New senior talent added to Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team at Harneys
Litigation & Insolvency

New senior talent added to Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team at Harneys

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.
Inaction of a Director in Twilight Period: Byers v Chen (aka Ningning) [2021] UKPC 4
Litigation & Insolvency

Inaction of a Director in Twilight Period: Byers v Chen (aka Ningning) [2021] UKPC 4

This article, originally published by The World Financial Review, examines the recent Privy Council decision of Byers v Chen and what it could mean for directors throughout the common law, a world where Privy Council cases are highly persuasive. In the post-Covid period, this case, coupled with an earlier ruling in BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA, has made directors’ duties appreciably more concerning.
Harneys articled clerk programme sees another successful graduate

Harneys articled clerk programme sees another successful graduate

Harneys is delighted to announce that Natasja Levy has completed her Articles of Clerkship and has been admitted as an attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. We are equally excited to announce that Natasja has chosen to join our corporate practice as an Associate.
Seven steps to buying property in the British Virgin Islands
BVI property and real estate

Seven steps to buying property in the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands has turned into a supernova destination for property purchases, due to an increased demand for real estate in locations that have proven themselves as safe havens during the pandemic.