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Jennifer Colegate

Senior Associate

Jennifer Colegate

Senior Associate Cayman

"I take great pleasure from building a connection with a client and working alongside them to achieve their objective."

 

Jennifer is a commercial litigator specialising in cross-border insolvency and restructuring.

Jennifer has extensive experience advising on various issues arising in complex cross-border insolvencies, most notably arising from her engagement by the provisional liquidators to a number of Lehman Brothers entities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Outside of Lehman Brothers, Jennifer has assisted in advising on restructurings of SIVs, RMBS vehicles and other structured products adversely affected by the financial and liquidity crises touching on a range of jurisdictions. Related to her insolvency work, Jennifer has regularly advised on matters concerning asset-tracing and recovery.  Jennifer joined the Collas Crill Cayman office in July 2017

Prior to moving to Cayman, Jennifer worked at Mayer Brown JSM, Hong Kong in their Asian restructuring team. Before moving to Hong Kong in 2012, Jennifer was a senior associate in London specialising in contentious insolvency matters, having joined Mayer Brown International LLP in 2007 following completion of pupillage at South Square Chambers.

In addition to her time in private practice, Jennifer has spent extended periods of time on secondment to banking clients in both London and Hong Kong.

Notable Engagements:

  • Advising the liquidators of nine Lehman Brothers Hong Kong entities on a range of issues and reported cases arising (2009-2016)
  • Advising the Vietnamese ship building corporation, Vinashin, on issues concerning an English law scheme of arrangement
  • Advising the receivers in restructuring the Golden Key. SIV
  • Advising the liquidity providers of the Cheyne Finance SIV
  • Advising the liquidator of New Cap Reinsurance on an application under s426 Insolvency Act 1986 for the purpose of instigating clawback actions
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Dispute resolution appointment

Collas Crill has appointed experienced litigator Jennifer Colegate to its dispute resolution team in Cayman. Jennifer joins the firm as a senior asso...