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Natalie Bell

Natalie Bell 

Partner | Cayman

Corporate, Finance & Funds

  • She is friendly, knows her job and is pleasant to work with. She is not only professionally very capable but also easily approachable.
    Chambers Global Guide 2022
  • Natalie Bell is our primary contact at Collas Crill. Natalie is an excellent lawyer and a pleasure to do business with.
    Legal 500 2022
  • Experienced adviser
    Legal 500
  • Natalie is known as a leading lawyer in her field. She stays connected with the market and always shares valuable insights and contacts; we appreciate her commercial and client-focused approach to legal matters.
    Legal 500 2022
  • Based in the Cayman office of Collas Crill, she is increasingly highlighted as a go-to figure in this space.
    Chambers Global Guide 2022
  • She is an excellent lawyer and a pleasure to do business with. She is responsive and always keeps the client's objectives front of mind.
    Chambers Global Guide 2022
  • Natalie is friendly, knows her work and is pleasant to work with. Not only professionally very capable but also fun and easily approachable which I believe makes a difference in this industry.
    Legal 500 2022

Overview

Natalie is a Partner in our Corporate, Finance and Funds team, advising on all aspects of Cayman corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations.

"I love to take something that looks and sounds complicated and explain it simply."

Experience

Natalie specialises in advising investment funds, their managers and their onshore counsel on the structuring, formation, corporate governance and ongoing operational matters of Cayman and BVI investment funds. She also advises financial services clients on licensing, ongoing obligations, regulatory reporting anti-money laundering and automatic exchange of information laws.

Background

Natalie joined Collas Crill having previously worked in the investment funds and regulatory team at another leading offshore firm in both the Cayman and BVI offices. Prior to this, she worked for Travers Smith and Eversheds (now Eversheds Sutherland) in the UK.

  

 

My services
Banking & Finance
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Banks today face an ever increasing raft of challenges, both regulatory and commercial, as well as competition for deals from non-bank lenders and alternative funders. We provide our banking clients with a comprehensive service on- and off-transaction, including our plain English precedents for their business. We help our clients keep up with the changing landscape in order to remain competitive in the market place whilst delivering quality service to their own customers. Our clients focus on relationship banking and we work hard to support them in doing so. We also advise P2P lenders and invoice discounters on their lending and security arrangements, and their documentation.

Corporate Advisory
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With a depth of multi-jurisdictional experience our offices in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey, London and Singapore, we ensure that advice is provided in the context of other key global offshore centres and with a knowledge of the bigger, global picture. Our clients appreciate our pro-active attitude to providing sensible user-friendly advice, our accuracy and honesty in our approach to pricing matters, and our senior level involvement in all matters to ensure smooth progress and client satisfaction. In an increasingly complex, competitive and more tightly regulated market, we'll make sure your business or commercial venture reaches its full potential.

Investment Funds, Private Equity & Venture Capital
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Our fund specialists offer advice on all aspects relating to the establishment, authorisation and structuring of funds and related investment vehicles. We have particular expertise acting for emerging managers who are building their business and acting for institutional investors, including acting for private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds on joint venture and fund investments, as well as planning their internal corporate structures. We provide a highly personalised service working with our clients and their onshore counsel to build in depth relationships over the long term.

Risk & Regulatory
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Collas Crill's multi-disciplinary approach to providing Risk & Regulatory services ensures that every aspect of our clients' businesses is covered. By drawing on the skills and experience of a highly experienced team of lawyers with expertise from across the firm, we are able to deal with all legal compliance issues that could affect your business, whether contentious or non-contentious. The assistance we are able to provide ranges from strategic matters to specific operational issues.

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