Cayman Law Firm
Solomon Harris is a full service corporate/commercial law firm specialising in international offshore work with recognised expertise in a number of niche areas, including investment funds, captive insurance, capital markets and corporate restructuring/insolvency. The firm has developed a reputation as one of Cayman's top tier firms for providing effective offshore legal solutions, both promptly and efficiently. The firm continues to be recognised as a top ranking Cayman firm by the leading UK international law firm directories, such as Chambers Global and Legal 500 and is perceived in the market as a more "nimble" alternative to its larger competitors with a complement of very experienced lawyers across all work groups.
Nature of Practice
Solomon Harris' reputation has been built on its consistent responsiveness to client needs and its straightforward, commercially focused advice. The firm's clients include major financial institutions, public and private companies, high net worth individuals, major onshore law firms and accounting firms, including a number of well-recognised names such as Société Générale, Unibanco, Banco Itau, Harcourt and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to providing services directly to clients, the firm has also assisted clients by providing management of legal counsel in other Caribbean jurisdictions. Read more +
Although the Firm is structured in departments (Corporate/Commercial; Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery; and Local Practice/Banking), the boundaries between the departments are very fluid and frequently work is handled on a cross-departmental basis.
The firm's main practice areas, in alphabetical order, are: Capital Markets; Company and Partnership Formation; Corporate Recovery/Insolvency; Dispute Resolution; Employee Benefits; Finance; Insurance; Investment Funds and Private Equity Funds; Listing Services, Local Commercial, Banking and Licensing; Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures; Private Client (trusts, wills, probate, estate matters); Real Estate/Property Law. read less --
Insolvency: Valuing Contingent Claims
Danka Business Systems Plc (In Liquidation), Re Also known as: Ricoh Europe Holdings BV v Spratt Court of Appeal (Civil Division) 19 February 2013  EWCA Civ 92:
A liquidator does not have to wait for...
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Deliberate breach of a Court Order - procedural irregularity or contempt?
James Samuel Jackson v James Steven Jackson and Jerome Steven Jackson- Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, Civil Division, Cause No.7 of 2012 4 and 16 April 2013
In a recent case before the Cayman Islands Grand Court in Chambers, the Chief Justice was fa...
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When can Cayman Islands Court proceedings be kept private?
Global Torch Ltd v Apex Global Management Ltd. and others  All ER (D) 159
A winding up petition was recently presented in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands which hadall identifying features obscured. There are ver...
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