March 2, 2021

Dishonesty is a serious allegation and must not be pleaded lightly: rolled-up plea is insufficient

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By Nick Hoffman, Anya Park, Vicky Lord Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP From ILO The Grand Court has set out the requirements for pleading a cause of action of dishonest assistance and reaffirmed the established principles of the defence of estoppel. The decision in William Ritter and Geneva Insurance SPC Limited (In Voluntary Liquidation) v […]

Youth Parliament to debate two interesting topics

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Nineteen students aged 14-19 have chosen two attention-grabbing topics for their debates in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Eleventh Youth Parliament that takes place at the LA on Monday, 12 March 2018. The two subjects for debate are both being brought through Private Member Motions. The first seeks to amend the Elections Law, to mandate candidates […]

Harneys breaks new ground: Third Party Litigation Funding in the Cayman Islands

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Harneys is pleased to announce that it has forged a new path in Cayman Islands law, acting for the applicant in obtaining the Grand Court’s approval of a third party litigation funding agreement. The Grand Court’s ruling in A Company v A Funder (unreported) is significant for the Cayman Islands as a jurisdiction because it […]

Harneys continues to strengthen Cayman Litigation Team

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Global offshore law firm Harneys is pleased to announce that Nick Hoffman has been appointed Head of Cayman’s Litigation and Insolvency practice. In addition, Chris Russell will join the firm in early 2018 as a consultant. The Cayman litigation team will also be adding a number of associates in the New Year. Cayman Managing Partner, […]

Harneys announces two new litigation partners in Cayman Islands

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Harneys is pleased to announce Madeleine Heal and Nick Hoffman have joined its Cayman Islands litigation practice as partners effective 12 July 2017. The duo will bring a significant level of experience to the firm’s leading Cayman litigation practice, which continues to increase its capabilities and prominence. Madeleine Heal has over 20 years’ experience as […]