Mourant Ozannes announces senior promotions

International law firm Mourant Ozannes has promoted two associates to senior associate level in the Cayman Islands.

George Keightley and Nicholas Fox, both members of the litigation practice group, were promoted with immediate effect.

Peter Hayden, Mourant Ozannes’ partner and head of litigation in the Cayman Islands, said: “I am delighted to announce these promotions. Mourant Ozannes has built an award-winning practice in the Cayman Islands through a number of senior hires and promotions. Both George and Nicholas have contributed greatly to our firm’s reputation as one of the Cayman Islands’ leading international law firms and their hard work has been recognised by this promotion.”

Mr. Keightley was called to the bar of England and Wales in 1997 and practised in chambers in England before moving to the Cayman Islands Attorney General’s Chambers in 2006. He joined Mourant Ozannes and was admitted as a Cayman Islands attorney in 2007. He has significant experience in commercial fraud and asset tracing proceedings and represents a wide variety of clients in insolvency, insurance and regulatory matters. Mr. Keightley also has a special interest in professional negligence and 
disciplinary matters.

Prior to joining Mourant Ozannes, Mr. Fox worked in the Insolvency & Litigation Department of Harney Westwood & Riegels, in the BVI and in Cayman, and practised as a barrister at Farrar’s Building, Temple, London from 2003 to 2008. He obtained an MA Law at Oxford University, was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003, admitted to the BVI Bar in 2008 and admitted as a Cayman Islands attorney in 2009.

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