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Dilmun Leach

Dilmun Leach

Group Partner*

  • Highly regarded
    IFLR1000 2019
  • Very responsive and very accessible
    Chambers & Partners
  • Rising Star
    Chambers & Partners

"I enjoy getting to know my clients and their business and working with them and their advisers closely in order to deliver excellent client service."

 

Dilmun is a funds, corporate and regulatory lawyer based in Jersey.

His funds practice includes acting on the launch of investment funds and their satellite vehicles including co-investment and carry vehicles, advising on the Jersey AIFMD regime, and the establishment and licencing of Jersey managers. Dilmun has experience of working with fund managers investing in a variety of asset classes including debt/CLOs, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, oil & gas and virtual currency. 

Dilmun's corporate practice includes mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings (IPOs), schemes of arrangement, establishing investment vehicles to acquire a range of assets including infrastructure and real estate, and group restructurings. 

His regulatory practice includes advising on marketing funds and other financial products into Jersey, change of control advice and applications to the Jersey regulator, and the launch of innovative new products including crowdfunding platforms, debt issuance vehicles, and products involving virtual currency and tokens. 

Dilmun is actively involved in the Jersey finance industry, which has included responding to industry consultations for example on LLCs and the Jersey Private Fund regime, is a committee member of the Jersey Funds Association, a member of a working group reviewing the Jersey limited partnership law, and a member of the Jersey Association of Directors. 

Prior to joining Collas Crill in 2017, Dilmun worked for another leading offshore law firm in Jersey and Herbert Smith in London. 

Work highlights include:

  • Acting on the launch of one of the first CLO/debt funds that complies with the EU risk retention rules
  • Acting on the first IPO of a Jersey company's uncertificated shares on NASDAQ under an Order enacted for that purpose, and arranging for the Order to be amended to allow for uncertificated share listings on a number of other exchanges
  • Assisting with the launch of a crowdfunding platform, and procuring regulatory clearance for high profile acquisitions of Jersey regulated businesses

 

*not a member of Collas Crill LLP in Jersey. Admitted in England & Wales.

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