Smeets Law (Cayman) announce that the name of the firm has been changed- FrancisGrey.
Published 20 Feb, 2017
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Janet Francis is an Attorney-at-Law and leads the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group of FrancisGrey.
Janet's practice spans trust, corporate, banking and finance law. She specializes in advising on matters relating to the establishment, re-structuring and on-going operation of Cayman Islands investment funds and counsels HNWIs and their wealth managers on the use of investment funds and trusts in their wealth planning. She represents investment managers as well as their directors and financial service providers in the full spectrum of regulatory, compliance and corporate matters including advisory and service agreements, investor communication, and governance issues.
Janet is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and her practice encompasses alternate dispute resolution in the areas of Financial Services, Trusts and Estates and Sports and Entertainment.
Areas of Practice
Regulation and Compliance
Ship and Aircraft Finance and Registration
Trusts and Private Client
British Virgin Islands
Jamaica (not practising)
Cayman Islands Law Society
Jamaica Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
International Bar Association
100 Women in Finance
FrancisGrey is a specialist Corporate and Commercial Law firm based in the Cayman Islands. The firm’s core practice is in the areas of Investment Funds, Trusts and Private Client, Banking and Finance and Financial Services Regulation.
The firm focuses on the creation of offshore structures, utilizing Cayman Islands companies, trusts and partnerships for commercial purposes as well as for private wealth management. The firm has expertise in regulatory and compliance issues and regularly advises banks, administrators, auditors and insurance companies on establishment, licensing and operational requirements.
Our attorneys have expert knowledge and extensive experience and deliver specialist, commercially focused counsel in response to client requirements. The firm’s goal is to develop constructive, value adding relationships with our clients, and to look after their needs on a continuing basis. To that end, we place emphasis on responsiveness, accessibility, close personal attention to working relationships, and the management of processes which improve pricing arrangements.
FrancisGrey offers a platform for the provision of offshore solutions to clients originating from and investing in Latin America and South America. In this regard, our service is delivered by senior practitioners who are fluent Spanish speakers.
FrancisGrey’s associated corporate services entity is licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and provides corporate services to companies and partnerships.