Nelson & Company was established in 1994 by Roger L. Nelson, who after a successful 10 year career in London and the Far East was recruited from an established City of London Firm of Solicitors to relocate to the Cayman Islands. Roger has practiced Cayman Islands law since 1987 and is also a Notary Public, a Council Member of the Cayman Islands Law Society and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Since its inception Nelson & Company's practice has focussed on commercial and company law, both contentious and non-contentious. The firm can now offer expertise in the specialised commercial areas of Asset Finance & Banking; Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds and Investment Services; Insurance; Capital Markets; Securitisations and Structured Finance. In addition, the firm has strengths in the areas of Probate & Administration, Estate Planning, Private, Purpose & Charitable Trusts, Commercial Litigation & Insolvency, Captive Insurance and Shipping & Admiralty. The firm also routinely handles Real Estate and Business Licensing matters.
Within its practice areas Nelson & Company is widely regarded for its high level of experience, expertise and service. The firm's guiding ethic is consistently to provide an efficient, personal and highly responsive service combined with a pragmatic approach to the law. The firm's clients include a number of financial institutions that are household names as well as smaller companies, firms and private clients.
Maricorp Services Ltd., a company registered under the Companies Law, is associated with the firm and is licensed under the Companies Management Law to provide a variety of company management services, including registered office, secretarial and ancillary services.