William Jones

Managing Associate Cayman Islands
William Jones
Definitely one to watch Chambers Global 2018


Will advises on all aspects of commercial litigation, specialising in contractual disputes, insurance claims and contentious trust matters. He also has significant experience in contentious restructuring and insolvency matters and is a member of the firm's Restructuring and Insolvency Group.
  • Background & experience

    Will's recent work includes acting for the joint provisional liquidators in the $3.7 billion Ocean Rig restructuring, acting for liquidators and liquidation committees on a number of insolvent liquidations and acting for trustees and beneficiaries in relation to high-value trust disputes. He has also recently advised on Norwich Pharmacal disclosure applications and on the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. Will regularly appears in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, in both the Financial Services Division and the Civil Division, and is a member of the Court's Financial Services Division Users Committee.

    Will joined Ogier as a trainee in 2003. He completed his articles of clerkship with the firm and was admitted to practise as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2005.

    He obtained his Bachelor of Laws, with Honours, from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom in 2001 and his Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, with Commendation, from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 2002.

    Will is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society, the Caymanian Bar Association, the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (Cayman) Limited and INSOL International.

    Admitted in:
    2005 - Cayman Islands

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  • Recognition

    Definitely one to watch Chambers Global 2018
    I have worked with William on a number of difficult matters over the past few years and have been very impressed both by the technical expertise he has displayed and his understanding of the nuances of the relationships between the parties. He has a highly practical and commercial approach to the resolution of problems which singles him out from his peers. Client feedback, 2018
    Extremely knowledgeable and practical Chambers Global 2017
    An up-and-comer in the jurisdiction Chambers Global 2017
    Highly recommend...very good. Client feedback, 2016
    Experienced practitioner Legal 500 2012