Harneys British Virgin Islands has received a top tier ranking from Chambers and Partners for its Corporate & Finance practice and remains consistent for its Dispute Resolution practice.
Andrew Thorp, Head of Harneys’ BVI Litigation and Insolvency practice group, has been ranked a Band 1 lawyer. Partners Claire Goldstein, Philip Graham and Colin Riegels have been ranked Band 2 lawyers. Also ranked in the Chambers Global guide are Partners Greg Boyd and Indira Birkwood
A client commented: “We were extremely impressed. We know we are in safe hands with them. They are efficient, proactive and diligent, and nothing is ever too much trouble.” With another source adding: “They show strong co-ordination between offices and I find them the most reliable of all firms I deal with.”
Tanya Cassie-Parker, a partner in Harneys’ Transactional practice group, commented: “We are delighted with these results which affirm our unmatched expertise and prevalent leadership in the BVI. Our lawyers continue to dominate the market in advising on the most complex and high profile transactions.”
Harneys is also the only offshore law firm to be ranked by Chambers for its Anguilla expertise based abroad.
As the largest and longest-established law firm in the BVI, we have been instrumental in legislative developments including updated legislation for the Approved Manager regime, creation of the approved funds and incubator funds in 2015, and drafting the new Limited Partnership Act which came into force in 2018. Harneys also provides fiduciary services to our funds clients through our associated corporate, trust and private wealth services business, Harneys Fiduciary, and is one of the few law firms in the BVI to offer these type of services.