Fountain Court’s offshore litigation practice undertakes work not only for institutional clients but also for high net worth individuals, including those with trust structures in the region. We act both for and against high-net worth individuals. This offshore litigation work is complemented by our other practice offerings:
- Banking and finance;
- Civil Fraud;
- Commercial Litigation;
- Insolvency and restructuring
We have expertise in dealing with Russian and CIS related claims having acted in most of the major commercial cases between oligarchs over the last few tears, with satellite litigation in offshore centres such as Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man.
Our members’ appearances in the Caribbean, both at trial and at appeal, are longstanding, and include, in recent years, the longest civil fraud trial ever litigated in the Cayman Islands, Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brother Company v Saad Investments Company Ltd; Alfa Telecom v TeliaSonera and Cukurova v Sonera in the BVI (the latter eventually decided in the Privy Coucil), the Digicel v Cable & Wireless case; the CLICO Inquiry in Trinidad and Tobago; and a high-profile commercial fraud and bribery case in the Turks & Caicos Islands; Arch Cru litigation, heard in Guernsey, and the BITEL litigation in the Isle of Man (the justiciability of the which was decided by in the Privy Council).
Michael Green QC served as a High Court Judge in the Commercial Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court for a period of three months before returning to full time practice, and Fountain Court door tenant Sebastian Said practises in the Cayman Islands at the leading litigation firm, Appleby.
Many of our barristers are called in other jurisdictions including the Cayman Islands, BVI, Trinidad, Jersey and Isle of Man. For our full overseas call list please see here.