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Global Guide 2022
British Virgin Islands Dispute Resolution
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Band 1

4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Walkers

Walkers' BVI Dispute Resolution practice is known for its unrivalled expertise in corporate litigation, shareholder & boardroom disputes, and related advice on strategy, risk management & issues of corporate governance, contested takeovers, and contentious & non-contentious restructuring. It is also known for its first class, responsive approach to complex cross-border commercial disputes. 

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Dispute Resolution - British Virgin Islands
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What the team is known for

Walkers has a market-leading BVI disputes team with comprehensive expertise in shareholder disputes, cross-border insolvency proceedings and the enforcement of overseas arbitral awards. The team provides first-class advice on matters related to white-collar fraud disputes and high-value asset tracing. It frequently acts for companies and high net worth individuals hailing from Russia and the CIS states.

Work Highlights

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  • Rosalind Nicholson was the lead Walkers partner acting for Nam Tai Property on a USD175 million shareholder dispute.

Notable Practitioners

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Oliver Clifton
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Oliver Clifton
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Oliver Clifton has a strong reputation in the jurisdiction, particularly when it comes to the representation of clients based in Russia. He has many years' experience in the BVI and regularly assists with white-collar fraud and asset tracing work.
"He is an experienced and savvy BVI litigator." "He is very quick to catch every single detail and react. Oliver's presence is key to a smooth trial."

Rosalind Nicholson
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Rosalind Nicholson
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Band 2

Rosalind Nicholson has a strong focus on shareholder disputes, with additional expertise in contentious restructuring. She is very highly respected by her fellow lawyers in the BVI.

Murray Laing
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Murray Laing
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Murray Laing is an experienced offshore litigator and a well-established BVI name. He represents several big-name clients in a variety of cross-border commercial disputes and insolvency matters.
"Murray is a very sensible and solid partner."

Iain Tucker
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Iain Tucker
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Iain Tucker has more than two decades' experience advising on high-value fraud and insolvency cases, having practised at Hogan Lovells' London office prior to relocating to the BVI. He regularly acts for clients based in Greater China and the Russian Federation.

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Dispute Resolution

Oliver Clifton
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Oliver Clifton
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Band 1
Rosalind Nicholson
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Rosalind Nicholson
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Band 2
Iain Tucker
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Iain Tucker
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Band 4
Murray Laing
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Murray Laing
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Band 4

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Emmerson International Corporation

Jinpeng Group Limited

Lenta Ltd.

PwC

Tokeyna Management

Zolfo Cooper

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