High praise for Mourant Ozannes Caribbean offices in Chambers Global
27 February 2018
Mourant Ozannes British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cayman Islands practices have been recognised once again in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners Global 2018 rankings for their "thoughtful strategic vision" and "good attention to detail" as well as being "a very good firm with a wide range of knowledge and expertise."
The firm's BVI dispute resolution practice climbed to tier three this year alongside its corporate and finance practice, while the Cayman Islands office has maintained every ranking including tier two for the dispute resolution and investment funds teams. The rankings featured 13 recommended lawyers across the two jurisdictions, with sources praising Mourant Ozannes lawyers for "establishing strong relationships with their clients."
Mourant Ozannes BVI Managing Partner, Rachael McDonald, said: "The Chambers & Partners rankings take into account thorough independent market research, including detailed feedback from the people who matter to us most – our clients. This recognition for the quality and calibre of our people, and the work we undertake is very important to us and we would like to thank all those who gave their time to provide such positive feedback on our services. In particular, we are extremely proud to have climbed a tier in our BVI litigation practice."
Mourant Ozannes internationally renowned BVI dispute resolution team has been highly praised as a "respected team with a solid track record in the full spectrum of BVI dispute matters". Notable practitioners include Eleanor Morgan, a "well-regarded commercial litigator" and Nicholas Fox who is acknowledged for an "incredible work ethic and great eye for detail."
In the Cayman Islands, the firm's tier two dispute and resolution practice has been praised for its "sizeable team which has handled some of the largest commercial litigations in the jurisdiction in recent years" with sources saying "they have a very wide base of knowledge and get good results." The firm has also maintained its rankings for the tier two investment funds practice which has been commended as a "respected team" and "provides high-quality work across the full range of real estate, private equity and hedge funds." The Cayman Islands team and the BVI team has also maintained a tier three ranking for corporate and finance.
Mourant Ozannes recommended lawyers in the BVI includes Rachael McDonald for corporate and finance, Nicholas Fox and Eleanor Morgan for dispute resolution. Recommended lawyers in the Cayman Islands are Robert Duggan, Chinyin Johnston and Neal Lomax for corporate and finance, Simon Dickson, Christopher Harlowe, Peter Hayden and Hector Robinson QC for dispute resolution and Hayden Isbister, Alex Last, Neal Lomax and Catherine Pham for investment funds.