Natalie Bell Senior Associate

Investment Funds & Regulatory
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Expertise and Professional Background

Natalie Bell is a Senior Associate in the BVI office and a member of the firm’s Investment Funds and Regulatory Practice Group. Natalie specialises in advising managers, funds and directors on all aspects of open and closed ended investment funds from launch to restructuring or winding up. She has significant experience advising BVI regulated entities on licensing, continuing obligations and regulatory or enforcement action. Natalie’s practice also includes all aspects of BVI corporate law including acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations and joint ventures. 

Before joining Harneys in 2011, Natalie was an associate at Travers Smith LLP in London where she specialised in UK and international private equity, acting for institutional investors, investee companies and management teams on investments and divestments and general corporate work.

Natalie is a contributing editor of The Offshore Funds Blog, a Harneys blog dedicated to explaining how offshore funds work and why investment managers use them.

Education & Admissions

Education
The University of Birmingham (LLB) 2004
College of Law 2005
Bar Admissions
England and Wales 2007 (not practising)
British Virgin Islands 2012

Expertise

BVI
Investment Funds
BVI Investment Funds

Publications

CRS deadlines extended On 24 March 2017 the Government of the British Virgin Islands announced that the 2017 deadlines for notification and reporting obligations under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) will be extended by two months... read more