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Max Galt


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Max is an associate in Ogier's Cayman Islands litigation practice and advises corporations, individuals and regulatory bodies on a range of contentious issues. He has acted in high-value and high-profile cases in the UK, Jersey and the Cayman Islands.

Background and experience

Max's experience includes contentious company law, fraud and asset tracing, contentious trust and private client, insolvency and restructurings, enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, professional negligence, and regulatory matters (both for the regulator and the regulated). He regularly represents clients before first instance and appellate courts. Max's recent experience includes the following cases:

  • Intertrust Corp v The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority 2021 (2) CILR 442 (NSJ) - for CIMA in relation to an administrative fine appeal
  • In the Matter of the Real Estate and Finance Fund (unreported, FSD 135 of 2022 (IKJ)) - for the applicant in relation to an application to restore a dissolved Cayman company to the register
  • Keith Harrell v S3 Assurance and others (unreported, FSD 316 of 2021 (RPJ)) - for the plaintiff in relation to a service out application
  • In the Matter of Star Internatinal Drilling (unreported, FSD 88 of 2021 (ASCJ)) - for the applicant in relation to discharge of the appointment of JPLs following a successful restructuring
  • In the Matter of Global Cord Blood Corporation (unreported, FSD 108 of 2022 (IKJ)) - for the litigation steering committee of the company subject to the petition

Before emigrating to the Cayman Islands and joining Ogier in 2021, Max worked for another offshore firm in Jersey. Prior to that, Max qualified and practised in England. He studied law at Queen Mary University, in London.

Admitted in:
2017 - England and Wales (non practising)
2021 - Cayman Islands (Attorney at Law)

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