Harneys continues expansion of Hong Kong team
Harneys is pleased to announce the continuing expansion of our legal team in Hong Kong.
Among the new joiners are litigation counsel James Noble and banking and finance associate Vanisha Harjani. The firm now fields 14 principal fee earners and 3 paralegals in Hong Kong covering all key BVI and Cayman Islands transactional, restructuring and litigation practice areas.
Managing Partner of the Hong Kong office Jonathan Culshaw commented: “Harneys is growing on multiple fronts in Asia and it is essential that we have the right team of lawyers who will help us deliver the rapid response and high level legal advice for which the firm is known. James and Vanisha each bring with them a proven track record in their respective areas of expertise and I am delighted to welcome them on board.”
Prior to moving to Hong Kong in July, James Noble practised for nearly two years as a member of the firm’s litigation and insolvency group in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. James specialises in shareholder litigation and hedge fund disputes but also has a broad range of experience in financial services litigation and insolvency. Beginning his career with Clayton Utz in Australia James subsequently worked as a senior associate in the London and Sydney offices of Norton Rose for seven years before moving offshore.
Vanisha Harjani joined Harneys in August. A specialist in banking and finance transactions including unsecured and secured lending, asset and acquisition finance and structured finance, Vanish practises both BVI and Cayman law. She joined Harneys from Ogier Hong Kong where she worked for five years. Vanisha speaks English, Hindi and Sindhi.
Harneys’ Hong Kong office is the hub of an expanding British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal practice in Asia.
Harneys is a leading international offshore law firm providing British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Anguilla and Cyprus legal advice. Through its offices in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Hong Kong, London and Montevideo the firm provides legal services to the world’s top law firms, financial institutions and corporates. Over its 50 year history Harneys has been consistently ranked as the top law firm in the British Virgin Islands. For more information please visit www.harneys.com