Legal eagles are recognised

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The newly published Chambers Global 2013 has disclosed that Cains Advocates ‘is considered to be a market leader for its commercial litigation practice surrounding trust arrangements and corporate bodies in the island.

Chambers and Partners, which prides itself on the objectivity of its comme nt and the thoroughn ess of its market research, acknowledged the ability of Seth Caine, Peter Clucas, Robert Colquitt, Lindsey Bermingham and Gillian Christian who make up Cains’ commercial litigation department.

With reference to the depth and breadth of Cains’ litigation department’s skills and experience, Chambers interviewees noted the ‘spread of quality advocates who can represent [them] in a number of legal areas’.

The litigation team, which has more than 100 years’ combined experience, primarily handles complex commercial litigation, including corporate and shareholder claims, trust litigation, fraud recovery, injunctions and regulatory issues. It acts for a broad range of Isle of Man based and foreign clients, ranging from high net worth individuals to multi-national corporations, regulatory bodies and leading international law firms.

Andrew Corlett, managing director of Cains Advocates, said that litigation advocates required a ‘sophisticated understanding’ given the ever increasing complexity of commercial litigation.

‘Our litigation team is extremely well placed to offer informed and well thought out tailored solutions.

‘We are delighted that once again the team’s professionalism has been recognised by such a respected publication.”

Chambers Global ranks legal professionals in more 180 countries.

Cains is a leading international law and professional services group incorporated in the Isle of Man.

Cains has received various prestigious awards in recognition of its provision of legal services of the highest standards to its international clients.

In April 2009, Cains gained the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, the highest honour that can be bestowed on a British business.

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