Harneys recognised as the “first port of call” in Chambers HNW guide 2022
Harneys remains at the top of the Chambers High Net Worth rankings, listed as Band 1 for offshore trusts in the British Virgin Islands and Band 2 in the Cayman Islands. This is the sixth consecutive year the firm has received this recognition.
The firm remains a popular choice for clients, with sources describing it as their “first port of call for advice and assistance on complex and sophisticated private client matters.” Clients say “their teamwork is excellent and adds value. There is great diversity of knowledge, which provides clear solutions” and praise the firm for providing advice that is “well considered, comprehensive and clear even when the matter is very complex.”
Partner Henry Mander, who leads the BVI and Cayman Trusts practice, was ranked as Band 1 in Cayman and is described as a “top-class trust and equity adviser” who is “highly knowledgeable, technically excellent and can always be depended upon to provide timely, expert advice on difficult issues.”
Counsel Charles Moore was also ranked and recognised as "an excellent, well-rounded counsellor who provides extremely responsive service and is always ready with up-to-date, practical solutions to complex issues." Sources also add "his professionalism is unsurpassed. He has a passion for his area of work, which reflects in his communication."
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 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.