2014 News

Cains Continues to Expand its Accounting Services Team
15 Dec 2014 Law and professional services group Cains continues to expand and strengthen its accounting services team to meet increased demand from new and existing clients. Gaynor Lees, who has joined the team which is headed by divisional director Andrew Davies, will be responsible for the accounting services for a portfolio of property clients. Gaynor trained with […]
Cains assists with Tapi Pipeline Company
24 Nov 2014 Cains, the Isle of Man-based law and professional services group, has acted for Asian Development Bank (ADB) in incorporating an Isle of Man company which will build, own and operate the planned 1,800 kilometre Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline. ADB is the transaction advisor to the TAPI state gas companies, each of which own equal […]
Cains attends NBAA 2014
6 Nov 2014 Steven Quayle and Mike Edwards of Cains attended the recent NBAA2014 in Orlando. NBAA2014 is the premier annual meeting place for the business aviation community. This event brings together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, corporate aviation department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly all aspects of business aviation. The convention featured about […]
Chambers UK Guide gives Cains a top Band 1 ranking
31 Oct 2014 Leading Isle of Man-based law and professional services group Cains has been given the top Band 1 ranking in the prestigious Chambers UK Guide for 2015. The UK Guide is published annually and is highly respected because of its total independence. Its sought after rankings are based on in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients which […]
Cains acts for Eros on £50,000,000 bonds offering
17 Oct 2014 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Eros International PLC, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, on the issue of a 6.5% sterling fixed rate bond due 15 October 2021. The retail bond will be listed on the London Stock Exchange’s ORB trading platform. The Cains Advocates team was […]
Cains Named as a “Top-Tier” UK Law Firm in Legal 500 Guide
2 Oct 2014 “A top-tier firm in nine practice areas” was the accolade given to Isle of Man-based law firm Cains in the prestigious and totally independent 2014 Legal 500 guide for the United Kingdom. A total of 22 Cains lawyers are also recommended in the guide’s comprehensive editorial. The practice areas embrace banking and finance, commercial, commercial property, […]
Cains acts for Amaya which completes its acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt
4 Aug 2014 Cains acts for Amaya which completes its acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt Cains is delighted to have acted as Isle of Man counsel to Amaya Gaming Group Inc. which today completed its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Oldford Group Limited, the parent company of Isle of Man headquartered Rational […]
Cains Advocates Appoints a Further Divisional Director
16 Jul 2014 Cains, the Isle of Man based law and professional services group, announces the appointment of Steven Quayle as an additional Divisional Director within the Corporate Department of Cains Advocates Limited. Steven’s practice focuses on cross border asset finance matters, particularly aviation and shipping. He has been described by Chambers and Partners as ‘an associate to […]
New Trainee at Cains
16 Jul 2014 Cains, the Isle of Man based law and professional services group, has further expanded its corporate department capacity with the addition of Matthew Wilkinson, a trainee advocate. Matthew completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School (attaining Commendations in both courses) after having obtained a BSc (hons) degree in […]
New Director at Cains Advocates Limited
16 Jul 2014 Cains, the Isle of Man based law and professional services group, announces the appointment of Lindsey Bermingham as an additional Director of Cains Advocates Limited. Lindsey’s practice focuses on all aspects of commercial and chancery litigation. She has represented a wide range of clients, with her main areas of expertise including regulatory matters, fraud, anti-money […]
Cains acts for Eros International PLC on follow-on equity offering
10 Jul 2014 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Eros International PLC, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, on the underwritten public offering of 7,000,000 A ordinary shares at a price of US$14.50 per share. The offering consisted of 6,675,000 shares offered by Eros and 325,000 offered by certain selling shareholders. […]
Cains advises Lamprell plc in connection with its £71 million rights issue
4 Jul 2014 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Lamprell plc, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable industry, in connection with its fully underwritten 5 for 16 Rights Issue of 81,363,469 New Ordinary Shares at 88 pence per New Ordinary Share. J.P. […]
Cains acts for Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
30 Jun 2014 Cains has acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Amaya Gaming Group Inc. in relation to its recently announced agreement to acquire Rational Group, owner of Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker, for US$4.9 billion. The transaction will result in Amaya becoming the world’s largest publicly-traded online gaming company. The Cains legal team has been […]
Exam Success At Cains
11 Jun 2014 Matthew Quinn, a trainee at Cains Advocates Limited, has passed his Manx Bar Exams on his first attempt. Matthew, who was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Distinction from the University of Law, Chester, had previously achieved a 2:1, with honours, in his law degree at Durham University. Matthew was also awarded a […]
Cains acts for Korean banks
9 Jun 2014 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Korea Exchange Bank and The Korea Development Bank in relation to the financing of seven crude oil tankers and their registration in the Isle of Man Ship Registry. The Cains team advising on the transaction included Mike Edwards and Stephanie Chew.
New Trainee At Cains
28 May 2014 Cains has expanded its corporate department capacity with the addition of Adam Clark, a trainee advocate. Adam graduated from the University of Aberdeen with honours and completed his post graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at Robert Gordon University, where he passed with Merit. While at Robert Gordon University, Adam was pleased to represent Scotland […]
Cains advises on US$650,000,000 notes issue
22 Apr 2014 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Tullow Oil plc (the “Company”) in relation to the issue of US$650 million aggregate principal amount of 6.250% senior notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes, whose net proceeds will be used to repay certain existing indebtedness under the Company’s credit facilities (but not cancel commitments […]
Cains Accompany Isle of Man’s Chief Minister on Official Visit to China
1 Apr 2014 Mike Edwards a director of Cains, the Isle of Man-based law and professional services group, was a member of the private sector delegation which accompanied the Chief Minister on his first official visit to China. Mark Field, the Member of Parliament for the Cities of London and Westminster, was another member of the delegation demonstrating […]
Major Role for Cains in Launch of LinkedIn Chinese Language Website
25 Mar 2014 Cains provided Isle of Man legal assistance in connection with LinkedIn Corporation’s recent formation of an Isle of Man company (LinkedIn CN Limited) to establish a joint venture with Sequoia China and China Broadband Capital for the purpose of launching a professional network in the People’s Republic of China. In addition to Cains, Shearman & […]
Cains acts in relation to beneficiary’s request for information
24 Mar 2014 Cains acted for Aston International Limited, a corporate/trust service provider assisting in the administration of the affairs of the trust, in relation to legal proceedings concerning a request by a beneficiary to be provided with trust documents and information. Trustees of private trusts are used to receiving requests from the beneficiaries of the trust for […]
Cains advises lenders to Manx Telecom
24 Mar 2014 Cains acted for Lloyds Bank, Barclays and RBS who have provided a term loan and revolving credit facility totalling £80 million to Manx Telecom. The Cains team advising on the transaction included Mike Edwards and Stephanie Chew.
Top Rankings And Global Recognition For Law Firm Cains
18 Mar 2014 Isle of Man law firm Cains and six of its leading advocates have been awarded top rankings in the internationally recognised 2014 Chambers Global guide. The annual guide, which lists the year’s outstanding achievements by leading lawyers and law firms on a global wide basis, has given Cains the ultimate accolade of Band 1 rankings […]
Cains acts for Lamprell plc
3 Mar 2014 Cains acted for Lamprell plc, an Isle of Man company listed on the London Stock Exchange, in relation to the sale of one of its service businesses, International Inspection Services Limited (a UAE based provider of non-destructive testing and associated services to the energy industry), to Intertek Testing Services Holdings Limited, for US$66.2m. The Cains […]
Cains director speaks about Bribery Act
18 Feb 2014 Peter Clucas, a director of Cains Advocates Limited, addressed the Manx State of the Nation conference on bribery and corruption on 24 January 2014. Organised by the Alliance of Isle of Man Compliance Professionals, the conference is their signature event for the Island’s compliance and risk professionals. Peter gave a talk on the practical steps […]
Cains acts for Irish Revenue Commissioners
10 Jan 2014 Cains acted for the Irish Revenue Commissioners in relation to an application made by Danske Bank to the Isle of Man High Court for a declaration as to whether it could comply with an order of the Irish Supreme Court. The Irish Supreme Court ordered Danske Bank to disclose to the Irish Revenue details of […]
Cains advises Harwood Anthony Propco Limited in relation to substantial property acquisition
7 Jan 2014 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to Harwood Anthony Propco Limited and its thirteen Isle of Man subsidiaries in relation to a recent financing of approximately £76,000,000 and acquisition of a property portfolio of approximately 41 mixed use investment properties across the United Kingdom. The Cains team comprised Richard Vanderplank, Catherine Hamill and […]

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