Marie Skelly

Senior Associate Cayman Islands
Marie Skelly


Marie is an experienced litigator who has worked in leading international commercial centres including Hong Kong, Singapore and the Cayman Islands. She has a particular focus on contentious shareholder and share valuation disputes and has acted for various office holders across the offshore financial services sector.
  • Background & experience

    Marie trained as a solicitor in Ireland and subsequently worked with HFW and Reed Smith in Singapore before moving offshore to work with Ogier in 2015, where she was involved in the successful defence of a liquidator's claim surrounding the collapse of a US$22 billion hedge fund in the longest and most complex trial in Guernsey legal history. After briefly working with another offshore firm in Hong Kong she has now returned to join Ogier's leading dispute resolution team in the Cayman Islands. 

    Marie has particular expertise in share valuation disputes and advises clients in all manner of commercial disputes, fund related matters and complex cross-border insolvency and restructuring. She has assisted clients at Court of Appeal and Privy Council level and is a member of INSOL International, RISA and IWIRC.

    Admitted in:

    2011 - Republic of Ireland
    2014 - England and Wales
    2019 - Cayman Islands


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