Experience

Cross-border contentious and advisory work represents a defining aspect of XXIV Old Buildings’ practice.  Members have been instructed in almost every important offshore case in recent years and are frequent lecturers and writers on offshore and international topics.  Several have assisted in drafting offshore legislation.

We have extensive proven expertise in all international and offshore aspects of:

  • arbitration
  • asset tracing and recovery
  • commercial fraud
  • companies
  • conflicts of law
  • enforcement of foreign judgments
  • financial products and derivatives
  • funds
  • insolvency & restructuring
  • joint ventures
  • mediation
  • trusts

Principal jurisdictions include:

  • Anguilla
  • The Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • The Cayman Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Dubai
  • Gibraltar
  • Guernsey
  • Hong Kong
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Singapore
  • The Turks & Caicos Islands

Many of our barristers are full members of, or have been called, ad hoc, to, the local Bars of these offshore centres.

Members also have substantial experience of cross border issues in numerous onshore countries in Continental and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, Africa, China and North America.

XXIV Old Buildings’ international presence is enhanced and supported by its highly effective office in Geneva.

Please contact one of the practice management team to discuss your particular requirements or e-mail the practice managers at practicemanagers@xxiv.co.uk. Sue Medder and the other members of the management team will be able to provide you with up-to-date information concerning cases in which members are involved, including landmark decisions. You can also find out more about members’ particular experience by visiting the members area of this site.