September 21, 2021 Download PDF

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – Graham Thompson Partner, Stephen Wilson, QC, who is head of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in Providenciales, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is the author of the TCI chapter of the Chambers and Partners recently published International Arbitration 2021 Global Practice Guide.

The publication, which is a comprehensive guide, examines the legal structures underpinning international arbitration in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Although, as Wilson indicates, international arbitration is not a commonly used method of dispute resolution in TCI.

The Guide provides content around core structural areas including:

• Governing Legislation
• The Arbitration Agreement
• The Arbitral Tribunal
• Jurisdiction
• Relief, Preliminary and Interim
• Procedures
• Evidence
• Confidentiality

The Guide also addresses the Award. Review of the Award and Enforcement of the Award. The publication additionally covers other areas of note, including Class Action or Group Arbitration, Third Party Funding, Consolidation and Third Parties among others.

Chambers and Partners practice guides like this one, have been recognised globally as “definitive global law guides offering comparative analysis from top-ranked lawyers”.

A PDF copy of the TCI chapter on the 2021 Guide is available here, International Arbitration 2021 – Turks and Caicos Islands. The eEdition of ‘International Arbitration’ and any of its individual chapters are downloadable from the Global Practice Guides website here, https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/international-arbitration-2021.

Stephen Wilson QC, is a 2021 Chambers and Partners Band I ranked attorney, for the Chambers Global, General Business – Dispute Resolution distinction. A recognition that he has received in every year since 2014.

Stephen has appeared in many of the TCI’s headline cases involving disputes in the tourism and hospitality, banking, real estate, insurance and construction/building sectors. He has a broad range of experience with matters in the Admiralty, Shipping and Aviation, Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Employment and Labour, Insurance, Intellectual Property, and Property and Development sectors.

His corporate and commercial work has included complex corporate and commercial disputes comprising multi-jurisdictional claims, multi-party actions, contract breaches, and insolvencies and liquidations involving local and international parties, shareholder disputes, and corporate reorganizations and restructurings. He is also a leading lawyer in intellectual property litigation in TCI.