Vicky Lord is a partner in Harneys' Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency group in Hong Kong. Her practice focuses on serving the needs of both professional and lay clients in relation to BVI and Cayman Islands law.
Vicky has a wide breadth of experience in cross-border jurisdictional commercial matters, from insolvency to shareholder disputes, both led and acting alone, in the BVI Commercial Court and Court of Appeal and has also appeared in the Privy Council in London. She has particular expertise in high-value, high-profile commercial offshore disputes with cross-border elements, where she has acted for clients with considerable success. She counts some of the world’s best known financial institutions, blue-chip companies and ultra-high net worth individuals amongst her client base.
Prior to joining us as a senior associate in 2014, Vicky practised as a litigation barrister in the BVI with another leading offshore firm. Before working offshore, Vicky was in-house counsel with Kingsley Napley LLP. She has both led and acted alone in the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and has also appeared in the Privy Council. Vicky has particular expertise in high value contentious trusts and probate litigation, where she has acted for trustees, beneficiaries and third parties with considerable success.
Vicky is a past winner of the Client Choice Award (2014) for the BVI for offshore services and is a member of the Chancery Bar Association. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.