“Just what clients want from offshore counsel” – Harneys Cayman ranked by Legal 500

Harneys Cayman remains a leader for its Trusts/Private Client expertise, receiving a top tier ranking from Legal 500. The firm has maintained its Tier 2 ranking for Dispute Resolution in Cayman.  

Henry Mander, head of the firm’s Cayman and BVI Trusts practice, has been named a “leading individual”; clients say he is “the ideal private client lawyer: a perfect blend of charm, understanding, legal knowledge and intellectual ability”. Senior Associate Charles Moore is noted as a “rising star”, clients have said he is “one of the up-and-coming players”.

Nick Hoffman, head of the firm’s Cayman Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring group, has been recognised as a “leading individual”, and has been praised by clients for his ability to handle “challenging, fast-moving situations with real skill”. Katie Pearson is noted as a “next generation partner”, while Senior Associate Gráinne King is recognised as a “rising star”. A source has said the department is an: “experienced, commercial and easy-to-deal team that rivals the self-styled litigation elite in Cayman, but without the fuss”.

Cayman Managing Partner, Marco Martins, said: “Our teams have truly excelled themselves; the client testimonials cement both departments’ hard work and dedication.”

Harneys continues to build on its strong global presence, which drives a significant amount of business to the Cayman Islands. The firm is dominant in offshore litigation and restructuring, with a growing team which spans the BVI, Cayman, Hong Kong and London. The firm also provides bespoke and innovative succession and wealth management solutions to a wide range of international clients.