Broadhurst LLC > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Firm Profile

Broadhurst LLC
4th Floor, Monaco Towers
54 Edward Street, PO Box 2503
Grand Cayman KY1-1104
Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Broadhurst LLC‘s conflict-free disputes team maintains a wide focus that encompasses insolvencies and corporate restructurings, as well as private client and trust disputes, asset tracing and enforcement matters, and family law litigation. The practice is jointly headed up by seasoned multi-jurisdictional disputes lawyer Kyle Broadhurst and financial services specialist Ian Lambert. Richard Parrish is experienced in contentious trust litigation and cross-border insolvency proceedings. Personal injury head Joseph Romano and clinical negligence lawyer Tiziana Romano are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Kyle Broadhurst; Ian Lambert

Testimonials

‘Kyle Broadhurst is a thoughtful but robust litigator who carefully analyses the best course to achieve the best outcome for the client. He is astute and dedicated, and always available to give on the spot advice.’

‘An excellent team- very responsive from the partners to associates to other support personnel. Also, very knowledgeable, always has the client’s best interest at heart. I have recommended this firm to several people and they have all been quite satisfied with the services provided. The partners breath of knowledge in the relevant law is impressive.’

‘Kyle Broadhurst has been exceptional in the services he has provided to me and my family on different occasions. His knowledge of the relevant law and its interpretation has been impressive. He is very responsive to any questions or requests for advice. His communication has always been timely and clear.’

‘Experienced litigators who have stolen a march on the competition through their willingness to take on contingency whilst most of their competitors have not.’

‘Broadhurst are professional, efficient and personable. They have been involved in a number of our liquidation files (directly and indirectly) and the team have been very insightful and knowledgeable throughout as well as being very easy to deal with.’

‘Ian Lambert is a very knowledgeable litigator and has a wide variety of experience which is evident from interactions with him. Ian is very easy, user-friendly and understands the intricacies of Cayman Law.’

‘Kyle Broadhurst and Richard Parrish are very easy to work with, take the time to listen to the business’s issues, review their advice and engage in sensible discussions. I am impressed with their quick turnaround times and quality of work.’

‘Kyle Broadhurst is a seasoned advocate who inspires trust and confidence.’

Key clients

FRP Advisory Trading Ltd.

RSM UK Restructuring Advisory LLP

Kroll

Chris Johnson and Associates

Crowe Cayman Limited

WestTel t/a Logic

Work highlights

  • Advising two of the independent directors of the general partner of one of the Abraaj funds, Neoma Private Equity Fund IV LP (formerly known as Abraaj Private Equity Fund IV LP) concerning complex issues arising out of the collapse of the single largest Middle Eastern private equity group.
  • Representing and advising the joint official liquidators of multiple Cayman companies with respect to litigation and insolvency advice regarding the AwalCos’ winding-up process and in defending a $9.2bn  corporate fraud claim.
  • Representing and advising the joint official liquidators of multiple Cayman companies, providing litigation and insolvency advice.

Broadhurst is a Cayman offshore specialist litigation, insolvency and corporate boutique law firm advising local and international clients. Broadhurst is frequently engaged in local and international disputes and transactions by multinational institutions, high-net-worth individuals, creditors, debtors, directors, officers, shareholders, liquidators, receivers and other professionals. They frequently handle Cayman litigation and transactions on behalf of non-Cayman law firms and in-house counsel.

Main areas of the dispute resolution practice include: insolvency and corporate restructuring; private client and trust disputes; asset tracing and enforcement; personal injury claims; high-value family law litigation; insurance; property; as well as corporate and commercial disputes.

In addition to Broadhurst’s wealth of experience in multijurisdictional dispute resolution matters it has a solid backbone of restructuring and insolvency experience which allows their attorneys to service clients from the litigation aspect of a matter as well as the restructuring/insolvency component of a matter.

In the last 12 months Broadhurst LLC has been newly retained on a myriad of complex litigation matters including, but not limited to:

  • Defending the 6 AwalCo companies in the AHABSaad et al US$9 billion (reduced to US$6 billion) corporate fraud claim AHAB is pursuing against the AwalCos and other defendants through the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal and now on appeal to the Privy Counsel;
  • Advising two of the independent directors of the general partner of one of the Abraaj funds, Neoma Private Equity Fund IV LP (formerly known as Abraaj Private Equity Fund IV LP) concerning complex issues arising out of the collapse of the single largest Middle Eastern private equity group, said at one time to have had US$ 12 Billion of assets under management.
  • Advising and representing the JOLs of Ascentra Holdings, Inc (in Official Liquidation) in contentious cross-border insolvency proceedings
  • Acting for the JVLs of Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund (formerly in voluntary liquidation now in official liquidation) in litigious and contentious cross-boarder insolvency proceedings involving the SEC, directors, service providers and other entities;
  • Advising the JOLs of MV Advisory Ltd. (in Official Liquidation) the management company of a large Cayman Islands resort on potential claims;
  • Acting for the Defendants in an alleged $6 million dollar fraud concerning real property in Japan; and
  • Representing numerous individuals on serious and high-value personal injury matters.

Broadhurst is often engaged to litigate opposite larger multi-office offshore firms, with demonstrated successful outcomes. Broadhurst’s lawyers have extensive experience before all Courts and Tribunals in Cayman and have worked on the largest and most complex litigation cases in Cayman.

The relatively recent additions of Ian Lambert, Tiziana Romano and Joseph Romano to Broadhurst has bolstered its already experienced team of litigators. Broadhurst has 10 fee earners comprising of 8 lawyers and 2 paralegals. 7 of the lawyers are litigators and Jeffrey Johnstone (the 8th lawyer) provides key corporate and commercial advice to Broadhurst’s litigation clients. Of the law firms that only have offices in Cayman, Broadhurst has one of the largest litigation teams.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Dispute Resolution Kyle Broadhurstkyle@broadhurstllc.com+1(345)949-7237
Dispute Resolution Ian Lambertian@broadhurstllc.com+1(345)949-7237
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