Neil McLarnon

Partner, Cayman Islands

Neil joins us having spent 12 years practising as a Barrister in London’s leading offshore commercial chancery Chambers. Before that Neil spent 2 years in the London litigation department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Neil has specialised in complex international commercial litigation and arbitration involving disputes up to the value of US$50 billion. As sole Counsel, Neil has represented clients at every level of the English civil law court structure, from tribunals and county courts, through the High Court, the Court of Appeal to the UK Supreme Court. He has represented clients in ICC, LCIA, DIAC and ad hoc arbitrations. He also regularly appeared before the Dubai International Financial Centre Court. As Junior Counsel, he has worked alongside Senior Counsel for hearings and trials taking place before the High Court and the Courts of the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey.

Neil’s practice areas include arbitration, banking and finance, civil fraud, commercial law, company law, directors’ duties, funds law, injunctions, insolvency law, partnership law, private international law and trusts and estates law.

Admitted: England and Wales 2004 (Lincoln’s Inn) (currently non-practising)
Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) 2006, Dubai International Financial Centre ,Registered Legal Practitioner (2012-2016)
Cayman Islands (Full admission) 2016
Education: Jurisprudence, New College, University of Oxford Bar Vocational Course (BPP)
Hardwicke Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn), Sir Thomas More Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn), Cholmeley Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn)

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