Sophia Harris

Managing Partner

Sophia was the founder of the firm Solomon Harris which merged with Bedell Cristin in 2018.

She trained and practised with Hunter & Hunter (now Appleby) before leaving to establish Solomon Harris in 1997.

Sophia’s specialties include banking, hedge funds and unit trusts, corporate and commercial law, trusts, immigration and all aspects of local licensing law.

Professional
  • Attorney at law - Cayman Islands
  • Council member of the Cayman Island Law Society
  • On the Board of Directors - Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited
  • Member of the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission by appointment of H.E. the Governor of the Cayman Islands
  • STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) Member
Industry focus
  • Addressed the United Nations on a number of occasions including the United Nations General Assembly on constitutional matters for the Cayman Islands.
Credentials
  • 'Individual of the year in Offshore Services' - Client Choice Awards - International 2013
  • 'Leading lawyer 100' - 2012 Guide, Lawyer Monthly
  • Sophia's understanding of issues is superb.
    Legal 500 2017
News/Experience
Solomon Harris becomes Bedell Cristin
02 Jul 2019 Cayman Islands

Following the merger of Solomon Harris and Bedell Cristin in October of last year, Solomon Harris will officially be changing its name to Bedell Cristin on 2 July 2019.

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Solomon Harris supports Cayman 27's Christmas for Kids
11 Dec 2018 Cayman Islands

Solomon Harris, now part of Bedell Cristin, has supported "Cayman 27's Christmas for Kids" for several years and is delighted to continue this in 2018.

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Insights
Residency options in the Cayman Islands for real estate investors
Briefings | 31 Jul 2019

The Cayman Islands are an English-speaking British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea with no income, property, estate or corporate taxes and no restrictions on foreign ownership of real estate. In addition to being a major offshore financial c...

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A guide to residency options in the Cayman Islands for persons of independent means
Briefings | 03 Jul 2019

The Cayman Islands are an English-speaking British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea with no income, property, estate or corporate taxes and there are no restrictions on foreign ownership of real estate. In addition to being a major offshore f...

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