Offshore Professional Risks

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Offshore Professional Risks

Our lawyers have extensive experience with the laws and procedures of many other offshore jurisdictions that follow English common law. Our lawyers have considerable experience dealing with insurance claims and contentious matters arising out of offshore jurisdictions in litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Our lawyers have relationships with specialist QCs and SCs.

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Our lawyers have extensive experience with the laws and procedures of many other offshore jurisdictions that follow English common law. Our lawyers have considerable experience dealing with insurance claims and contentious matters arising out of offshore jurisdictions in litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Our lawyers have relationships with specialist QCs and SCs.

Our Capabilities

Directors and Officers

  • Our lawyers advise on claims asserted against directors and officers of offshore trading, holding, fund, investment and trust companies, including a variety of claims arising post-financial crisis.
  • Our lawyers advise on liquidation claims and a securities class action against directors and officers of a hedge fund managed by a private equity group.
  • Our lawyers advise on liquidation claims against directors and officers of a fund.

Trusts and Trustees

  • Our lawyers have advised various settlors, beneficiaries, protectors, guardians, and trustees of offshore trusts on a variety of matters arising in hostile litigation, including breach of trust and indemnity claims.
  • Our lawyers have advised various trustees, beneficiaries and guardians of trusts on restructuring, administration, and variation applications and confidentiality and representation orders.
  • Our lawyers have advised various Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurers of offshore trustees on insurance coverage issues relating to professional negligence and breach of trust claims asserted against trustees.
  • Our lawyers have acted as monitoring counsel for E&O insurers on substantial professional negligence and restitutionary claims asserted against offshore trustees.
  • Our lawyers have advised E&O insurers of trustees on subrogation costs issues relating to trustees’ rights of indemnity against trust assets and beneficiaries.

Accountants and Auditors

  • Our lawyers have advised various offshore and international firms of accountants and auditors on disclosure and reporting obligations to offshore and onshore regulators, as well as confidentiality obligations.
  • Our lawyers have advised various offshore and international firms of accountants on their discovery obligations under letters of request issued by onshore and other offshore courts.
  • Our lawyers have advised various firms of accountants and auditors and their E&O insurers on professional negligence claims arising out of services provided to offshore companies.

Fund Managers

  • Our lawyers advise on insurance coverage issues arising out of a regulatory investigation and settlement of claims against an offshore fund manager.
  • Our lawyers advise on potential claims for contribution and indemnity against funds and fund managers.
  • Our lawyers have advised in response to regulatory investigations.

Fund Administrators

  • Our lawyers have advised E&O insurers of an offshore fund administrator on coverage issues.
  • Our lawyers advise on professional negligence claims arising out of the collapse of two very substantial hedge funds.
  • Our lawyers have advised international offshore fund administrators on standard terms and conditions of engagement.

Banks and Fund Custodians

  • Our lawyers advise on professional negligence claims arising out of the collapse of hedge funds.
  • Our lawyers have advised international offshore fund administrators on standard terms and conditions of engagement.
  • Our lawyers advise on regulatory investigations.

Insurance Brokers, Insurers and Underwriting Agents

  • Our lawyers have advised E&O insurers on various professional negligence claims asserted against insurance brokers in offshore jurisdictions.
  • Our lawyers advise on regulatory investigations.

Architects, Real Estate and Construction Professionals

  • Our lawyers have advised E&O insurers on professional negligence claims against architects, construction professionals, and real estate agents in offshore jurisdictions.
$899 Per Hour

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