International & Offshore Barristers

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Cross-border contentious and advisory work represents an increasingly important aspect of Guildhall Chambers' practice. Members have worked on or been instructed in important offshore cases in recent years and are regular lecturers and writers on offshore and international topics.

The expertise of members at Guildhall, and our ability to use our London or Bristol locations, naturally supports our international clients and the type of legal issues that frequently arise in offshore and international disputes.

We have expertise in all international and offshore aspects of:

  • arbitration
  • asset tracing, freezing and recovery
  • banking and finance
  • civil fraud
  • commercial & commercial fraud
  • companies
  • construction and real estate disputes
  • conflicts of law
  • enforcement of foreign judgments
  • financial services, products and derivatives
  • financial services regulation and financial promotion
  • funds
  • insolvency & restructuring
  • joint ventures
  • mediation
  • sports
  • trusts

Guildhall Chambers has experience in assisting overseas clients and / or appearing in high-profile and important cases across many international and offshore jurisdictions where English law, or common law and statutes emulating or modelled on English law, apply.

These jurisdictions include:

  • The Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • The Cayman Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Guernsey
  • Hong Kong
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Mauritius
  • Singapore
  • The Turks & Caicos Islands

Our membership includes barristers who are full members of, or have been called ad hoc to, the local Bars of some of these offshore centres.

Members also have experience of cross border issues in numerous onshore countries in Continental and Eastern Europe, Africa, and North America.

Clerk Contact Information

For further information and enquiries please contact Christy Farrer, Lisa Mainwaring, Chris Checketts or Mike Norton on 0117 930 9000.