Legal Business

Offshore: Caribbean calling


UK offshore law firms are increasingly offering British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal services from Caribbean offices or their Crown dependency bases. LB assesses the changing landscape of the Caribbean legal market

UK-based offshore law firms have been enjoying a Caribbean sojourn this year. In June Carey Olsen announced it would be opening an office in the Cayman Islands; Bedell Cristin established its British Virgin Islands (BVI) office at the start of 2012; while Mourant Ozannes launched in the BVI in September.