Collas Crill has had its BVI and Cayman offices recognised in Legal 500's Caribbean directories for 2019.
The BVI office is recognised in Tier 3 for its Corporate and Commercial work, and Tier 4 for Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; both areas are led by Partner Ian Montgomery who is individually named as a 'Next Generation Partner'.
Its Dispute Resolution (DR) team made Tier 4, with its leader Gerard Farara QC recommended for his work with international commercial litigation and insolvency matters.
Cayman's International Private Client and Trusts (IPCT) department is ranked in Tier 3 after only one year of operating as a newly formed team. It is led by Partner Tom Mylott, and is described as a 'knowledgeable, experienced and capable legal team...well equipped to handle any situation, working in a timely and efficient manner. It works well together to provide high-quality advice and support to trustees'.
The Cayman DR team is described by clients as 'approachable, commercial and has strength in depth.' Partner and head of the DR team, Stephen Leontsinis, is recognised as a 'Leading Individual', along with Counsel Rocco Cecere as a 'Rising Star'.
Further listings for Cayman are: Tier 3 – Corporate and Commercial, Tier 4 – Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and Investment Funds. 'Highly Regarded' Alan de Saram works alongside 'Key Practitioner' Stephen Nelson and 'Rising Star' Natalie Bell across these practice areas.
Jason Romer, Group Managing Partner commented: 'Both our BVI and Cayman offices are made up of extremely talented and experienced lawyers, and I'm pleased to see this reflected in the directory listings.
'In the last year, there have been a number of promotions and new appointments in both jurisdictions; as a firm we really recognise the value of investing in our people, which is ultimately what enables us to grow and progress as we are.'
The full list of Legal 500's Caribbean rankings can be seen here.