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Marie Skelly

Senior Associate

Cayman Islands

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Marie is a highly experienced commercial litigator and shareholder valuation disputes specialist.  She is well-versed in managing complex high-value litigation including all associated pre-action conduct and interlocutory relief.

Background and experience

Marie advises her clients on a wide range of commercial and cross-border litigation.  She has built up considerable experience in shareholder valuation disputes through her involvement in many of the leading appraisal proceedings before the Cayman courts including Shanda Games Ltd, Kongzhong Corporation, iKang Healthcare Group, JA Solar, eHi Car Services Ltd, Xiaodu Life Technology Ltd, Sina Corporation and, the latter of which involves proceedings arising out of the US$8.7 billion privatisation of China's largest online classified marketplace.  Marie has substantial trial experience and was lead associate in the successful defence of a liquidator's claim surrounding the collapse of a US$22 billion hedge fund at a trial which lasted six months.

Prior to joining Ogier, Marie was an international disputes associate with HFW and Reed Smith in Singapore.  She was a senior associate at another major offshore law firm in Hong Kong before relocating to the Cayman Islands in 2019.  A versatile litigator, Marie also holds a degree in Accounting and Corporate Finance.

Marie is a member of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and RISA.

Admitted in:
2011 - Ireland
2014 - England and Wales
2019 - Cayman Islands



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