Peter Clucas > Cains > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile
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Peter is a Managing Director and head of Cains’ top tier Litigation team. He has been repeatedly recognized as a leading practitioner in the Isle of Man and regularly advises clients on strategy and procedure relating to international and domestic commercial disputes, insolvency and money laundering matters. His clients include financial institutions, insurance companies, multi-jurisdictional trust companies and HNWIs as well as acting on instruction from major international law firms.
He has considerable experience advising on cases involving court approved corporate restructuring and business transfer schemes.
Peter appears as counsel in cases before the Isle of Man High Court and the Isle of Man Appeal Court and also has experience of appearing before the Island’s Financial Services tribunal.
His longstanding reputation is endorsed by his ‘Hall of Fame’ standing with The Legal 500, due to his ability to handle some of the Islands’ largest injunction and civil fraud instructions. Clients have commented on Peter as being “very professional, experienced, very responsive and good attention to detail” and “a credit to his profession”.
Manx advocate 1993; English solicitor 2005 (currently non-practising).
International Compliance Association, Isle of Man Law Society.
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
Cains is the largest independent firm in the Isle of Man, commended by clients for its ‘range, as well as depth’. The team is led by insolvency expert Peter Clucas and Robert Colquitt, who has a very broad skillset across commercial and chancery litigation. Lindsey Bermingham heads the firm’s compliance team and as such is highly skilled in regulatory and more specifically anti-money laundering disputes. Senior legal adviser David Doyle is another name of note and an expert trust and regulatory disputes. Cross-border litigation is another strong point of the practice, with senior consultant Seth Caine being a key name in this regard. On the junior side of the team, senior associate Tara Cubbons and associate Charles Williams are highly recommended and both highly skilled in insolvency disputes.
- Dispute resolution - Isle of Man
- Hall of Fame - Isle of Man > Dispute resolution
- Leading individuals - Isle of Man > Dispute resolution
Top Tier Firm Rankings
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