Harneys is at the top of the Chambers High Net Worth rankings, listed as Band 1 for offshore trusts in the British Virgin Islands, whilst remaining Band 2 in the Cayman Islands rankings. This is the fifth year in a row the firm has received this accolade.
Market experts describe Harneys as their “go-to firm for trust matters due to their responsiveness and sophisticated knowledge in the trust area.” Clients say the firm “stay on top of the latest legal developments and ensure that their knowledge is shared with the clients.”
Partner Henry Mander, who leads the Cayman and BVI Trusts practice, was ranked as Band 1 in Cayman and described as “very measured, very sensitive to people's requirements and technically extremely good” and “very strong on the non-contentious side”. Counsel Charles Moore was also ranked and recognised as "very calm" and "very good at seeing what the problem is”.
Henry said: “The Harneys Private Wealth team consists of highly respected lawyers that are dedicated to providing personal, commercially sensitive, and pragmatic advice. We are delighted to be continuously recognised by this reputable guide and our fellow professionals as experts in our field.”
The firm’s Trusts practice advises individual and commercial clients on the establishment, administration and structuring of all types of BVI, Cayman and Cyprus trusts. Harneys provides bespoke and innovative succession and wealth management solutions to a wide range of clients from a wide range of countries.
Chambers High Net Worth ranks the leading and most dedicated lawyers and law firms for international private wealth. These extensive and market-leading recommendations, rankings and insights are based on an in-depth analysis of more than 55 countries around the world, including every major private wealth market.