Nicholas Fox

Nicholas Fox

'A very intelligent and user-friendly attorney, who impresses with his attention to detail and ability to maintain a view of the big picture'

Overview

I’m a Partner in the Cayman Islands office.  I joined Mourant in 2010 and have over 10 years' experience of litigation in the Cayman Islands and BVI.

Before joining Mourant, I worked at another leading offshore law firm.  Prior to that, I spent over 5 years practising at the London Bar.

I have extensive experience in fraud and asset tracing, insolvency and financial services litigation, as well as regulatory matters.

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted as an attorney in the Cayman Islands, 2009
  • Admitted as a Barrister in the BVI, 2008
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales, 2003 (currently non-practising)
  • MA Jurisprudence, Oxford University

Memberships

  • Fellow of INSOL
  • The Insolvency Lawyers' Association
  • Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (Cayman)

Work highlights

  • Acted on a number of complex, high value fraud cases, including as part of the Mourant team acting for the Plaintiffs in the AHAB v Saad litigation, pursuing a claim of over US$6bn in the Cayman Islands.
  • Have advised a substantial number of court-appointed liquidators and receivers on many complex and high-value cross border disputes, including advising the BVI liquidators of the Madoff-affected Kingate Funds.
  • Advised, obtained and opposed ancillary relief in support of foreign and domestic proceedings, including freezing orders, Norwich Pharmacal orders and other forms of interim relief.
  • Advised on a number of complex, high value and time sensitive regulatory matters.

What the directories say

'Commercial and sensible to work with', Legal 500 Caribbean, 2019.

'Incredible work ethic and a great eye for detail,' Chambers Global, 2018.

Nicholas Fox 'demonstrates real astuteness in identifying the issues at the heart of a dispute and willingness to come forward with insightful and innovative ideas to address them,' Legal 500 Caribbean, 2018.

'Nicholas Fox is ‘a very intelligent and user-friendly attorney, who impresses with his attention to detail and ability to maintain a view of the big picture’,' Legal 500 Caribbean, 2016.

Nicholas is listed as Recommended in Legal 500 Caribbean, 2015.