Harneys BVI - Experienced Advocate

  • Location:

    British Virgin Islands

  • Sector:


  • Job type:

    Experienced Advocate

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Mona Rangar

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    277 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    24 October 2023

Harneys BVI are looking for an experienced advocate to join their Dispute Resolution team.

A leading offshore firm…

Harneys is an international law firm spanning all major transactional, contentious and private client disciplines. We pride ourselves on the innovative and progressive advice that we deliver to our top-tier clients worldwide.

Our litigation, insolvency and restructuring group has been involved in the most significant global offshore disputes and complex cross-border restructurings and insolvencies of recent times, winning keynote victories for our clients and often shaping the law.

We act for a very diverse range of clients including all major financial institutions, the Big Four and other leading accounting firms, and the world’s leading law firms, in addition to a large range of corporations, shareholders, corporate debtors, trustees, directors, private equity sponsors and hedge funds.

We litigate the full range of fraud claims, shareholder disputes, contentious trusts disputes, enforcement of foreign rulings and arbitrations, and cases involving insolvency and restructuring. We litigate matters from first instance up to the Privy Council and remain the first port of call for the majority of BVI litigants.

that shares your ambition

Like you, we want to leverage our unrivalled experience and knowledge to offer our clients the best outcome and the highest quality service. To be the pre-eminent firm of tomorrow, we must embrace challenge, adapt and strive to be better.

We welcome applications from candidates who share our growth mind-set and who value an environment in which they can further develop their practice and the firm’s global reputation for excellence.

What we are looking for

You are a talented and driven barrister qualified in England & Wales with substantial experience in commercial and/or chancery court work, particularly as lead advocate in higher courts.

As a key part of the team you will work on a range of commercial litigation and insolvency matters. These will include very high-value, complex disputes ranging from urgent interim relief applications to trials concerning shareholder disputes, fraud and trust matters.

Why Harneys?

Harneys is a leading global offshore law firm with entrepreneurial thinking built around professionalism, personal service and rapid response. Open, progressive and personable, we provide advice on British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Bermuda and Anguilla law to an international client base which includes the world’s top law firms, financial institutions, investment funds and private individuals. Our network is the largest among offshore law firms, with locations in major financial centres across Europe, Asia and the Americas, allowing us to provide services of the highest quality to clients in their own languages and time zones.

We operate in a collegiate and personable environment with excellent career development on offer and a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package, which includes flexible working arrangements.

Harneys is strictly an equal opportunities employer and we recognise the benefits of diversity.

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