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Katie Pearson is a partner in Harneys' Cayman office and an experienced Cayman litigator. She achieves excellent results for clients in high-value and high-profile international commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring.

Katie has particular expertise in shareholder disputes (including share valuation disputes), hedge fund disputes, fraud and asset recovery (including urgent applications for emergency relief such as freezing injunctions and disclosure orders, and the appointment of receivers and liquidators), contractual disputes and trusts litigation.

She also frequently provides support for litigation and arbitration proceedings overseas, including seeking interim relief from the Cayman court in support of proceedings overseas, and enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards in the Cayman Islands.


Katie moved to the Cayman Islands in 2009 and practised in the Litigation and Insolvency department of another offshore firm for several years before joining Harneys in 2016. She began her legal career in London where she trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and practised at leading fraud litigation firm, Peter & Peters.