Simon Hall > Carey Olsen > Tortola, British Virgin Islands > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
RODUS BUILDING
ROAD REEF MARINA, PO BOX 3093
ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA
British Virgin Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Position

Simon Hall is counsel in Carey Olsen’s BVI Dispute Resolution and Litigation team.

Simon moved to the BVI in 2015 and has significant BVI litigation experience. His caseload has primarily involved shareholder / director disputes, fraud and asset tracing, contentious trust and probate, and insolvency work. This has also included a wide array of interlocutory work including applications for freezing orders, prohibitory injunctions and the appointment of receivers. Simon has conducted litigation before the BVI Commercial Court, ECSC Court of Appeal and the Privy Council. He has acted for a wide range of clients including large financial institutions, high net worth individuals, insolvency practitioners and professional trustees.

Simon also has considerable advocacy experience and regularly appears as lead and junior counsel before the BVI Commercial Court and ECSC Court of Appeal. He has conducted numerous trials in the BVI as well as interlocutory hearings (on and without notice), and interlocutory and final appeals.

Career

Simon was admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2013 (currently non-practising) and admitted in the BVI in 2015. Simon has also obtained his Higher Rights of Audience.

Simon joined Carey Olsen in 2020, having spent over five and a half years in the BVI office of Maples and Calder, where he was an associate in the litigation team.

Memberships

Simon is a member of the BVI Bar Association, the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA), and the Law Society of England and Wales. He also sits on the BVI Commercial Court Users Committee.