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Harneys partners named Top Offshore Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal

28 Mar 2022

Harneys is delighted to announce that Partners Philip Graham, Ian Mann, Raymond Ng, Chai Ridgers, and Paul Sephton have been recognised by Asia Business Law Journal in its annual list of Top Offshore Lawyers.


The list highlights offshore practitioners who have successfully handled significant cases and exceeded client expectations in the process. Lawyers were selected based on their case portfolio, client recommendations, and feedback from the market.


Phil is the global head of our Investment Funds and Regulatory groups and head of the transactional team in the British Virgin Islands. With over 15 years’ of experience advising all types of fund vehicles, he is a trusted advisor for offshore investment funds, including pre-formation strategy, regulatory compliance and restructuring.


Ian is our Asia managing partner and he specialises in restructuring, insolvency, shareholder disputes, and contentious trusts. He is an experienced advocate and also a Board Director and Fellow of INSOL International as well as a qualified Trusts and Estates Practitioner.


Raymond is co-head of our global Banking & Finance and Corporate groups. He advises clients on corporate deals including mergers and acquisitions, private and public equity and debt offerings, SPAC transactions, pre-IPO financings, joint ventures and cross-border transactions.


Chai leads our Restructuring practice in Asia and specialises in cross-border restructurings, insolvency and workouts of distressed companies. He advises financial institutions, insolvency office holders, creditors’ committees, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, debtor-in-possession loan providers and corporate debtors.


Paul is co-head of our global Banking & Finance and Corporate groups and head of our transactional team in Asia. He advises onshore firms, international financial institutions and listed and private companies on areas such as leveraged finance, margin and syndicated lending, take-private and acquisitions, bonds and derivatives and property finance.


Ian comments, “We are pleased to be named in the list as this recognises our ability to handle complicated, large-scale, cross-border transactions for our many clients around the world. Thank you to all clients and professionals who have nominated us."


Harneys has been at the forefront of the development of offshore jurisprudence for decades and has been involved in the most significant global disputes, winning keynote victories for its clients and often helping to shape the law. Offshore litigation, insolvency and asset recovery are core areas of specialisation, with teams spanning the BVI, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Cyprus. The firm provides clear, timely and innovative solutions for clients in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Authors

Philip Graham Harneys front portrait image on a grey background
Ian Mann Harneys front portrait image on a grey background
Raymond Ng Harneys front portrait image on a grey background
Chai Ridgers Harneys front portrait image on a grey background
Paul Sephton Harneys front portrait image on a grey background

Contact us
For further information, please contact the Harneys team at Byfield Consultancy.