Harneys appoints Peter Ferrer as Co-Head of Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring

Harneys is pleased to announce the promotion of Partner Peter Ferrer to co-head of the firm’s global Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team. Peter will jointly lead the team alongside Partner Phillip Kite.

Peter acts on behalf of institutions, companies, corporate entities and high net worth individuals. He is an experienced trial lawyer and has extensive experience of asset tracing and enforcement. Peter also heads the firm’s BVI-based Russian and CIS team and is consistently ranked by leading directories. Prior to joining Harneys BVI in 2016, he practised as a barrister at a leading set of chambers in London.

Phillip commented: “I am delighted to share this role with Peter. Together, we will continue to grow the global Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring group, with Peter placing particular emphasis on our international arbitration matters.”

Chairman Peter Tarn commented: “I would like to congratulate Peter on his new role. In recent years, he has played an integral part in the development of the practice, bringing a large amount of varied and high-profile business. As the firm broadens its international offering, I look forward to watching the success of this collaborative partnership.”

Harneys Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring covers three main practices: Litigation & Insolvency, Restructuring, and International Arbitration. Offshore litigation, insolvency and asset recovery are one of the firm’s core areas of specialisation, providing clients with clear, timely and innovative solutions in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. The firm’s dedicated global Restructuring group offers the high-quality expertise required to navigate the complexities which can arise for a distressed company in a cross-border environment. The firm’s International Arbitration team are experienced specialists, regularly advising on all aspects of enforcement and interim measures in support of arbitration.

Harneys is a global offshore law firm with entrepreneurial thinking built around professionalism, personal service and rapid response. Open, progressive and personable, the firm provides 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. Harneys 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 the firm to provide services of the highest quality to clients in their own languages and time zones.