Lindsey Bermingham > Cains > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

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Lindsey is a Director within Cains’ top tier Litigation team and has experience on all aspects of commercial and chancery litigation. 

She is also highly experienced in regulatory issues, anti-money laundering and international cooperation and has significant experience of large-scale criminal investigations and trials.  In 2010, Lindsey was awarded the Chief Constable’s Certificate of Merit for her contribution to a complex money laundering/fraud investigation.

Lindsey recently re-joined Cains having been engaged by the Isle of Man Government between October 2016 and June 2019 to set up the Island’s Financial Intelligence Unit.  During this time Lindsey also served as a member of the Egmont Committee of financial intelligence units, a united body of 164 financial intelligence units from around the globe. 

Lindsey has been hailed as “knowledgeable and approachable”, with clients briefing her “because they don’t want her on the other side”.


Manx Advocate 1997; English Solicitor (non-practising); November 2016 – June 2019, Head of the Isle of Man Financial Intelligence Unit.


Isle of Man Law Society.

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Insurance and pensions

Cains advises on the full spectrum of cross-border insurance and reinsurance matters, ranging from regulatory issues to high-value transactions. The team also has a strong litigation team at hand to deal with controversial matters. Tristan Head is a key contact regarding corporate finance transactional work such as IPOs, captive insurance structuring matters, and public/private bonds. Jonathan Latham is noted for specialising exclusively in insurance law and regulatory matters, including multi-jurisdictional reorganisations. Director Lindsey Bermingham focuses on regulatory and anti-money laundering advice for insurance clients, while Scott Leonard-Morgan deals with insurance transactional matters and regulatory work.

Isle of Man > Dispute resolution

Cains is ‘one of the go-to firms in the Isle of Man’ for litigation services and is particularly sought after for advice regarding commercial and corporate disputes, high value and complex contentious insolvency matters, asset tracing, fraud and trust litigation cases. The team, jointly headed by Peter Clucas and ‘stand-outRobert Colquitt, regularly acts for corporates, private equity sponsors, international banks and alternative lenders. ‘Extremely experiencedLindsey Bermingham is a ‘superb lawyer’ specialising in regulatory issues, anti-money laundering and international co-operation. David Doyle and Seth Caine, as well as the corporate and commercial litigation focused Tara Cubbon and Charles Williams, are also noted. Clients laud the ‘great customer service’ and ‘trusted advice’.