Matthew Harkness

Matthew Harkness


I am a Senior Associate in our Cayman Islands finance and corporate team.

I specialise in private equity and hedge fund matters, including the establishment of investment funds and secondary transactions. I also advise on and have experience in M&A, fund financing, capital markets, restructurings and general corporate governance.

Prior to joining Mourant I worked as a corporate lawyer at another offshore law firm in the British Virgin Islands, and before that, I was an associate at CMS and part of their UK M&A deal team.

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted as an Attorney in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands
  • Solicitor, British Virgin Islands (currently non-practising)
  • Solicitor, Scotland (currently non-practising)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Glasgow

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