and the outside makes her a skilled adviser and trusted business partner.

Firm Description

Dependable, innovative, proactive and ethical, Oyagbola Chambers has established a reputation for providing excellent and dedicated service to our clients. Our core focus is on resolving the legal issues and concerns of our clients with practical, sustainable and business friendly solutions.

Established in 1987, Oyagbola Chambers offers a range of services dedicated to helping our clients thrive and grow their business.

Our Corporate Structuring and Investment services help both foreign and local businesses set up and enhance their products and services by advising on optimal business vehicles for the realisation of their goals.

Our Securities and Regulatory team are versed in navigating the rules, regulations and practices of the securities market and can help to identify opportunities.

Our Taxation and Compliance services help our clients to proactively map and navigate the often complex Federal, State and Municipal Laws of Nigeria and all her parts as they affect business.

Our Transaction Advisory offerings are there to help our clients structure their transactions and keep them free of legal and regulatory pitfalls.

We offer diverse advisory and litigation services to many of the banks in Nigeria.

Intellectual Property is a growth area especially in the protection of trademarks and marketing brands. We are well steeped in the laws and practices that govern these.

Oil and Gas remain the largest earners of foreign exchange for Nigeria. However, investments in these areas need to be renewed and there is great scope for fresh investments. We provide guidance on the opportunities and regulations in these fields.

Our other offerings include:

Corporate and Commercial Litigation for the proactive protection of the corporate integrity and the commercial rights and interests of our clients.

Alternative Dispute Resolution for more expedited and better assured resolution of conflicts.

Debt Recovery and the controlled work-out of receivables due to clients.

Master and Servant Issues which have become more complex as a result of increased regulatory protection of employees as well as the assurance of diversity in the workplace.

Our clients include Government Agencies, Banks, Insurance Companies, Manufacturing and Trading Companies, Multinational Companies and individuals.

Our aim is to harness our knowledge and experience to deliver ideal solutions for the business needs of clients.

Ethics Assurance. 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Banking
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Formation and Management
  • Negligence and Tort
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real Property Investment
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Energy and Minerals
  • Bespoke Services.

 

Katsaros Vasilis

Leaders in Law endorses Katsaros Vasilis as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Greece. If you wish to get in touch with Katsaros please use the contact information provided above.

Katsaros Vasilis is an attorney at accountancy since 1998

He is brought up in Athens and his family originates from Peloponnese. Vasilis finished a public school of Athens, and got his Accounting diploma from Technological Educational Institute in 2001. Also he finished  Economics and Business Administration from  Greek Open University of Economics at 2004. He did his training at Romaneas accountant firm since 1998 as an assistant accountant and continued as a freelancer accountant until 2002, when he founded Taxspirit consultant company.

His moto is that limit is the sky. Vasilis is married and he has one son and one daughter.

Personal skills and competences:

Travelling, sports (football), dance, theatre

Firm Description

Main activities and responsibilities

Taxspirit Business Consulting Company is an Athens-based law firm specializing in Business consulting, Tax advisory, Tax planning and tax representation for foreigners companies.

We are a Member of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen, Member of the Economic Chamber of Greece and we are Certified Accountants in Greece.

Languages

Greek and English are the languages used in the Firm, allowing us to offer services to companies over the world.

 

Timo Talvitie, M.Sc. (Econ.), LL.M.

Leaders in Law endorses Timo Talvitie as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Finland. If you wish to get in touch with Timo please use the contact information provided above.

We provide our clients a single point of contact through which they have access not only to our own services but also to those of our local network. Our services are fully scalable and they are always tailored to your specific needs: should you only need a registered address or a local director, we are happy to provide you just that. Alternatively, we can offer you a turnkey solution from incorporation to a full administrative package or anything inbetween, just as you wish. We want to let you concentrate on your business – let us take care of the administration.

Extensive experience and network at your service

Our founder has more than 20 years of experience of the administration of subsidiaries of multinational corporations in Finland. From 2011 to 2017, he was running the operations of a leading multinational corporate services provider in Finland, and the experiences and insights gained during that time form the foundation for Fimbul’s corporate services, which were launched in July 2018. To ensure best-in-class accounting and payroll services, we have teamed up with Finnish blue-chip accounting firm Rantalainen, which means we have access to their 40 years of experience, +40 offices and latest accounting, payroll and reporting systems. As a result, we are able to offer our clients industry-best practices and virtually unlimited resources in the fields of accounting, reporting and payroll and at the same time provide them with a single point of contact, 12-hour response time 24/7 and personalised services.

We have a vast network of legal and tax advisors, auditors and other local business service providers and are, thus, able to refer our clients to them for services that we do not provide ourselves.

 

Jeffrey D. Johnstone

Leaders in Law endorses Jeffrey D. Johnstone as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in the Cayman Islands. If you wish to get in touch with Jeffrey please use the contact information provided above.

Jeffrey D. Johnstone is a senior attorney with expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, secured lending, private equity and venture capital transactions, securities, and general corporate and commercial law. Jeffrey acts for both publicly listed and private companies in various sectors, high net worth individuals, banking institutions and other participants in the offshore and onshore markets. He is also frequently engaged in transactions involving the captive insurance industry.

Prior to joining Broadhurst LLC, Jeffrey practised at one of Toronto’s premier “Seven Sister” firms. He later co-founded a corporate finance boutique that included Fortune 500 companies in its portfolio of clients.

  • Representative matters include:
  • Represented the lenders in connection with a multijurisdictional $365,000,000 secured lending transaction.
  • Represented the purchaser in connection with the $90,000,000 sale of a controlling interest in a telecommunications company to a NASDAQ-listed company.
  • Represented the purchaser in connection with the $80,000,000 million public-private acquisition of a Cayman Islands television broadcasting and cable group.
  • Represented NASDAQ-listed software development company as the purchaser in $35,000,000 public-private acquisition of an industry-related target.
  • Represented the limited partners to the general partner in the structuring of a $100,000,000 private investment fund focused on “brownfield” assets.
  • Represented a biomedical fund in numerous equity offerings as part of its Series-B and Series-C rounds of investment.
  • Represented emerging technology fund in numerous equity offerings as part of the fund’s Series-A rounds of investment.
  • Represented an issuer in the telecommunications industry in connection with numerous convertible debt offerings as part of the issuer’s Series-A and Series-B rounds of financing.
  • Represented various offshore participants in multiple joint ventures related to the monetization of ICANN regulated gTLD assets.
  • Represented a mining and resource company migrating from its US domicile to the Cayman Islands in connection with the company’s IPO and public listing.
  • Represented an NYSE-listed “Fortune 100” company in numerous all-cash acquisitions of private company targets related to its growth strategy.
  • Represented a heavy machinery manufacturer, tool-and-die manufacturer and other “brick-and-mortar” industry participants in various cross-border enterprise sales and acquisitions.

Education; Professional Achievements and Community Activities Jeffrey holds his B.A. (Victoria College at the University of Toronto, 1994), M.A. (University of Guelph, 1996) and LL.B (University of Windsor, 1999). Jeffrey was called as a Barrister and Solicitor in Ontario,
Canada in 2001 and as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands in 2011. Jeffrey is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (non-practising) and the Cayman Islands Law Society. Outside of the office, Jeffrey enjoys traditional and sport rock climbing, alpine skiing and adventure travel.

Firm Description

BROADHURST LLC is an offshore corporate and litigation boutique operating in and from the Cayman Islands. We work closely with our clients to identify and resolve their legal matters with practical solutions.