"Mourant Ozannes is undoubtedly a
first choice firm."

Legal 500

Mourant Ozannes

"Their service is second to none."

Chambers & Partners

Mourant Ozannes

"The work they produced was outstanding."

International Financial Law Review

Mourant Ozannes

Offshore Law Firm of the Year

Chambers Europe Awards 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009

Mourant Ozannes

Our Cayman Islands Funds legal practice

Mourant Ozannes has an international reputation as one of the leading investment funds practices in the Cayman Islands. We advise on the formation, structuring and regulation of investment funds law in the Cayman Islands and provide ongoing legal advice to funds and fund managers. Our clients include fund sponsors, investment managers/advisers, administrators, banks, prime brokers, trustees, custodians, HNW and institutional investors, family offices and "onshore" law firms.  

The Mourant Ozannes team advises on the choice of fund structure and types of vehicles available for use within such structures in the Cayman Islands, namely companies (including "segregated portfolio" companies), limited partnerships and unit trusts. We also advise on the legal and operational issues that arise during the life of an investment fund as well as advising on distressed funds. In addition, the team is regularly appointed as listing sponsor to funds listed on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.

As a leading law firm in the Cayman Islands, Mourant Ozannes regularly wins the major 'offshore law firm of the year' awards:

Best Offshore Law Firm: Hedgeweek USA Awards 2014 and 2013

Best Offshore Law Firm – Client Service: HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2014

Best Offshore Law Firm: Hedgeweek Global Awards 2014

Best Offshore Law Firm - Client Service: HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards 2013, 2012 and 2011

Best Offshore Law Firm: HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2013

Readers of Hedgeweek, in voting for Mourant Ozannes as the Best Offshore Law Firm, rated our Cayman funds lawyers for their "expertise, availability and quick service."

Our Expertise

  • Distressed Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Other Asset Classes
  • Commercial trusts including employee benefit trusts and unit trust funds


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