Solomon Harris 
appoints partners

Solomon Harris announced its latest appointments to partnership – Sam Dawson and Jonathan Fitzgibbons, of the firm’s Cayman office, and Nick Reid of the firm’s Zurich branch.

Sophia Harris, the firm’s managing partner said, “The firm is pleased to announce these appointments to partnership as these gentlemen are highly regarded and have outstanding reputations in their field of practice.”

Mr. Fitzgibbons leads his own team within the firm’s funds department and represents institutional businesses such as Banco Itau, Unibanco and Harcourt Investment Consulting with their fund and commercial corporate work.

Meanwhile, Mr. Dawson is known for his work in the insolvency and litigation areas having been involved in many important recent decisions on the winding up of Cayman investment funds.

Mr. Reid is instrumental in the development of the firm’s presence in Europe and since 21 January, 2011, he has been active in the management of the Zurich office, read a statement by the law firm.

Solomon Harris Partner Paul Scrivener said, “I am delighted to welcome Sam, Jonathan and Nick to the partnership. They have each, in their different ways, made a terrific contribution to the development and growth of Solomon Harris and I know that they will continue to do so. This is the start of an exciting new chapter for the firm.”

Mr. Fitzgibbons is originally from New Zealand and worked with the London office of Washington DC firm Crowell & Moring in the investment funds and corporate groups before joining Solomon Harris.

Mr. Dawson is also from New Zealand, having worked with Gibson Sheat Lawyers before joining Solomon Harris.

Lastly, Mr. Reid is originally from Scotland and having worked for Solomon Harris in its investment funds department, moved to the Dubai branch of the largest law firm based in the Middle East and worked in investment funds prior to returning to Solomon Harris’ Zurich branch.

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