Partner, Cayman Islands
Nicholas Fox
About Me
I am a partner in Mourant's Cayman Islands office. I have extensive experience in insolvency and restructuring, financial services litigation, fraud and asset tracing and regulatory matters.

After studying law at Oxford University, I practised as a barrister in London before moving offshore in 2008. I am admitted with full higher court rights in both the Cayman Islands and BVI and regularly appear in Court against other senior advocates, including London QCs. I have spent the last decade working on some of the most complex and most high-profile insolvencies and related-disputes in the Caribbean, virtually all of which have a significant cross-border element.

My recent experience includes advising the liquidators of the Madoff-affected Kingate Funds, which suffered losses of over US$1bn and have been involved in extensive cross-border litigation in the US and Bermuda with the BLMIS Trustee, their former investment adviser and other organizations. In addition, I have worked on cases including: acting for the Plaintiffs in the Algosaibi v Saad fraud claim seeking to trace assets worth over US$4 billion through a complex group of companies in liquidation and financial products (this involved both the longest trial and appeal ever to take place in the Cayman Islands); and acting for the liquidators of the Primeo Fund in another very complex, multi-faceted cross-border liquidation.

I am closely involved in the training and mentorship of younger lawyers, including presenting many internal and external training sessions, with a particular focus on insolvency law. I have served on Mourant's scholarship committee both in the BVI and Cayman Islands and have assisted in the community by judging local school debates and presenting to high-school students interested in legal and accounting careers. I regularly assist the firm's charitable efforts and volunteer my time in support of local community initiatives.
Lex Mundi Institute Foundation Management Program, 2017
INSOL Fellow, 2014
BVC – BPP Law School, 2003
B.A. Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, 2001
Professional Associations
I am a member of the ABI, a Fellow of INSOL and a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association. I am also a member of the Cayman Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association and serve on its Education Committee, which organises quarterly training sessions for younger professionals, as well as serving on the Education Committee for the 2018 INSOL Conference.
Published Articles
I regularly write articles relating to bankruptcy and restructuring and have contributed to publications including INSOL World, Eurofenix, the Cayman Financial Review and the Journal of International Business and Law. I am also a frequent speaker on insolvency and litigation topics, both in the Cayman Islands and internationally.
Languages Spoken

Practice Areas

Insolvency & Restructuring
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

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Office Address:
94 Solaris Avenue
Camana Bay KY1-1108
+1 345 9494123
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