Alan  de Saram

Alan de Saram

Partner\CCCS Director

Cayman

  • He always seems to be 100% in control, no matter what our questions are, and gives us a great sense of being taken care of.
    Chambers & Partners Global Guide
  • Collas Crill's 'very good team is highly responsive and knowledgeable
    Legal 500
  • Cayman managing partner Alan de Saram is 'reactive and flexible'
    Legal 500

Alan is the Partner that heads up the Corporate, Finance and Funds team of Collas Crill in the Cayman Islands.

He advises a wide range of clients on all aspects of company and commercial law, with an emphasis on securities, investment funds, fintech, private equity structures and commercial transactions generally. His practice also includes all areas of listings, fund raising, regulatory advice, finance, security and capital markets.

Alan previously worked with Fladgate and Dechert  in London, and joined Collas Crill in 2004. He was made Partner in 2007.

Admitted in:
Cayman Islands, 2004
England and Wales, 1998 (not practising)

My services
Collas Crill Corporate Services Limited
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Collas Crill Corporate Services Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Collas Crill Group and is licensed to conduct company management business under the Cayman Companies Management Law.

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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.

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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.

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Middle East Group
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The demand for professional advisers who understand the needs of clients in the region has never been more important. With shariah-compliant products and Islamic finance becoming increasingly mainstream and integrated into the global financial system, it is important to partner with a team who understands the complexities of these structures, while also understanding how more traditional structures can be applied to meet the needs of Middle Eastern clients.

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My news and insights
Insight 20 Jul 2020

Similar but not the same

Economic substance legislation has been introduced in each of our offshore jurisdictions, requiring all businesses with entities in those jurisdictions to carefully consider...

Insight 15 Jul 2020

Amendments to the Private Funds Law

In January, we published an article detailing draft legislation named the Private Funds Bill on 8 January 2020 (the 'Bill'). In March, we published another article after...

News 15 Jun 2020

The Financial Technology Law Review

Collas Crill's team of FinTech specialists have once again collaborated with several major international law firms to produce the third edition of The Financial Technology...

News 1 May 2020

LIBOR transition

Following our LIBOR update published at the end of March, the FCA has released a statement on the impact of COVID-19 on firms' LIBOR transition plans. The FCA has announced...

Insight 17 Apr 2020

Taking company decisions virtually

We are increasingly receiving queries from clients in all of our offshore jurisdictions asking for practical guidance and advice on (i) how entities may take decisions and...

News 2 Apr 2020

Cayman Islands Entities – COVID-19

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the various Cayman Islands government agencies have clarified the existing position with regards certain filings, granted deadline...

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