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10 Feb 2009

Conyers Expands Cayman Islands Team

Pioneers in the field of offshore law, Conyers Dill & Pearman, (Conyers) is expanding its Cayman Islands presence with three new associates as attorneys-at-law. Stephen Leontsinis has joined the Litigation team, while Tania Dons and Preetha Pillai have joined the Corporate Department.

“Our superior investment funds and litigation capabilities have reinforced our reputation as a preferred firm to partner with in transactions of this nature." Richard Finlay, Managing Partner of Conyers’ Cayman Islands office, "We continue to expand our team in line with our strategic plans to build on the strengths and capabilities of our Cayman Islands practice. We are proud of our reputation as global leader which attracts such depth of talent and are delighted to have Stephen, Tania and Preetha join us.”

Since its establishment in July 2003, Conyers’ Cayman Islands office has grown into a full service practice with a current complement of 20 lawyers and 60 staff. The growth of the Cayman Islands practice complements Conyers’ continued growth globally. Last year, the firm opened three new offices in Moscow, Mauritius and São Paulo, as well as making several key hires. Today, Conyers comprises of over 550 staff in 11 jurisdictions with more than 150 lawyers.

With over 150 lawyers, Conyers Dill & Pearman advises on the laws of Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Mauritius from those islands and from Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, and Singapore. The firm has earned clients’ trust, loyalty and respect by consistently providing responsive, timely and thorough advice on all aspects of offshore corporate and commercial law, commercial litigation and private client matters.