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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Westchester Group, Carey Olsen

Editorial Staff

23 March 2021

Westchester Group
Nuveen-owned has made two hires for its office in the British Virgin Islands and to its BVI dispute resolution group in particular.

The joiners are associates Catherine O'Connell and Izabella Prusskaya, working under the leadership of Alex Hall Taylor QC. They follow the appointments in December of partner Tim Wright and counsel Simon Hall.

Their appointments also coincide with the firm having boosted the size of its Tortola office.

O’Connell joins after more than two years at Walkers in the BVI; she advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious dispute resolution and insolvency matters, including general financial services litigation, trusts and shareholder disputes. Prior to moving offshore, O’Connell spent five years working for leading Irish firm A&L Goodbody.

Prusskaya is a multi-lingual Russian national educated in Russia, Germany and the US, who trained with Hogan Lovells in Moscow, and previously practised in France, Switzerland and the UK. She is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, is a New York state attorney, and has experience advising in a broad range of complex and multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration cases across several sectors.

Carey Olsen has 30 BVI-qualified lawyers working across its international network of offices.