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Managing Partner: Dale Crowley
Number of partners: 1
Number of lawyers: 6
Languages: English

Firm Overview:
Bodden & Bodden and Bodden Corporate Services Ltd together comprise the group known as Boddens. Boddens is a leading authority on Cayman Islands law, trade and business. Since 2002, Boddens has been advising clients and acting on their behalf to protect their personal and commercial interests in the Cayman Islands.

The firm's boutique approach allows their team to focus on service excellence and provide value to clients via their profound knowledge of one of the world’s top financial jurisdictions, the Cayman Islands. Boddens advises on a wide range of real estate development projects, corporate/commercial transactions, ship and aircraft registration and financing matters for domestic and international developers, commercial banks and high net worth individuals. Boddens also has extensive experience in local Cayman Islands immigration matters, including permanent residency and residency by investment.

Main Areas of Practice:
Immigration and Relocation Services

Boddens has extensive experience advising on all aspects of Cayman Islands immigration matters, including work permit grants and renewals, local permanent residency grants and Caymanian status and Naturalisation grants. Boddens relocation services covers all aspects of relocating to the Cayman Islands and second home ownership, including specialist advice and assistance with respect to the grant of investment residency / residency by investment.

Employment and Labour
Boddens is well-versed in all matters of Cayman Islands employment law from advising on local employment requirements, to negotiating and settling employment contracts, to assisting with employee relocations.

Conveyancing and Real Estate / Real Estate Development
Boddens is considered one of the leading real estate and development firms in the Cayman Islands, assisting with the structuring, negotiation and financing of development and construction projects within the Cayman Islands. This includes residential, commercial, industrial, mixed-use, and hotel resort developments. They offer broad-based commercial, pragmatic experience with all types of projects in all phases of development. This includes initial acquisition, local licensing, planning, financing, construction, sales and leasing.

Bank Financing
The Boddens team assists both domestic and foreign banks and their clients in all forms of bank financing transactions, from drafting to negotiating to preparation of final agreements and security documents.

Aircraft and Shipping
Boddens advises on the acquisition, financing, mortgaging, leasing and chartering of all types of commercial vessels, private yachts and aircraft in the Cayman Islands. In addition to registering private aircrafts, private yachts and commercial vessels, their team has extensive experience with ongoing ownership, use, operational structuring and crewing matters.
Boddens assists international airlines and charter companies with the issuance of Cayman Islands Air Operator’s Certificates and related matters. Additionally, they provide comprehensive advice relating to the benefit and establishment of a presence in the Cayman Maritime & Aviation City as part of the Cayman Special Economic Zone.

Corporate, Commercial and Trusts
In addition to a full range of corporate and commercial services, Boddens provides comprehensive advice on incorporation, structuring, restructuring, licencing, regulation, operation and termination of all types of Cayman Islands companies. Trade and Business Licensing Boddens is one of the Cayman Islands most experienced advisers in the establishment of local businesses, routinely advising on structuring issues and applying for grants and renewals of Trade & Business Licences and Local Companies (Control) Law Licences. They alleviate the burden of setting up a client’s business.

Patents and Trademarks
Boddens offers the registration of Patents and/or Trademarks in the Cayman Islands at the most cost-effective rates on the island.

Wills and Estate Services
Boddens provides services in estate planning in general, probate administration and the preparation of Last Will and Testament documents.

Dale Crowley
Tel: +1 345 943 0303
Email: [email protected]