Johann is a partner in the Private Client Department and joined Harneys in 2001. As our key contact for shipping, he advises some of the world's leading financial institutions, law firms, ship builders and yacht owners.
With expertise in both the BVI and the Cayman Islands, Johann assists clients with all aspects of the acquisition, registration, financing, disposal and operation of ships. He also advises local and foreign institutional and private clients on a variety of commercial and real estate matters, including corporate restructurings, acquisitions and disposal of real estate and businesses. Additionally, Johann advises domestic banking institutions in financing transactions and other matters related to BVI banking law.
Johann serves as the BVI shipping industry's representative on the Financial Services Business Development Committee. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is a notary public in the BVI.
Johann is recommended as a leading trusts and private client practitioner in the BVI.Legal 500
- British Virgin Islands
- Norman Manley Law School (Certificate of Legal Education)
- University of the West Indies (LLB)
- University of the West Indies (BSc)