O’Neal Webster Partner Christopher Simpson Ranked by Prestigious Chambers and Partners Global Guide

TORTOLA – Feb 20 2023 – O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that Chambers Global Guide has named Partner Christopher Simpson in its 2023 edition as a ranked lawyer in area of British Virgin Islands Corporate & Finance, including Investment Funds. Chambers rankings are the definitive mark of excellence across the international legal industry. A ranking from Chambers shows that a particular lawyer or firm stands out in the most rigorous, independent, and in-depth research process of any legal directory on the market and has emerged as one of the best in their field.

Simpson is recognized by Chambers for his international and domestic work advising a client base of leading financial institutions, corporations and law firms on corporate finance; investment business and regulatory matters, including fin tech and digital assets; general aspects of corporate law; and investment funds, including crypto funds.

Managing Partner Vanessa King comments: “The firm congratulates Christopher on this significant milestone. His ranking in this elite directory is well-deserved. I know Chris as the quintessential legal advisor on many important client matters, and he always receives high accolades for his technical abilities and responsive service. We are all very proud of his accomplishment.”

Simpson is regularly instructed by clients on high value corporate, banking and investment funds transactions. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in several IPOs, including on AIM, TSX, NASDAQ, SGX and the LSE. He has also been involved in ground breaking deals including one of the first ever court approved corporate arrangement schemes in the BVI, one of the largest single asset real estate financings in China, several cross-border, billion-dollar deals and the largest domestic acquisition in the BVI valued at over US$ 100 million. He is also frequently instructed on fund launches, investment manager applications and related regulatory matters.

In addition to Simpson’s entry into the Chambers Global Guide this year, O’Neal Webster’s Corporate, CommercialInvestment Funds and Dispute Resolution practices were also recognized in the 2023 rankings.

Simpson stated: “I am delighted to be recognized by Chambers and Partners in its Global Guide. The recognition not only confirms the depth and strength of our team in advising on high value, complex cross-border commercial transactions, but it also demonstrates our commitment to excellent client service.”


About Chambers and Partners:

Chambers is the foremost independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions, with a mission to deliver detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) to 6 (lowest). Being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include; technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities valued by clients.

About O’Neal Webster:

Versatile, accessible and collegial, O’Neal Webster lawyers provide sound, practical advice and prompt service to international and domestic clients from its offices in the British Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. In 1989, O’Neal Webster was among the first law firms to establish exclusively in the BVI to serve onshore and offshore corporate, commercial, finance, banking, business, property, and trust and estate clients in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters in the jurisdiction. Learn more here: www.onealwebster.com.

Media Contacts:

Vanessa King, Managing Partner
+1 284-393-5800

Christopher Simpson, Partner
+1 284-393-5800

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