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Hadley Chilton


Hadley is a seasoned independent director and restructuring expert, specialising in leading complex engagements, including M&A, shareholder disputes and bondholder enforcement, succession management, and board-level governance for a broad range of clients. He has substantial regulated financial services experience, with a particular focus on hedge funds and private equity, including for sovereign wealth funds and family offices. He has also recently been hired with respect to two significant matters in the Chinese real estate space.

Crypto-related mandates are a growing area of his portfolio, including entities trading in digital assets and DeFi project launches.

Hadley has led a number of large and complex mandates involving assets and portfolio companies all over the World. He has Channel Islands experience in private wealth and the restructuring of UHNW portfolios. A substantial part of his practice has been in managing shareholder activism, enforcement and litigation spanning the major International Financial Centres, including notable matters in the Guernsey Courts.

He has also been instrumental in launching and managing industry associations and charitable trusts.

He qualified as a chartered accountant in London and has practised in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands since 2005. More recently he completed TCFD certification.

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