DQ Advocates

Corporate & Finance Department

Isle of Man
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What the team is known for Active on a range of matters including shipping, investment funds and M&A. Its client list is composed of multinational corporations and financial institutions, as well as local businesses and high net worth individuals. Also sought after for its aviation expertise, handling a range of transactional and advisory matters in that sector. Particularly active on behalf of clients in the shipping industry.

Strengths"They are able to understand the issues and respond quickly," states a client, adding: "They provide excellent levels of service and I would not hesitate to recommend them."

An interviewee reports: "It is a very reliable firm that has always succeeded in meeting deadlines and producing excellent results."

Work highlights Advised Crédit Agricole and Sumitomo Mitsui in relation to Sea Bridge Finance, a joint venture formed to invest in senior secured ship mortgage loans.

Notable practitioners

Adam Killip acts for clients on a range of corporate matters, including M&A and insolvency issues. "He is extremely knowledgeable, very easy to understand and prompt in his responses," according to clients.

Mark Dougherty advises financial institutions on banking and capital markets transactions. He offers significant expertise in handling matters related to the shipping sector.