Roger Priaulx is the Country Head of HIGHVERN’s Cayman office, joining the group following the acquisition of Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd. where he was CEO. He qualified as a solicitor at Linklaters in 1998, working in Hong Kong from 2001 to 2003, where he became appointed Managing Associate. Roger has worked with a number of blue chip financial clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters, including transactional and corporate governance work, in both London and Hong Kong.
In 2003, he moved to the Cayman Islands where he was admitted as an attorney, advising on fiduciary matters, including both fund and trust structures, and representing clients before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. In 2010, Roger joined Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd. providing independent directorship services to a diverse portfolio of institutional clients, whose structures include alternative investment funds, private equity funds, affiliated investment manager entities and special purpose vehicles. The investment strategies of these structures range from equity and equity related securities, fixed income, commodities, derivatives and financing vehicles as well as aircraft and ship leasing. He has previously sat on the Cayman Islands STEP Council and acted as Vice Chairman.