“Top of the BVI legal market” – Harneys BVI retains its tier 1 ranking from Legal 500

Harneys BVI remains a leader in the jurisdiction, receiving top tier rankings from Legal 500 across Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; Corporate and Commercial; Dispute Resolution; Investment Funds; Real Estate; and Trusts/Private Client.

Partners Tanya Cassie-Parker, Peter Ferrer, Philip Graham, and Andrew Thorp are recognised as “leading individuals”. Jonathan Addo, Ellie Crespi, Stuart Cullen, Claire Goldstein and Michelle Frett-Mathavious are ranked “next generation partners”. Counsels Nadia Menezes and George Weston, and Senior Associates Lucy Hannett and Christopher Pease, are noted as “rising stars”.

Clients say: “Harneys has deep experience and is at the top of the BVI legal market - this is based upon experience, reputation and execution.” The firm is “just what clients want from offshore counsel”, their advice is “technical, pragmatic and creative”.

BVI Managing Partner, Tanya Cassie-Parker said: “Testament to our unmatched knowledge and experience in the BVI, we are delighted to retain our top tier ranking. Clients rely on our attentive and personal service, the excellence of our work, and the dedication of our lawyers.”

Harneys is the BVI's largest law firm with dedicated practice groups for all areas of commercial legal practice, each led by experienced, market-leading professionals. Harneys was the first legal practice in the BVI over 50 years ago and continues to be an industry leader by a wide margin. Harneys has been instrumental in legislative developments including updated legislation for the Approved Manager regime, creation of the approved funds and incubator funds in 2015, and drafting the new Limited Partnership Act which came into force in 2018. Harneys also provides fiduciary services to our fund clients through our associated corporate, trust and private wealth services business, Harneys Fiduciary, and is one of the few law firms in the BVI to offer this type of service.