PEOPLE

SHARON NELSON

Counsel

PRACTICE AREAS

Sharon is a highly skilled corporate attorney with over 20 years of legal experience in the Cayman Islands.

Sharon has extensive knowledge of all aspects of corporate law and regularly provides legal advice to open-ended and closed ended hedge funds, private equity funds, institutional investors, investment managers and fund service providers.

Sharon also advises on the establishment, restructuring, reinstatement, management and termination of entities; migration of entities to and from the Cayman Islands; corporate governance; merger and acquisitions; joint ventures; registration and licensing of various entities with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, as well as the licensing of entities with the Trade and Business Licensing Board in the Cayman Islands.

Sharon also advises on stock exchange listings; regulatory compliance; vessel registrations; and other general corporate and commercial transactions.

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining McGrath Tonner, Sharon practiced law in the funds and corporate department of another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands.

EDUCATION

  • University of London – LLM (Distinction)
  • Truman Bodden Law School – Professional Practice Course (Distinction)
  • University of Liverpool – LLB Law (Hons.)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Cayman Islands (2013)

APPOINTMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Justice of the Peace in the Cayman Islands
  • Notary Public in the Cayman Islands
  • 100 Women in Finance (Member)
  • Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (Member)
  • Alternative Investment Management Association (Member)