Higgs & Johnson have a new
addition to their insolvency team.
On 13 July, John Harris was
admitted to practise as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by Justice
Angus Foster on an application by the firm, which is continuing to expand its
litigation department in the Cayman Islands.
Prior to joining Higgs &
Johnson, Mr. Harris practiced law at the law firm of DLA Piper in the UK. Mr.
Harris has advised on bankruptcy and asset recovery, liability and assessment
of damages, formal insolvencies, commercial and financial services litigation.
The admission application in the
Grand Court was made by the firm’s Country Managing Partner, Philip Boni, who
welcomed Mr. Harris to the firm and expressed his pleasure at this opportunity
to expand the services being offered by the Firm.
Also attending the admission were
other associates from the firm’s litigation department and colleagues.
Justice Foster commented that even
though Mr. Harris had already been admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court
in England, the admission to the Bar of the Cayman Islands was not simply
ceremonial and becoming an Officer of the Grand Court demands the highest
expectations, integrity and honesty of its officers.
Justice Foster then congratulated
Mr. Harris on his admission and welcomed him as a legal practitioner to the