Neal Lomax is the managing partner of the Cayman Islands office of Mourant Ozannes. He specialises in all aspects of corporate work with a particular focus on investment funds. Prior to joining Mourant Ozannes, he practised with Skadden, Arps and Simmons & Simmons in London and ENS in Johannesburg.
Lomax specialises in the following practice areas: banking and finance, corporate, funds and insurance.
He is a graduate of Oxford University and the University of the Witwatersrand.
He is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa (non-practising), a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (currently non-practising) and an attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
According to Chambers Global, 2012, Lomax is lauded for his excellent client service. ‘He is always very attentive and on top of everything — he really stands out,’ clients say. ‘One of the best funds lawyers in the Cayman Islands.’
Legal 500 says Lomax ‘impresses clients and other counsel alike with his thoughtfulness and business acumen’.
Who’s Who Legal lists him as a leading lawyer for private funds and insurance, while IFLR 1000 ranks him as a leading lawyer for corporate and investment funds.
Chambers Global says Lomax is ‘very well known and popular’. He ‘lives up to his strong reputation’, with high-quality corporate and mergers and acquisitions work mentioned as a particular strong point. ‘Peers are impressed by the quality of his legal practice.’
According to Chambers Global, 2011, he is ‘up to speed on all Cayman issues and always at the forefront of what is happening’. He is ‘client service oriented and always intimately involved in the deals’. Chambers Global ranks Lomax as a highly commended lawyer in Corporate & Finance.
He is rated as ‘world leading’ in the 2010 Guide to the World’s Leading Investment Funds Lawyers.
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