Harneys promotes Cayman Islands based Carolynn Vivian to group general counsel

Harneys is pleased to announce the appointment of Carolynn Vivian to group general counsel. She is based in the Cayman Islands and advises on all aspects of Cayman regulatory, corporate and commercial law.

Carolynn, who has been with the firm since 2014, counsels financial services clients on matters relating to licensing, the conduct of business, corporate governance, prudential requirements, regulatory reporting, audits, AML requirements and relations with CIMA. She has significant experience advising banks, trust companies, fund administrators, company managers, investment managers, advisors and broker dealers, from the establishment stage to full operations. 

In addition to specialising in financial services regulation, Carolynn has over 20 years of experience, both in house and in private practice, advising on an array of corporate law matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and finance transactions, restructuring and local licensing. 

Ross Munro, Partner and global head of Harneys Fiduciary, said: “Carolynn’s in-depth knowledge of the firm and industry experience make her an invaluable member of the Harneys team and a superb choice for this role. We are delighted that she has agreed to take on the position.” 

Harneys is a global offshore law firm that provides advice on British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Bermuda and Anguilla law to an international client base which includes the world’s top law firms, financial institutions and investment funds, as well as high net worth individuals.

Harneys Fiduciary is an independent provider of specialised corporate, trust and fiduciary services operating from key offshore and onshore locations around the world, delivering bespoke solutions for corporate, investment fund and private clients.