Harneys highly recommended as “go-to law firm” in Chambers Global 2022 guide
Harneys has been recognised for its global offshore expertise in the Chambers Global 2022 guide. For the fourth consecutive year, the firm has secured a Band 1 ranking for its British Virgin Islands Corporate, Finance and Investment Funds practice. The firm has also been recognised for its Dispute Resolution practice in the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, and its Anguilla General Business Law expertise based abroad.
With the largest team of lawyers in the jurisdiction, Harneys remains synonymous with BVI corporate law. Additionally, in the Caribbean and Americas region, the firm offers a substantial and well-established Anguilla practice, and its Cayman team is noted for its especially strong client relationships in Latin America. In Asia and Europe, the Hong Kong office is consistently applauded for the strength of its litigation and insolvency team and the firm’s Cyprus office is well-regarded, earning high praise for corporate and finance transactional matters.
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Partners Greg Boyd, Philip Graham, and George Weston were all recommended for their Corporate, Finance, and Investment Funds expertise. Sources say: The lawyers are “pragmatic and highly responsive.” Another interviewee added: “They are my go-to law firm in the BVI.”
Partners Peter Ferrer, Claire Goldstein, and Andrew Thorp were recognised as experts in Dispute Resolution. A source praised the group for the way in which "they invest time and effort in paying close attention to developments across all their jurisdictions, which is of real value for their clients." Another source added: “Harneys BVI does an extremely good job of working with their other international offices to deliver an excellent service.”
Partners Nick Hoffman and Katie Pearson are recommended for their Dispute Resolution expertise. Sources state: “They are very responsive and always available to have calls at strange hours when necessary. It is pretty seamless working with them.”
Partner Michelle Frett-Mathavious and Counsel Richard Griffiths were listed as Anguilla experts based in the British Virgin Islands and Singapore respectively.
Global Managing Partner Ross Munro commented: “We are delighted to be held in high regard by our clients; our continuous recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team across the globe.”
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.