Kobre & Kim, Peter Tyers-Smith Earns Recognitions in The Legal 500’s “Cayman Islands: Dispute Resolution”
December 22, 2022
Publication: The Legal 500
The Legal 500 has recognized Kobre & Kim in its latest “Cayman Islands: Dispute Resolution” rankings, as well as listing Peter Tyers-Smith among its “Leading Individuals” in the category,
The publication praised Kobre & Kim’s “small but strong team, with first-class individuals at every level,” noting the firm’s practice acting as special counsel in high-value, high-profile proceedings involving liquidations, fraud and investment fund disputes.
In addition, Mr. Tyers-Smith is noted for his “broad capabilities including matters arising from distressed mutual and private equity funds, and failed joint venture arrangements.” Testimonials praised him as “a very committed and impressive lawyer and advocate,” “very well-respected, and easy to deal with when working alongside,” “very commercial and constructive,” a “senior strategist who calculates risk and then executes against a plan” and someone with a “great work ethic” able to “navigate the most difficult cases and circumstances, extremely well.”
Also spotlighted are Jalil Asif KC, praised as “extremely thorough and level-headed” and “well versed in shareholder disputes,” as well as Ilona Groark, “well regarded for fraud and asset tracing matters” and lauded as “incredibly hardworking.”