New BVI Corporate and Funds Partner
September 2011

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    International offshore law firm Lennox Paton is delighted to announce that Rob McIntyre has joined the firm as a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Investment Funds groups in the British Virgin Islands. Rob has a wealth of experience having practised BVI law since 1996. Rob's areas of practice include Investment Funds, Corporate, Banking, Finance, Securities, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

    Before joining Lennox Paton, Rob was Managing Partner in the BVI and Head of BVI Funds at Maples and Calder; another leading offshore law firm. Rob has acted for some of the world's largest hedge funds and he has advised investment managers from around the world on the structuring and operation of funds domiciled in the BVI. Rob has also advised numerous banks and other financial institutions on lending to, structuring and the operation of BVI vehicles.

    Rob will split his time between the BVI and London offices, where he will complement an already strong team of lawyers who offer a full client service including litigation, corporate and fiduciary services, investment fund, and commercial work.

    Head of Lennox Paton's Global Financial Services Group, Michael Paton said: "We are delighted to have attracted to Lennox Paton someone of Rob's all-round ability and considerable experience. His track record is impressive and speaks for itself." His comments were echoed by Managing Partner of the BVI Office, Scott Cruickshank, who said: "The last two years have seen a significant growth in not only our BVI litigation and insolvency work, but also our corporate and funds work. Our professionalism, responsiveness and commitment to excellence has led to more and more clients selecting Lennox Paton as their lawyers of choice. Rob's expertise in the BVI corporate and investment funds fields will significantly enhance and expand the resources of the BVI office and is exactly what is needed to meet the increased client demand for high quality legal services in the BVI."

    In reply Rob said: "I am delighted to be on board and am pleased to have the support of not only my BVI and London colleagues but of the firm globally. We are all very confident of the long term success of the BVI practice and continuing to develop ourselves as a significant player in the jurisdiction."

    For further details on the range of Corporate, Commercial and Investment Funds services
    that Lennox Paton offer in the BVI please contact:

    Rob McIntyre
    +44 (0)20 7743 6490
    rmcintyre@lennoxpaton.com

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