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23/06/2020 | hsmoffice

Investors Impressed by the Cayman Islands: Three Jewels in One Crown

Grand Cayman has always been a destination for day-trippers and snowbirds alike. In 2019, we saw the highest arrival numbers in recorded history of the tourism industry, and while 2020 has seen less foot traffic, the Cayman Islands Government has Read more +

09/06/2020 | hsmoffice

The Effect of Ellington v Chief Immigration Officer of the Cayman Islands

Associate Alastair David covers this case, which has relevance to permanent residence applications and revocations. On 29 April 2020, the Grand Court in the Cayman Islands handed down a decision in the case of Ellington v Chief Immigration Officer of Read more +

04/06/2020 | hsmoffice

HSM Announces Four Partner Promotions

The HSM Group has promoted four Senior Associates to Partners across its Cayman Islands law firm. Linda DaCosta, Sarah Allison and Kerrie Cox became Partners of HSM Chambers and Sophie Peat became a Partner of HSM IP. Since HSM’s inception Read more +

03/06/2020 | hsmoffice

Implied Repeal of Cayman Law to Benefit Victims of Motor Vehicle Accidents

An Analysis of Bennett v. Diaz (2020) (unreported, Cause No: 215 of 2015). HSM Senior Associate Kerrie Cox shares how the Cayman Islands’ Grand Court has settled a long-standing controversy which has plagued those injured in road traffic accidents over Read more +

HSM Announces Four Partner Promotions

The HSM Group has promoted four Senior Associates to Partners across its Cayman Islands law firm.

Linda DaCosta, Sarah Allison and Kerrie Cox became Partners of HSM Chambers and Sophie Peat became a Partner of HSM IP.

Since HSM’s inception in 2012, this is the largest cohort of Partners at a time – marking seven partners in total alongside Huw Moses, Nick Joseph and Ian Lambert.

Linda has been practicing in the Cayman Islands for over 20 years. She manages HSM’s property team and also has a wealth of experience in regulatory matters, employment law and contractual disputes.

Kerrie is a highly experienced advocate and litigator in employment, commercial, general civil and family law.

Sarah manages HSM’s Debt Solutions and Recovery department and is an integral member of their Insolvency team.

Sophie manages HSM’s Intellectual Property team and is well-versed on IP legislation across the Caribbean/Latin America. She also contributed to the committee responsible for drafting new IP legislation in the Cayman Islands.

“Our firm’s strength comes from our people. These promotions recognise their valuable contributions over the years and I look forward to continuing to grow our firm with them,” shares HSM Managing Partner, Huw Moses OBE. This move showcases their dedication to these practice areas and is testament to the firm’s ongoing commitment to the Cayman Islands.