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Stuarts Ranks Top Law Firm in The Legal500 2024

We are pleased to have been ranked in four (4) practice areas by The Legal500 Directory 2024 and have four (4) ranked attorneys. The practice areas include: Investment Funds, Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate, and Banking Finance and Capital Markets.

Well done to our team of Cayman attorneys for demonstrating exceptional expertise, commitment and dedication in the areas of Investment Funds, Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate, and Banking Finance and Capital Markets.

To our clients - we extend our sincerest gratitude and appreciation and thank you for your support and trust in us. It is our pleasure and privilege to serve you; and we look forward to continuing to assist you in achieving your legal goals and obligations with excellence in the year ahead!

Chris Humphries is ranked as a Leading Individual in Investment Funds, with note given to his deep knowledge and expertise in fund formation, his "responsiveness" and “bespoke, accurate and commercially sensitive” advice.

Megan Wright is recognised as a Next Generation Partner in Corporate and Commercial, noted as head of the corporate practice and sought out by a varied client roster for corporate, commercial, fund, finance and fintech advice.

Jonathan McLean is recognised for his breadth of legal expertise and is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in the practice areas of: Banking Finance and Capital Markets, Investment Funds, Corporate and Commercial, and Real Estate.

Buck Grizzel is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in Real Estate, noted as head of the team and routinely advising on matters involving hotels, large commercial buildings and multi-unit residential developments.

The recognition demonstrates Stuarts’ commitment to providing the best-in-class legal advice and customer excellence to our clients both locally in the Cayman Islands, and worldwide.

The 2024 rankings can be viewed on The Legal500 website.

The Legal500 is the world's leading legal directory, analysing the strengths and capabilities of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. The rankings are based on a series of criteria, highlighting the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.

The Legal 500 produces a wide ranging series of resources for in-house lawyers including roundtables, client insight reports, and recognises and rewards the best in-house lawyers through the GC Powerlist series and The Legal 500 Awards. 

Department Testimonials 

Legal500
Bespoke advice provided on short notice and consistently prompt responses to complex queries whenever required. Commercially aware advisers with a finger on the pulse of industry and regulatory trends.Corporate and Commercial Client
Wide spectrum of services and deep knowledge of the law."  Banking Finance and Capital Markets Client 
Very responsive and lots of experience forming Cayman funds." Investment Funds Client 

Chris Humphries Testimonials 

Legal500
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 and Commercial Client
Chris Humphries is an encyclopedia of Cayman funds rules. Super knowledgeable. Very responsive."Investment Funds Client

Contact our experts for further advice

View profile for Chris HumphriesChris Humphries
Managing Director and Head of Funds
, View profile for Megan WrightMegan Wright
Partner and Head of Corporate
, View profile for Jonathan McLeanJonathan McLean
Partner and Head of Banking & Regulatory
, View profile for Buck GrizzelBuck Grizzel
Senior Associate, Head of Local Legal Services

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