Harneys welcomes a new global practice head and two partners among new year promotions

Harneys is pleased to announce that Henry Mander is the new global practice head of Trusts and Private Client, Litigation team members John McCarroll and Chris Pease have been promoted to partner, and there are seven additional promotions to counsel.

Henry Mander leads our BVI and Cayman Islands Trusts practice and is an expert on all aspects of trust law in these jurisdictions. He works with both private and institutional clients, including banks and trust companies, across a broad range of trust and estate planning work, including the creation, administration and termination of complex international trusts.

John McCarroll is a member of our British Virgin Islands Litigation team. John, who has been a silk since 2013, specialises in advocacy. He acts and advises is all areas of commercial work with a particular emphasis on shareholder disputes, restructuring, trusts, fraud and asset recovery.

Chris Pease advises on all aspects of commercial disputes and insolvency matters, with a particular specialism for: disputes concerning fraud and bribery; asset recovery; applications for interim injunctive relief; and applications for pre-action and third-party disclosure.

In addition, we have seven promotions to counsel: Kimberly Crabbe-Adams, Sonia Hamshaw, Valentina Hadjisoteriou, Marcia McFarlane, James Smith, Sarah Thompson, and Carolynn Vivian.

Chairman Peter Tarn commented: “I would like to congratulate everyone and welcome them to their new roles. Each of them exemplify the personal qualities that underpin the firm’s core values and have demonstrated their ability to shape our future as a business. I look forward to watching their continued success.”

Harneys is a global offshore law firm with entrepreneurial thinking built around professionalism, personal service and rapid response. Open, progressive and personable, we provide advice on British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Bermuda and Anguilla law to an international client base which includes the world’s top law firms, financial institutions, investment funds and private individuals. Our network is one of the largest among offshore law firms, with locations in major financial centres across Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Caribbean, allowing us to provide services of the highest quality to clients in their own languages and time zones.