Offshore

Tech innovations in offshore law firms

What offshore firms are doing (and not doing) about legal tech

Last month The Lawyer published the first-ever Offshore Litigation Survey, which revealed the cases on which the top firms have been active as well as firms’ bench strengths. As part of the survey we also asked offshore firms about their technology-related innovations and how they project manage their litigation matters. Offshore firms have introduced a number of […]

The offshore firms with the biggest litigation teams

Over the summer The Lawyer surveyed the top offshore firms about their litigation practices, strategy, and use of technology. What emerged most clearly is that litigation and general contentious work is big business for offshore firms. To take just a handful of examples, litigation represents around half the turnover at Collas Crill and Campbells, while at Appleby, Bedell Cristin and Harneys it accounts for between a quarter and a third of total billings.

Primeo v HSBC: Cayman Court delivers Madoff Judgment

On 23 August 2017, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands delivered a landmark judgment in Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation) (Primeo) v Bank of Bermuda (Cayman Limited) and HSBC Securities Services (Luxembourg) SA (HSSL) (together the HSBC Defendants). In his judgment, Mr Justice Jones QC found that the HSBC Defendants breached various ongoing duties […]

Ogier appoints new senior associate

Tatiana Collins from Ogier’s investment funds and corporate team in Jersey has been promoted to senior associate. Tatiana joined Ogier in 2014. She specialises in funds and corporate transactions, including the establishment, management, restructuring and liquidation of various types of funds and corporate structures, dealing with related tax and regulatory issues (including the AIFMD), structured […]

Ogier lawyers nominated for Future Leaders Awards

Josephine Howe and Sevyn Kalsi from Ogier’s Jersey Private Client and Trusts team have been recognised as Future Leaders in Citywealth’s forthcoming awards. Both have already been named in Citywealth Top 100 Future Leaders List recognising the leading advisers in the private client world aged under 40. “We are very pleased about the nominations of […]

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