Wilson, Litigation and Dispute Resolution – Turks and Caicos Islands, 2019 Virtual Roundtable

April 30, 2019 Download PDF
Wilson, Litigation and Dispute Resolution – Turks and Caicos Islands, 2019 Virtual Roundtable

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos – Stephen Wilson, QC, who heads Graham Thompson’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in the Turks and Caicos Islands joined seven other experts from around the world in a Virtual Roundtable to “discuss the latest changes and interesting developments relating to Litigation and Dispute Resolution”. According to James Drakeford, Editor in Chief of the Corporate Live Wire 2019 publication of the roundtable, experts discuss “the judicial structures, regulatory changes, litigation trends and noteworthy and noteworthy case studies of key jurisdictions” including the Turks and Caicos Islands, and also featuring Bahrain, Finland, Germany, India, Israel and Nigeria.

He adds, that the roundtable “also offers useful advice on when to consider alternative dispute resolution, how to minimise costs of litigation, and what strategies can be implemented in order to achieve consistent results.”

The Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2019, Virtual Roundtable features discussion on eleven critical questions:

  1. Can you outline the court and judicial structure in your jurisdiction?
  2. Have there been any recent regulatory changes or interesting developments?
  3. Are you noticing any trends in industry-specific litigation or dispute resolution?
  4. To what extent has spending cuts and strains on the current legal system led to a need to change the way in which litigation is pursued?
  5. How do you determine when to consider alternative dispute resolution?
  6. Disputes can often be quite complex and multifaceted. To what extent do the various different elements – such as industry, size of company, jurisdiction/s of conflict, etc – play a role in your approach?
  7. What measures can a company enact to help minimise the cost, damage and disruption of litigation to their business?
  8. What strategies, techniques or conflict management tools can be employed in order to achieve consistent results?
  9. What are the main advantages and challenges of international litigation?
  10. What impact will Brexit have on London as a major arbitration centre?
  11. In an ideal world what would you like to see implemented or changed?

The Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2019, Virtual Roundtable and Stephen Wilson’s contributions on the regulatory changes, industry trends and interesting developments, in the Turks and Caicos Islands, key elements of that jurisdiction’s judicial structure and other notable insights may be downloaded here Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 2019 Virtual Roundtable. Stephen Wilson, QC, is a partner in the law firm of Graham Thompson.