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The Offshore Litigation Blog is where you will find recent case updates, offshore litigation news, offshore filings lists, interviews and even some insights into island life, written by Harneys litigators from around the world.

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Jonathan Addo
Jonathan Addo
  • Jonathan Addo

  • Partner
  • British Virgin Islands
Ian Mann
Ian Mann
  • Ian Mann

  • Partner
  • Hong Kong
Nick Hoffman
Nick Hoffman
  • Nick Hoffman

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands
Vicky Lord
Vicky Lord
  • Vicky Lord

  • Partner
  • Shanghai
Chai Ridgers
Chai Ridgers
  • Chai Ridgers

  • Partner
  • Hong Kong
William Peake
William Peake
  • William Peake

  • Partner
  • London
Peter Ferrer
Peter Ferrer
  • Peter Ferrer

  • Partner
  • British Virgin Islands
Jeremy Child
Jeremy Child
  • Jeremy Child

  • Partner
  • London
Claire Goldstein
Claire Goldstein
  • Claire Goldstein

  • Partner
  • British Virgin Islands
Jayson Wood
Jayson Wood
  • Jayson Wood

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands
Phillip Kite
Phillip Kite
  • Phillip Kite

  • Partner
  • London
Stuart Cullen
Stuart Cullen
  • Stuart Cullen

  • Partner
  • British Virgin Islands
Lorinda Peasland
Lorinda Peasland
  • Lorinda Peasland

  • Consultant
  • Hong Kong
Paul Madden
Paul Madden
  • Paul Madden

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands
Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams
  • Jessica Williams

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands
Paula Kay
Paula Kay
  • Paula Kay

  • Partner
  • Hong Kong
Andrew Thorp
Andrew Thorp
  • Andrew Thorp

  • Partner
  • British Virgin Islands
Henry Mander
Henry Mander
  • Henry Mander

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands
Andrew Johnstone
Andrew Johnstone
  • Andrew Johnstone

  • Partner
  • Hong Kong
Nicola Roberts
Nicola Roberts
  • Nicola Roberts

  • Partner
  • Hong Kong
Julie Engwirda
Julie Engwirda
  • Julie Engwirda

  • Partner
  • Hong Kong
Paul Smith
Paul Smith
  • Paul Smith

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands

Court of Appeal delves deep into legal advice privilege: CAA v R (Jet2.Com Limited) (Blog 1)

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has recently handed down an important and practical decision on the principle and scope of legal advice (as opposed to litigation) privilege. The appeal, made within the context of judicial review proceedings brought by Jet2 against the UK Civil Aviation Authority, raises a number of important issues concerning LAP.

James Eggleton, Andrew Thorp,
Vicky Lord, William Peake

The cost of expert shopping

The English High Court confirmed the default position of requiring disclosure of a first expert’s report or draft report where a party seeks to change experts without good explanation.

Laura de Heer, Ian Mann,
Claire Goldstein, Jonathan Addo,
Jessica Williams, Phillip Kite

Default judgments – Why a trial on the merits can be more beneficial

A decision of the English High Court released last week deals with the important issue of default judgments and specifically how enforcing a default judgment in other jurisdictions can be difficult if the judgment is not on the merits. The decision will be of interest to both offshore and onshore practitioners.

Conal Keane, Jessica Williams,
Nicola Roberts, Jeremy Child

Fund managers pay the price for unjustified opposition to supervision order

In its recent costs ruling in Re Adamas Asia Strategic Opportunity Fund Limited (in Voluntary Liquidation), the Cayman Grand Court rejected a fund manager’s argument that costs should not follow the event as it had acted reasonably in opposing a supervision order and the appointment of official liquidators.

Katie Pearson, Mark Burrows,
Andrew Johnstone, Jeremy Child