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Cains

Offshore: Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 1Isle of ManUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

An acknowledged leader in complex commercial dispute work, including shareholder litigation, trust matters and freezing orders, with additional strength in white-collar criminal proceedings. Also provides experience in regulatory matters. Offers adept handling of professional negligence allegations.

Strengths

"They are easy to work with, happy to answer questions and share knowledge, and very responsive," comments a client.

A commentator adds: "There's no question they are the go-to and the best of the bunch. They have the big picture of litigation in mind at all times, and the quality of work is excellent."

One interviewee notes: "They are very knowledgeable, professional and give sound advice that is easily understandable."

Work highlights

Acted for Leonteq Securities alongside Slaughter and May in their defence of a claim brought by Old Mutual International.

Notable practitioners

Peter Clucas is Cains's managing director and also serves as the head of the litigation department. He is highly respected for his work on liquidations, contentious trust matters and shareholder actions.
"Peter is an accomplished, knowledgeable lawyer who is good under pressure and methodical in his approach." "He is so well regarded and one of the most experienced litigation lawyers on the island."

Robert Colquitt has a varied dispute practice and regularly advises clients on complex litigation, including fraud and contentious liquidation matters.
"He's a standout lawyer for dispute resolution and litigation. He has been excellent, and has cut through extraneous information to focus on what the judge wants to hear." "He has a very professional approach and is pragmatic in resolving trust matters."

Seth Caine has a wealth of experience with regard to commercial disputes and is highly respected for his work representing clients in both trust and corporate litigation.
"His strengths are his expert knowledge in Manx trust law and that he gives his advice in a clear and understandable language."

Tara Cubbon assists clients with a variety of commercial disputes including insolvency and trust matters.

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Offshore: Dispute Resolution

Cains

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Location

Fort Anne

South Quay

Douglas

Isle of Man

UK

IM1 5PD

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Isle of Man

Offshore: Dispute Resolution


Peter Clucas
Band 1
Robert Colquitt
Band 2
Seth Caine
Senior Statespeople
Tara Cubbon
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