Ian Jamieson


Ian joined Bedell Cristin (formerly Solomon Harris) in 2008 and became a partner in 2012. Prior to this he worked for a number of onshore law firms, including Eversheds. He also worked for another leading offshore law firm in the BVI for four years where he focused on banking and corporate law as well as Caribbean property matters.

Ian's main area of expertise is all types of real estate, with significant experience in hotel transactions. He is also highly experience in banking finance, conveyancing, development work and commercial and residential leasing.

Ranked in band 1 by Chambers and partners, Ian leads a highly efficient and client-focused team that was responsible for the largest real estate deal in the history of the Cayman Islands. The team has acted in six of the last eight major hotel transactions, including the first acquisition of a hotel in the Cayman Islands by a Japanese REIT.

  • Solicitor - England & Wales (non-practising)
  • Solicitor - BVI (non-practising)
  • Attorney at law - Cayman Islands
Industry Focus
  • Member of the drafting committee for the changes to the strata titles registration law and was responsible for reviewing and amending the initial draft of this legislation
  • Ian has also contributed to a number of publications and briefings
  • 'Leading individual' - Legal 500 Caribbean 2019
  • 'Leader in their field' - Chambers Global 2018
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year - IFLA - 2012
  • Lead Cayman counsel on the acquisition and subsequent sale of the Westin Hotel, Grand Cayman
  • Headed legal counsel team on the acquisition of the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
  • Lead Cayman counsel on the acquisition and subsequent sale of the Sunshine Suites, Grand Cayman
  • Lead counsel on the sale of the Grand Caymanian/Holiday Inn, Grand Cayman

Real estate finance specialist Ian Jamieson is 'very commercial, knowledgeable and helpful

Legal 500

Responsive, sensible and pragmatic in his advice as well as being very strong on industry knowledge

Legal 500

Leading individual

Legal 500