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BVI Costs Clarity: Court Finds Foreign Lawyers' Costs 'Generally Recoverable'
In the recent decision of Garkusha v Yegiazaryan and Ors the Court of Appeal created some doubt as to the recoverability and legality of foreign lawyers working on matters being litigated before the Courts in the BVI.
British Virgin Islands
27 Jul 2016
At What Costs? Court Of Appeal Ruling Raises Questions About BVI Legal Profession Act
In Garkusha v Yegiazaryan and Ors (BVIHCMAP 2015/0010), the full Court of Appeal held that the fees of foreign lawyers not licensed under the Legal Profession Act 2015 (the Act) are not recoverable in a costs assessment.
British Virgin Islands
16 Jun 2016
BVI Commercial Court Appoints Two New Judges
Harneys is pleased to report the appointments of Justice Sher QC and Justice Wallbank to the BVI Commercial Court, as Commercial Court Judges, commencing in May.
British Virgin Islands
3 May 2016
Disclosure Of Information In The BVI
Disclosure orders constitute a very powerful weapon for the tracking down and recovery of assets.
British Virgin Islands
20 Apr 2016
Fairfield Sentry - New Guidance From The BVI Court
After the decision of the Privy Council in April 2014, the long running Fairfield Sentry case continued today with the new judgment of Leon J. concerning the status of the related US Bankruptcy Court proceedings.
British Virgin Islands
23 Mar 2016
The BVI's New Legal Profession Act: What English QCs Need To Know
In late 2015, after nearly a decade of consultation and back-and-forth, the BVI passed into law a new Legal Profession Act (LPA) regulating inter alia admissions and practice.
British Virgin Islands
25 Feb 2016
BVI Court Issues Pivotal Guidance On Exclusive Jurisdiction Clause
Winding up proceedings brought on just and equitable grounds relating to BVI companies will not be caught by an exclusive jurisdiction clause contained in a shareholders agreement.
British Virgin Islands
20 Oct 2014
The Big Chill
Phillip Kite of Harneys looks at the subject of injunctions generally with a particular emphasis on recent case law on freezing orders.
British Virgin Islands
27 May 2014
BVI Case Notes, October 2013
Below is a summary of recent cases out of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Commercial Court, compiled by Harneys’ Litigation team.
British Virgin Islands
4 Nov 2013
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