Sharon Nelson

Sharon Nelson


I’m an Associate in our Cayman Funds practice.

I joined Mourant Ozannes in 2001 and am experienced in the formation, maintenance, restructuring and ongoing legal and regulatory compliance of investment funds, including hedge funds and private equity funds.

My practice also includes the voluntary liquidation, strike-off and de-registration of investment vehicles; reinstatement of defunct companies; aircraft and vessel registrations; and registration of companies by way of continuation.

I’m also experienced in a wide range of general corporate and commercial transactions.

In addition, I advise licensees, such as trust companies, company managers, securities investment managers/brokers, mutual fund administrators, local auditors and trade and business licensees, on all aspects of their business. This includes establishing, licensing and ongoing obligations under all associated laws and regulations.

Professional qualifications

  • Attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands
  • Notary Public in the Cayman Islands
  • Master of Laws Degree with Distinction from the University of London
  • Awarded the Professional Practice Certificate with Distinction
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Degree from the University of Liverpool


  • The Cayman Islands Law Society
  • 100 Women in Hedge Funds

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