Corporate & Finance Department

Isle of Man
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What the team is known for An acknowledged leader in capital markets, restructuring and aviation finance, with clients including banks, hedge funds and local companies. Provides expertise in the aerospace, entertainment and shipping markets, among others. Displays strengths in contract negotiation, financing and regulatory matters. Offers additional expertise in work involving fiduciary services companies.

Strengths Interviewees describe Cains as "a very strong corporate law firm" and "one of the leading firms on the island."

Sources comment: "They are a very professional, reputable firm full of advocates that can be relied upon to give good legal advice."

Work highlights Advised Eros International on the Isle of Man law aspects of Reliance Industries' subscription in shares in the company.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Baker is an experienced practitioner who is noted for his corporate finance expertise.

Richard Vanderplank is a highly experienced practitioner with notable expertise in M&A and other corporate transactions. He is now a consultant at the firm.

Steven Quayle comes recommended for his handling of asset finance matters. He offers particular expertise in the aviation sector.

Tim Shepherd handles a range of matters, including capital markets work and significant restructuring transactions. A client reports: "He is extremely good technically and highly pragmatic."

Tristan Head acts for clients in cross-border and domestic corporate deals, with significant experience in M&A. Interviewees praise him as "very user-friendly and knowledgeable."