Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions covering a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious corporate and finance law, investment funds, private equity, structured products, capital markets, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
Walkers delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.
Harriet Ter-Berg joined Walkers' Cayman office in 2021 where she is an associate in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group. She specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration, cross-border dispute resolution, contentious insolvency, company and partnership matters, civil fraud and trusts work.
Harriet was called to the English Bar in 2012 and practised as a Commercial Chancery barrister between 2013 and 2017. Between 2017 and 2020 she worked as an attorney in the London office of a leading US law firm before moving to Walkers.Harriet has appeared extensively both as sole advocate and as junior counsel in the higher courts of England and before a number of international arbitral tribunals. Her dispute resolution and advisory experience encompasses a broad spectrum of international corporate and commercial cases involving contractual disputes, jurisdictional challenges and conflicts of laws issues, civil fraud and asset tracing claims, shareholder and partnership disputes and breach of fiduciary duty claims. She also has considerable experience advising office-holders and creditors in connection with high-value and cross-border corporate insolvencies and bankruptcies. Recent experience includes acting for Deutsche Bank in its capacity as an interested party in the administrations of two companies in the Lehman Brothers group.
Admitted In:Cayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Oxford, UK and Leiden University, Leiden, the NetherlandsDiploma in International Commercial Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Oxford, UKBar Professional Training Course, City Law School, City University, London, England, UK
Harriet is a Fellow of CIArb. She was also the recipient of the Lincolns Inn Hardwicke Entrance Award and the Oxford University Gibbs Book Prize.
Harriet is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn and an associate member of Hardwicke chambers. She is also a fellow and committee member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), Cayman chapter.