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Stuarts is often recognised by top legal directories. Legal directories and clients said the following things about Stuarts.

General Testimonals

Stuarts Humphries understands the complex issues we face and the firm offers substantial value in relation to the fees charged Legal 500
"They provide straightforward, practical advice and the level of attention we receive is very high. They are good at dealing with commercial matters in a commercial context." Chambers and Partners
"Stuarts has two leading attorneys for corporate and investment funds work, namely Andrew Hersant and Chris Humphries." Legal 500
"They provide straightforward, practical advice and the level of attention we receive is very high. They are good at dealing with commercial matters in a commercial context." Legal 500
"They are just phenomenal, the advice that they give strikes a real balance between business and legal issues, and they have real-world solutions instead of sitting in an ivory tower." Chambers and Partners
"They were excellent, very responsive, dealt well with foreign law and handled the litigation with aplomb." Chambers and Partners
"Very responsive team with wide knowledge on funds-related issues, including crypto funds." Legal 500

Investment Funds Testimonials

Chambers & Partners
"Some of the hardest-working partners you'll find in the offshore jurisdictions." Fund Client Testimonial
"A high level of service and high-quality work." Fund Client Testimonial
“Stuarts has and independent practice that has built strong relationships with several notable investment companies and leading onshore firms. Receives praise for its high degree of responsiveness and commerciality.” Publication Recognition
“Compact independent firm that remains a sound choice for funds counsel in the jurisdiction. Well versed in acting for fund managers, promoters and international investors, providing guidance on the structuring and formation of funds, portfolio transactions and regulatory compliance issues, as well as restructuring and litigation. Notable for its expertise in cryptocurrency funds and related investments.” Publication Recognition
"Their strongest point is their customer service. They are incredibly responsive and helpful in meeting our deadlines." Fund Client Testimonial
Established practice known for its expertise advising on a wide variety of investment funds, including private equity, hedge funds and digital asset-related funds. Provides comprehensive support on fund establishment, structuring and restructuring, as well as regulatory and compliance issues. Publication Recognition
The lawyers are "very responsive" and offer "really good, timely service." Fund Client Testimonial
Legal 500
Stuarts Humphries has a 'knowledgeable and commercial practice' Publication Recognition
“The team gives prompt responses and is able to distill complex questions into easy-to-understand issue” Fund Client Testimonial
IFLR 1000
"Boutique firm offering prompt personal service and expertise covering a wide range of areas." Fund Client Testimonial
"They are very thorough, knowledgeable and most importantly very responsive." Fund Client Testimonial
"Good understanding of commercial aspects." Fund Client Testimonial
“Quick at responses and commercial.” Fund Client Testimonial
“Excellent work, efficient with reasonable cost, good communications and no known weaknesses.” Fund Client Testimonial
“Very responsive and insightful.” Fund Client Testimonial

Corporate & Commercial Testimonials

Chambers & Partners
“Stuarts has a compact practice that has maintained strong client relationships since its inception. Much of its work sees it act for private equity houses on acquisitions, disposals and group structuring mandates.” Publication Recognition
"The partners roll up their sleeves, take great pride in the work they do and go to great lengths to make themselves available." Client Testimonial
Stuarts has a “well-known independent practice with wide-ranging corporate and finance expertise, frequently advising on private equity transactions, company formation and asset disposals. Also noted for its growing reputation in the cryptocurrency and blockchain market, advising clients on a wide range of issuances.” Publication Recognition
Stuarts remains a "go-to firm" for many clients, with a "very competitive and good-quality offering" in the Cayman market. Publication Recognition & Client Testimonial
"What I like about them is they're knowledgeable and flexible; they get the job done smartly and efficiently." Client Testimonial
"The firm gives you partner attention on the top deals." Client Testimonial
"They always make me feel important as a client." Client Testimonial
"I get quick and accurate answers. Also, they are able to navigate complex matters and interact well with other teams around the region and around the world." Client Testimonial
Legal 500
Stuarts Humphries “impresses clients with its responsiveness, industry knowledge and value for money, especially when compared to some of the larger firms in the domicile.” Publication Recognition
“Appreciated for ease of contacting partners and speed of the firm’s responsiveness.” Corporate Client Testimonial
“Good business-focused guidance at reasonable charge-out rates.” Corporate Client Testimonial
IFLR 1000
“Very responsive and proactive, with a good understanding of the business aspects rather than purely the legal aspects.” Banking Client Testimonial
“Excellent service and quality of work.” Capital markets: Debt Client Testimonial
“Prompt and efficient.” Financial Services Regulatory Client Testimonial
“They are excellent in all aspects.” Financial Services Regulatory Client Testimonial

Real Estate

“Stuarts Humphries is noted for handling all aspects of Cayman real estate law, including the purchase, sale and development of commercial and residential properties in Cayman.”Publication Recognition - Legal 500
“Stuarts Humphries regularly advises on the purchase, sale and development of commercial and residential properties in Cayman encompassing hotels, large commercial buildings and multi-unit residential developments. The team also assists with financing matters, leases and tenancy issues. Local business head Buck Grizzel is the main adviser.” Publication Recognition - Legal 500


"Stuarts' disputes team is 'technically very strong'. Highlights included advising and challenging the grant of Norwich Pharmacal and bankers trust relief before the Grand Court." Litigation Client Testimonial - Legal 500
"Stuarts' lawyers have savvy business judgement'. The practice acted for the estate of a high-net-worth individual and several corporate plaintiffs, in a claim for the ownership and control of funds that were the subject of a revoked trust. Richard Annette is 'very thorough in his research of contract and case law' " Litigation Client Testimonial - Legal 500

Chris Humphries Testimonials


Chambers & Partners 
"Chris Humphries provides a level of sophistication, business awareness and accessibility that is almost unparalleled in the Cayman Islands.” Fund Client Testimonial
"Chris is a fantastic leader. He is rock solid on any issue and super-responsive”. Corporate Client Testimonial
"Chris gives us quick and effective responses to any structural or tax questions - this instils a great sense of confidence in the clientCorporate Client Testimonial
“Chris Humphries is a superb attorney. "He gives us quick and effective responses to any structural or tax questions - this instils a great sense of confidence in the client." Fund Client Testimonial
“Christopher is deeply experienced and offers solid, well-considered advice. He is well connected within the Cayman business community and maintains a high level of awareness of developments within the relevant industries." FinTech Client Testimonial
Chris is a trusted adviser and an essential part of our legal service team. His counsel is always on-point and practical, and his responsiveness is always impressive." Funds Client Testimonial
“Chris Humphries is highly knowledgeable, effective and efficient; he cuts to the core of what the client is looking for." Corporate Client Testimonial
Chris is "a sophisticated, responsive and intelligent problem solver." Client Testimonial
Christopher Humphries is considered a "thorough" and "excellent" lawyer by his clients. He is well versed in a range of fund structures, including master-feeder and fund-of-funds, and also frequently advises on restructuring and regulatory compliance issues. Corporate Publication Recognition
Chris is "incredibly responsive and a top-notch problem solver." Corporate Client Testimonial
Chris' "level of responsiveness is very high and his business acumen is excellent. He provides good advice with a solid business perspective." Corporate Client Testimonial
Chris is "very responsive and tremendously accessible." Fund Client Testimonial


Legal 500
“Chris Humphries is a superstar. One of the premier crypto fund attorneys, having worked in the space for many years.” Corporate Client Testimonial
“Chris Humphries is incredibly responsive to all client matters, regardless of the size or perceived importance of an issue.” Corporate Client Testimonial
Chris Humphries is a very experienced and knowledgeable adviser with a consistently helpful and pleasant disposition. Chris is always prepared to prioritise urgent client requests and meet tight deadlines on short notice. His advice is always bespoke, accurate and commercially sensitive.Corporate Client Testimonial
Chris Humphries is an encyclopedia of Cayman funds rules. Super knowledgeable. Very responsive."Funds Client Testimonial


IFLR 1000
“Very good and very responsive.” Client Testimonial
“Knowledgeable, practical and attentive.” Client Testimonial
“Very responsive, day or night.” Client Testimonial
“Excellent work. Responsive, good team leadership and no known weaknesses.” Client Testimonial
“Very responsive and insightful, good partner access.” Client Testimonial

Andrew Hersant

Andrew Hersant is a highly experienced transactional lawyer whose expertise spans investment funds, capital markets and structured finance, in addition to general commercial matters.” Publication Recognition