Marc Kish is a Partner in Harneys’ Cayman Litigation and Insolvency Group and has practised in the Cayman Islands since 2008. Prior to joining Harneys in 2014, Marc worked in the litigation and insolvency department of Maples and Calder. He routinely advises on contentious and non-contentious restructurings and insolvency proceedings, fraud and asset tracing claims and commercial litigation. His client base includes investment banks, multinational corporations and financial services professionals from a large number of onshore and offshore jurisdictions.
Marc has a substantial advisory practice focused on the duties of Cayman Islands directors, general partners, liquidators and receivers in the hedge fund and private equity arenas, and regularly acts for secured and unsecured creditors, limited partners and shareholders of distressed funds in connection with disputes arising out, or in anticipation of, events of default or unpaid redemptions or capital calls. He regularly advises office holders and investors as to the role and function of liquidation and creditor committees and the interaction of Cayman and foreign insolvency proceedings. He also represents trustees and beneficiaries in relation to their rights under offshore trust arrangements.
Marc has served on several legislative subcommittees advising the Cayman Islands government as to the desirability and effect of proposed legislation concerning, for example, contractual rights of third parties, damages awarded in medical negligence actions, and contingency and conditional fee and third party funding arrangements. Marc is also a contributor to The Offshore Litigation Blog, a Harneys blog that shares news and views about litigation, dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency offshore.
Marc is recommended by Chambers and Legal 500.