Bryan Hunter is the managing partner of the Cayman office and the Corporate and Commercial practice group head in Cayman. He has extensive experience in the structuring and formation of hedge funds, funds of funds and private equity funds. He regularly advises on various operational and regulatory issues in relation to these funds.
Hunter’s practice also includes general corporate matters, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions.
IFLR1000 comments: ‘Bryan Hunter is admired by clients for his international perspective. These guys [Putterill and Hunter] are on a par with senior partners at any European or US firm.’
The most recent edition of Chambers Global recognises Hunter as ‘one of the better lawyers here — well versed in the law, professional and easygoing’. In 2010, Chambers Global also noted Bryan as a leading lawyer in the investment funds arena.
Hunter is ranked by PLC Which Lawyer? as a Recommended Lawyer for Investment Funds (2009 and 2011) and for Private Equity/Venture Capital (2009 and 2011). He was recognised in the 2012 Legal 500 Caribbean for his corporate and commercial work as well as the inaugural rankings for investment funds. He has been noted as an expert lawyer in investment funds by Expert Guides.
Hunter is a notary public in the Cayman Islands. He has served as a board member of the Civil Aviation Authority, the Caymanian Bar Association (of which he is a past president) and the Chamber of Commerce and has served as a member of the Financial Services Council. Hunter has contributed to various legal publications, including Legal Week and the Cayman Financial Review.