Jonathan Culshaw is the Managing Partner of our Hong Kong office and also has ultimate responsibility for the firm's Cayman Islands law practice in Europe and Africa.
Jonathan advises on the establishment and maintenance of all types of Cayman Islands hedge, venture capital and private equity funds and the structuring of private equity portfolio acquisitions and disposals. His practice also includes providing Cayman Islands and BVI law advice on the offshore aspects of corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, takeovers, listings and corporate restructurings) and on banking, structured and project finance matters including credit and security issues.
Prior to joining Harneys as a Partner in 2008, Jonathan trained and worked for seven years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Hong Kong and then practiced for six years with Walkers in the Cayman Islands.
Recommended by Chambers as a foreign lawyer (Corporate/M&A) and noted for providing service that is "responsive, efficient and cooperative".
Recommended by Legal 500 in its offshore law firms in London rankings.
University of Bristol (LLB Hons) 1991
College of Law, Chester (LPC) 1992
Admitted in England and Wales 1995
Admitted in Hong Kong 1997
Admitted in the Cayman Islands 2001
Admitted in the British Virgin Islands 2009