Areas of Practice
Mr. John Harris specializes in commercial litigation with an emphasis on investment funds, insolvency and trusts disputes. He regularly acts for financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, investors and professional advisers in relation to funds in distress or liquidation, and dealing with security, implementing insolvency procedures, enforcement of guarantees and bringing recovery and fraud actions.
John also acts on general commercial disputes and has run cases at all levels of the English and Cayman Islands court systems up to and including the Supreme Court.
John has been recommended by Chambers Global 2014 in Dispute Resolution. Chambers noted that he is singled out by clients who are “big fans of his work – he makes people comfortable and inspires confidence in the work that you’re doing.”
John earned a B.A. with honours in Law at Durham University in 1992. He then earned his Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with commendation at York University in 1994. John joined Higgs & Johnson and was admitted to the Cayman Bar in 2010.