Tim Wright

Partner

Tim is head of Bedell Cristin’s British Virgin Islands litigation and dispute resolution practice. He advises on a wide range of litigation and insolvency matters, drawing on his broad onshore and offshore experience. He is a solicitor advocate and barrister and regularly appears in court.

Tim's recent work in the BVI has focused on cross-border fraud and asset tracing and all forms of corporate insolvency work, including liquidation. He is experienced at acting for and against liquidators, and he has recently been engaged in defending a claim under s273 of the Insolvency Act seeking to challenge the decision of joint liquidators in substantial insolvency proceedings. Tim has particular experience in shareholder disputes and unfair prejudice petitions, fraud work emanating especially from Russia and cases involving complex jurisdictional issues. He is regularly instructed on an emergency basis in relation to interim remedies such as freezing injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal relief (third party disclosure orders).

Professional
  • Solicitor Advocate* - England and Wales
  • Barrister* - England and Wales
  • Legal Practitioner - British Virgin Islands

*non-practising

Industry focus
  • Member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • INSOL International, Insolvency Lawyers Association
  • Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA)
News/Experience
ABI Cross-Border Insolvency Program – we hope to see you there
Insolvency & Restructuring 05 Nov 2019 BVI Cayman Islands

Tim Wright from Bedell Cristin's BVI office and Tom Wright and Jamie McGee from the Cayman office are attending the American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI) Cross-Border Insolvency Program on 7 November 2019.

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New counsel appointed to Bedell Cristin’s BVI office
Litigation 19 Sep 2019 BVI

Lisa Walmisley has joined Bedell Cristin’s British Virgin Islands (BVI) office as Counsel to bolster the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice.

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Bedell Cristin strengthens litigation and dispute resolution team with partner in the BVI
Litigation 25 Jun 2019 BVI

Tim Wright has joined Bedell Cristin’s British Virgin Islands (BVI) office as partner and head of its litigation and dispute resolution practice.

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Fairfield Sentry: Privy Council confirms that New York Courts can apply BVI Insolvency law to void preference payments

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the ‘Privy Council’) delivered its decision in the latest round of Madoff litigation on 20 May 2019. It is the highest court of appeal for the British Virgin Islands (‘BVI’) and it found that BVI insolvency legis...

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