Commerical and Insurance Litigator Joins Appleby

24 Feb, 2012

Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has recruited a City of London lawyer into its market-leading litigation team in the Cayman Islands.

Shaun Tracey recently joined the firm as an Associate in the Litigation and Insolvency Practice Group from leading UK law firm, Simmons & Simmons. He will focus primarily in the areas of insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution, negligence claims, fund and shareholder disputes, and fraud litigation.

Shaun brings with him particular expertise in complex, high-value professional negligence and directors’ and officers’ claims in the financial services sector and has handled contractual disputes, fraud claims and regulatory investigations and insurance coverage disputes.

During the course of his career, Shaun has advised multinational companies, insurers, professional firms, fiduciary service providers and their professional directors, banks, government departments, and private clients. He has also undertaken successful secondments to a division of Barclays and Travelers Insurance Company.

A keen advocate, Shaun has represented pro bono clients before the Employment Tribunal and has conducted advocacy at interlocutory court hearings.

Jeremy Walton, Cayman Practice Group Head of Litigation and Insolvency, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Shaun who has a wealth of specialist experience. He will add even more strength to our pool of top litigation lawyers, and enhance our handling of claims brought against professionals and service providers, which is emerging as a trend in offshore litigation.”

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