Asia-Pacific Asia-Pacific Region Offshore: Dispute Resolution
- Eliot SimpsonAppleby
1Colette Wilkins KCWalkers | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 1 |Colette Wilkins KC is highly reputed for her experience handling major shareholder disputes and white-collar fraud claims as well as highly contentious insolvency cases. She took silk in 2021. 1Ian MannHarney Westwood & Riegels | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 1 |Ian Mann is a well-established offshore litigator whose expertise covers both Cayman Islands and BVI law. He has a distinguished reputation for handling high-stakes litigation and restructuring and insolvency cases. 1Shaun FolppCampbells | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 1 |Shaun Folpp is the managing partner of Campbells' Hong Kong office and has considerable experience handling BVI and Cayman aspects of general commercial, financial services and trust dispute cases. He also handles liquidation and take-private mandates.
- Eliot SimpsonAppleby | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 2
3Aisling DwyerMaples Group | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |Aisling Dwyer is lauded for her litigation capabilities. She provides representation before the BVI and Cayman Islands courts and offers substantial experience in dispute resolution, particularly regarding contentious restructuring and insolvency matters. 3Chai RidgersHarney Westwood & Riegels | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |Chai Ridgers is well regarded as a restructuring and insolvency specialist. Leading the firm's Asia restructuring practice, he has notable expertise acting for distressed companies on insolvency and restructuring mandates. 3James NobleCarey Olsen | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |James Noble leads Carey Olsen's litigation, insolvency and restructuring practice in Asia. This includes advising on shareholder disputes and family disputes for high net worth clients. 3Joanne CollettWalkers | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |Joanne Collett possesses solid expertise in handling insolvency and restructuring mandates. She also advises on shareholder disputes and fund-related matters. Her work of late includes handling buyout and privatisation transactions. 3Joanne VerbiesenBedell Cristin | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |Joanne Verbiesen joined Bedell Cristin in 2021. She stands out for her expertise in offshore trust. She is also sought after for her knowledge in contentious matters such as shareholder disputes raised from transactions. 3Oliver PayneOgier | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |Oliver Payne leads Ogier's dispute resolution and restructuring and insolvency practice. He advises on Cayman Islands and BVI law and is adept at handling debt restructurings and wind-up proceedings.Key sectorsFinancial Services 3Tom PughWalkers | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3 |Tom Pugh frequently advises creditors with regards to debtor negotiations, liquidations, restructurings and recovery matters. He comes recommended for his handling of multi-jurisdictional matters.
- Matthew WatsonCarey Olsen | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3
- Sam RobertsonForbes Hare | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Band 3
Up and Coming
UClaire FultonMourant | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Up and Coming |Claire Fulton advises lenders, investors and liquidators in restructurings and insolvencies, including dealing with shareholder disputes. She also assists with share acquisitions. UJeremy LightfootCarey Olsen | Offshore: Dispute Resolution2023 | Up and Coming |Jeremy Lightfoot heads the dispute resolution and litigation practice in Hong Kong. He handles big-ticket shareholder disputes and contentious restructuring and insolvency matters and advises on Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda law.