Harneys welcomes two new senior associates to its Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team. Victoria Lissack and Katherine McMenamin have joined the firm’s BVI and Hong Kong offices, respectively. Since the beginning of the year the practice has had ten additional joiners in BVI, Cayman and Hong Kong.
Victoria previously worked at Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands. Before moving offshore, Victoria worked for a major US law firm in London and in the litigation group of the UK financial services regulator. She has particular expertise in financial services litigation and contentious regulatory matters.
Prior to joining Harneys, Katherine worked at top tier international firms in Hong Kong and Singapore. She specialises in contentious and non-contentious restructuring and formal insolvency matters, with a focus on distressed investments and bond defaults.
Partners Peter Ferrer and Phillip Kite, Co-heads of the Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring group, commented: “We are very excited to have Victoria and Katherine join our teams. These new additions showcase our continued investment in the practice, and their various skills and strong international experience significantly complements our already notable practice group.”
Harneys Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring covers three main practices: Litigation & Insolvency, Restructuring, and International Arbitration. Offshore litigation, insolvency and asset recovery are one of the firm’s core areas of specialisation, providing clients with clear, timely and innovative solutions in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. The firm’s dedicated global Restructuring group offers the high-quality expertise required to navigate the complexities which can arise for a distressed company in a cross-border environment. The firm’s International Arbitration team are experienced specialists, regularly advising on all aspects of enforcement and interim measures in support of arbitration.