Whether establishing a multi-generational trust, navigating cross-border regulatory requirements or acquiring a business or asset, we strive to help our clients to achieve their goals by providing a single point of contact and seamless service delivery. A personal approach is central to our offering; we invest time in developing relationships with each client so we can offer the best solution and anticipate future needs, leveraging the full breadth of Harneys' practice area expertise, specialisms and global network where appropriate. Our clients include HNWIs and their advisors, family offices, trust companies and other corporate clients.
We have earned a global reputation for the excellence in the area of trusts and estate planning due to our personal, commercially sensitive, and pragmatic approach. Our lawyers have deep expertise in BVI VISTA Trusts, Cayman STAR Trusts and Cyprus International Trusts (CITs). We are market leaders in estate planning and investment, asset protection, tax/financial planning, succession planning, and international estate and probate administration. Additionally, we have strong experience in drafting all types of wills, from simple wills disposing of shares in a BVI, Cayman or Cyprus company, to more complex wills establishing family trusts.
With a global team spanning Bermuda, BVI, Cayman, London and Asia, we are able to support clients wherever they are worldwide. In addition, our private wealth lawyers work alongside professionals from Harneys Fiduciary, which provides a full complement of corporate, wealth and fiduciary services in Bermuda, BVI and the Cayman Islands. We hold trust licenses in several jurisdictions and our product offering also includes Hong Kong and New Zealand.
We also work closely with our leading litigation teams in Asia, London, Bermuda, BVI and Cayman to provide advice on trusts litigation and contentious matters involving complex tax and trusts structuring, cross-border probate, succession planning and international trusts disputes.